The Color of Justice: Race, Ethnicity, and Crime in America, 6th Edition
- Samuel Walker
- Cassia C. Spohn
- Miriam DeLone
- ISBN-10: 1337091863
- ISBN-13: 9781337091862
- 560 Pages | Paperback
- Previous Editions: 2012, 2007, 2003
- COPYRIGHT: 2018 Published
Comprehensive and balanced, THE COLOR OF JUSTICE: RACE, ETHNICITY, AND CRIME IN AMERICA is the definitive introduction to current research and theories of racial and ethnic discrimination within America's criminal justice system. The sixth edition covers the best and the most recent research on patterns of criminal behavior and victimization, immigration and crime, drug use, police practices, court processing and sentencing, unconscious bias, the death penalty, and correctional programs, giving students the facts and theoretical foundation they need to make their own informed decisions about discrimination within the system. Uniquely unbiased, THE COLOR OF JUSTICE makes every effort to incorporate discussion of all major race groups found in the United States. What’s more, the MindTap that accompanies this text helps students practice and master techniques and key concepts while engaging them with, career-based decision-making scenarios, visual summaries, and more.
1. Race, Ethnicity, and Crime: The Present Crisis.
2. Victims and Offenders: Myths and Realities About Crime.
3. Race, Ethnicity, Social Structure, and Crime.
4. Justice on the Street? The Police and Minorities.
5. The Courts: A Quest for Justice During the Pre-Trial Process.
6. Justice on the Bench? Trial and Adjudication in Adult and Juvenile Court.
7. Race and Sentencing: In Search of Fairness and Justice.
8. The Color of Death: Race and the Death Penalty.
9. Corrections: A Picture in Black and White.
10. Minority Youth and the Criminal Justice System.
11. The Color of Justice.
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.
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