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Many Colors of Crime Inequalities of Race, Ethnicity, and Crime in America

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ISBN-10: 0814767206

ISBN-13: 9780814767207

Edition: 2006

Authors: Ruth D. Peterson, Lauren J. Krivo, John Hagan

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View the Table of Contents .nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;Read the Introduction . "With a distinguished cast of scholars, this book makes a major contribution to the field in its framing of a very complex social problem." Simon I. Singer, author ofRecriminalizing Delinquency : Violent Juvenile Crime and Juvenile Justice Reform "The most comprehensive treatment to date of the relationship between race, ethnicity, and crime. This collection will be valuable to practitioners and criminological theorists alike because it contains vast amounts of data on the topic, then orders and interprets these data with a strong socio-historical lens, enhanced by a comparative perspective." Troy Duster, author of…    
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 8/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 430
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Lauren J. Krivois professor of sociology and associate director of the Criminal Justice Research Center at Ohio State University.

Introduction: Inequalities of Race, Ethnicity, and Crime in America
Cultural Mechanisms and Killing Fields: A Revised Theory of Community-Level Racial Inequality
Constructs and Conceptual Approaches
Conceptualizing Race and Ethnicity in Studies of Crime and Criminal Justice
Demythologizing the "Criminalblackman": The Carnival Mirro
Race and the Justice Workforce: Toward a System Perspective
Populations and Intersectionalities
Toward an Understanding of the Lower Rates of Homicide in Latino versus Black Neighborhoods: A Look at Chicago
Extending Ethnicity and Violence Research in a Multiethnic City: Haitian, African American, and Latino Nonlethal Violence
Crime and Deviance in the "Black Belt": African American Youth in Rural and Nonrural Developmental Contexts
Crime at the Intersections: Race, Class, Gender, and Violent Offending
Race, Inequality, and Gender Violence: A Contextual Examination
Contexts and Settings
Is the Gap between Black and White Arrest Rates Narrowing? National Trends for Personal Contact Crimes, 1960 to 2002
Race, Labor Markets, and Neighborhood Violence
Drug Markets in Minority Communities: Consequences for Mexican American Youth Gangs
Perceptions of Crime and Safety in Racially and Economically Distinct Neighborhoods
Neighborhood, Race, and the Economic Consequences of Incarceration in New York City, 1985-1996
Mechanisms and Processes
Creating Racial Disadvantage: The Case of Crack Cocaine
Transforming Communities: Formal and Informal Mechanisms of Social Control
Toward a Developmental and Comparative Conflict Theory of Race, Ethnicity, and Perceptions of Criminal Injustice
Race and Neighborhood Codes of Violence
Conclusion: A Deeper Understanding of Race, Ethnicity, Crime, and Criminal Justice