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Color of Justice Race, Ethnicity, and Crime in America

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ISBN-10: 1111346925

ISBN-13: 9781111346928

Edition: 5th 2012

Authors: Samuel Walker, Cassia Spohn, Miriam DeLone

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List price: $131.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 6/16/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Samuel Walker is Professor Emeritus of Criminal Justice at the University of Nebraska, Omaha, where he taught for 31 years before retiring in 2005. He is the author of 13 books on policing, criminal justice history and policy, and civil liberties. His current research involves police accountability, focusing primarily on citizen oversight of the police and police Early Intervention Systems (EIS) systems. Originally trained as a historian, he is completing a book on U.S. presidents and civil liberties. His personal web site, with information on police accountability is http://samuewalker.net.

Cassia Spohn is Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University. She has published extensively on prosecutors? charging decisions in sexual assault cases, the effect of race, ethnicity, and gender on sentencing decisions, sentencing of drug offenders, and the deterrent effect of imprisonment. She is currently conducting a National Institute of Justice-funded study of police and prosecutorial decision making in sexual assault cases in Los Angeles.

Miriam DeLone's research interests include political economy and social control; race, ethnicity, gender and sentencing; and corrections. Her teaching interests are in the area of minorities and crime; criminology; corrections; law and social control; nature of crime; and administration of justice.

Race, Ethnicity, and Crime: The Present Crisis
Victims and Offenders: Myths and Realities About Crime
Race, Ethnicity, Social Structure, and Crime
Justice on the Street? The Police and Minorities
The Courts: A Quest for Justice During the Pre-Trial Process
Justice on the Bench? Trial and Adjudication in Adult and Juvenile Court
Race and Sentencing: In Search of Fairness and Justice
The Color of Death: Race and the Death Penalty
Corrections: A Picture in Black and White
Minority Youth and the Criminal Justice System
The Color of Justice
Selected Bibliography
Index