This is a primary reader for courses in Race and Crime offered in criminology, sociology, law and social work. The key features of this book are: comprehensive overview essential readings coverage of all races within the criminal justice context. The reader spans more than a century of writing in the discipline demonstrating the long-standing difficulties minorities have had within the justice system. Important topic areas include policing, the courts, drugs, urban violence, inequality and capital punishment. Reviewers have concluded that the overall coverage and quality of the text was excellent, of high quality and thoughtfully chosen.
Shaun L. Gabbidon is Associate Professor in the School of Public Affairs and Coordinator of the Criminal Justice Program at Pennsylvania State University, Capital College, Harrisburg. Helen Taylor Greene is Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at Old Dominion University.