Publisher description for The Color of justice : race, ethnicity, and crime in America / Samuel Walker, Cassia Spohn, Miriam DeLone.


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Comprehensive and balanced, THE COLOR OF JUSTICE is the definitive book on current research and theories of racial and ethnic discrimination within America's Criminal Justice system. The best and the most recent research on patterns of criminal behavior and victimization, police practices, court processing and sentencing, the death penalty, and correctional programs are covered giving students the facts and theoretical foundation they need to make their own informed decisions about discrimination in the system. Uniquely unbiased, THE COLOR OF JUSTICE makes every effort to incorporate discussion of all major race groups found in the United States


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- United States.
Race discrimination -- United States.
Ethnicity -- United States.
Social structure -- United States.
Minorities -- Crimes against -- United States.
Police misconduct -- United States.
United States -- Race relations.
United States -- Social conditions.