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Barak, Gregg
Class, race, gender, and crime : the social realities of justice in America / Gregg Barak, Paul Leighton, and Jeanne Flavin
Alternate Title Social realities of justice in America
3rd ed
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2010
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HV9950 .B34 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States
Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- United States
Subject United States -- Social conditions
Physical Description xxxvi, 372 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-357) and indexes
Contents Criminology and the study of class, race, gender, and crime -- Criminal justice work and the crime control enterprise -- Understanding class and economic privilege -- Understanding race and white privilege -- Understanding gender and male privilege -- Understanding privilege and the intersections of class, race, and gender -- Victimology and patterns of victimization -- Law making and the administration of criminal law -- Law enforcement and criminal prosecution -- Punishment, sentencing, and imprisonment
Summary Systematically addresses the impact of class, race, and gender on criminological theory and all phases of the administration of criminal justice, including its workers. These topics represent the main sites of inequality, power and privilege in the U.S., which consciously or unconsciously shape people's understandings of who is a criminal and how society should deal with them. --from publisher description
Alternate Author Leighton, Paul, 1964-
Flavin, Jeanne, 1965-

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