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African-American Perspectives : On Crime Causation, Criminal Justice Administration and Crime Prevention

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ISBN-10: 0750698136

ISBN-13: 9780750698139

Edition: 1996

Authors: Anne T. Sulton

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African-American Perspectives is a collection of articles offering fresh and exciting ways of thinking about urban crime and its control. These articles, written by leading African American criminologists and practitioners, provide critical insights into several of the most pressing crime problems plaguing America's inner cities. The authors provide incisive and timely examinations of a wide range of contemporary urban crime issues, including youth violence, gangs, victimization of foreign visitors, police brutality and HIV/AIDS among prisoners. The authors also propose numerous innovative recommendations for crime control and prevention. Written by leading African-American criminologists and practitioners. Offers dozens of innovative recommendations for reducing crime. Suggests fresh and exciting new ways of thinking about a wide range of contemporary crime problems.
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 8/15/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 222
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Preface
Excluded: The Current Status of African-American Scholars in the Field of Criminology and Criminal Justice
A Dichotomization: Crime and Criminality Among Traditional and Christianized Igbo
The Colonial Model as a Theoretical Explanation of Crime and Delinquency
Blacks, Self-Esteem, and Delinquency: It's Time for a New Approach
The Politics of Disproportionality
Fear of crime Among Foreign Students
Drugs and Violence in Gangs
Black Female Delinquency
Family and Delinquency: African-American Female-Headed Households and Chronic Maladaptive Behavior By Juveniles
Black Perspectives on Police Brutality
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