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Criminological Perspectives on Race and Crime [electronic resource].

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780415874212Series: Criminology and Justice StudiesPublication details: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2010.Edition: 2nd edISBN:
  • 9780203857915
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Criminological Perspectives on Race and CrimeDDC classification:
  • 364.34
LOC classification:
  • HV6191 .G33 2010
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Contents:
BOOK COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; SERIES FOREWORD; PREFACE; 1 A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO RACE, CRIME, AND THEORY; 2 BIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES ON RACE AND CRIME; 3 SOCIAL DISORGANIZATION AND STRAIN PERSPECTIVES ON RACE AND CRIME; 4 SUBCULTURAL PERSPECTIVES ON RACE AND CRIME; 5 LABELING PERSPECTIVES ON RACE AND CRIME; 6 CONFLICT PERSPECTIVES ON RACE AND CRIME; 7 SOCIAL CONTROL PERSPECTIVES ON RACE AND CRIME; 8 COLONIAL PERSPECTIVES ON RACE AND CRIME; 9 FEMINIST PERSPECTIVES ON RACE CRIME; 10 CONCLUSION; PERMISSIONS; REFERENCES; INDEX
Summary: Ideal for use in either crime theory or race and crime courses, this is the only text to look at the array of explanations for crime as they relate to racial and ethnic groups. Each chapter begins with a historical review of each theoretical perspective and how its original formulation and more recent derivatives account for racial/ethnic differences. The theoretical perspectives include those based on religion, biology, social disorganization/strain, subculture, labeling, conflict, social control, colonial, and feminism. This new second edition includes discussions of 'Deadly Symbiosis', crit
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BOOK COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; SERIES FOREWORD; PREFACE; 1 A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO RACE, CRIME, AND THEORY; 2 BIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES ON RACE AND CRIME; 3 SOCIAL DISORGANIZATION AND STRAIN PERSPECTIVES ON RACE AND CRIME; 4 SUBCULTURAL PERSPECTIVES ON RACE AND CRIME; 5 LABELING PERSPECTIVES ON RACE AND CRIME; 6 CONFLICT PERSPECTIVES ON RACE AND CRIME; 7 SOCIAL CONTROL PERSPECTIVES ON RACE AND CRIME; 8 COLONIAL PERSPECTIVES ON RACE AND CRIME; 9 FEMINIST PERSPECTIVES ON RACE CRIME; 10 CONCLUSION; PERMISSIONS; REFERENCES; INDEX

Ideal for use in either crime theory or race and crime courses, this is the only text to look at the array of explanations for crime as they relate to racial and ethnic groups. Each chapter begins with a historical review of each theoretical perspective and how its original formulation and more recent derivatives account for racial/ethnic differences. The theoretical perspectives include those based on religion, biology, social disorganization/strain, subculture, labeling, conflict, social control, colonial, and feminism. This new second edition includes discussions of 'Deadly Symbiosis', crit