Understanding Race And Crime

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), 2007 M07 1 - 239 páginas
The book provides a conceptual framework in which racism, race and crime might be better understood. It traces the historical origins of how thinking about crime came to be associated with racism and how fears and anxieties about race and crime become rooted in places destabilized by rapid social change.
 

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racialisation and criminalisation
1
criminology eugenics and the criminal type
11
race place and fear of crime
26
Chapter 4 Offending and victimisation
43
Chapter 5 Racist violence
67
Chapter 6 Race policing and disorder
90
difference or discrimination?
110
family schooling and peer groups
127
Chapter 9 The AfricanAmerican underclass and the American Dream
146
the racial state and genocide
170
some concluding thoughts
194
References
203
Index
223
Back cover
240
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Colin Webster is Reader in Criminology at Leeds Metropolitan University, United Kingdom. He currently teaches criminology and a course on race and crime and previously taught at the Universities of Teesside and York, and has researched and written extensively on race, crime and social exclusion. His previously published works include Poor Transitions: Social Exclusion and Young Adults (2004), published by Policy Press.

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