Race and Criminal Justice (Hardback)Hindpal Singh Bhui (editor)
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'This collection provides useful and up-to-date information on the response of police, prosecution, prisons and probation services to the challenges of increasing ethnic diversity. It is an excellent source for students and practitioners concerned with reforming policy and improving practice.' - Professor David J. Smith, University of Edinburgh & London School of Economics
This text delivers a comprehensive overview of race and ethnicity across the criminal justice system. It unpacks terms such as 'race', 'diversity' and 'multiculturalism' to equip students with a thorough understanding of this complex subject area.
Featuring chapters by leading experts, Race and Criminal Justice provides a specialist introduction to each area of the criminal justice system, including police, prosecution, prisons and probation. It also features stimulating discussion of contemporary issues, such as criminal justice responses to refugees and asylum seekers, and the experiences of Muslims within the criminal justice system post-9/11 and 7/7.
Each chapter follows a consistent structure, offering:
" an overview of key theories relating to the study of race, ethnicity and criminal justice
" analysis of research, policy and practice
" chapter summaries and further reading to support understanding.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 555 g
Dimensions: 242 x 170 x 18 mm
European Journal of Probation
This book provides a contemporary and critically engaging text on race and criminal justice...The text provides a welcome update to rapidly changing social, political and criminological debates...Bhui's edited collection of essays fulfils the role of an introductory text to the key areas of the criminal justice system very well. Furthermore, each chapter usefully provides a succinct summary as well as a list of recommended key texts making it an ideal starting point for engaging with the issues and debates surrounding race and criminal justice in recent years
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