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Race, Ethnicity, Crime, and Justice: An International Dilemma

Race, Ethnicity, Crime, and Justice: An International Dilemma

By: Shaun L. Gabbidon (author)Paperback

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This book provides case studies from countries around the world regarding the nature and scope of concerns related to race, ethnicity, crime and justice. The text centres primarily on English-speaking countries where they have encountered problems related to race, ethnicity, crime and justice. The book is designed to be used as either a main or supplementary text for courses focusing on race and crime, minorities and crime, and diversity in criminal justice. Additionally, it can also be used in sociology and ethnic studies courses that focus on race and crime.

About Author

Shaun L. Gabbidon is Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice in the School of Public Affairs at Penn State Harrisburg. He earned his PhD in Criminology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Gabbidon has served as a fellow at Harvard University's W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for Afro-American Research and as an adjunct faculty member in the Center for Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. His areas of interest include race and crime, criminal justice and criminology pedagogy, and private security. Professor Gabbidon is the author of more than 100 scholarly publications, including 60 peer-reviewed articles and 11 books.

Contents

PrefaceCHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTIONRace and EthnicityCrime StatisticsThe Colonial ModelConclusionCHAPTER TWO: GREAT BRITAINChapter OverviewEarly HistoryContemporary HistoryCrime and Justice in BritainEthnic, Minorities, Crime and JusticeSummary and ConclusionCHAPTER THREE: UNITED STATESChapter OverviewEarly HistoryRacial and Ethnic Groups in AmericaContemporary HistoryCrime and Justice in AmericaSummary and ConclusionCHAPTER FOUR: CANADAChapter OverviewEarly HistoryContemporary HistoryCanada: A Brief Overview of Socio-DemographicsCrime and Justice StatisticsCrime and Justice Issues Among the Aboriginal Population and Visible MinoritiesEmerging Crime and Justice Scholarship on Aboriginal and Visible MinoritiesSummary and ConclusionsCHAPTER FIVE: AUSTRALIAChapter OverviewEarly HistoryContemporary HistoryAustralia: A Brief Overview of Socio-DemographicsCrime and Justice in Australia: An OverviewSummary and ConclusionCHAPTER SIX: SOUTH AFRICAChapter OverviewEarly HistoryContemporary HistorySouth Africa: A Brief Overview of Socio-DemographicsCrime and Justice in South AfricaScholarship on Crime and Justice in South AfricaSummary and ConclusionCHAPTER SEVEN: CONCLUSION

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781412949880
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9781412949880
  • ISBN10: 1412949882

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