This book provides a focused and critical international overview of the intersections between race, crime perpetration and victimisation, and criminal justice policy and practice responses to crime perpetration and crime victimisation --Provided by publisher.
Introduction -- Group dynamics, communication, and social interaction -- African Americans and the criminal justice system -- Hispanic Americans and the criminal justice system -- Asian Americans and the criminal justice system -- Native American and the criminal justice system -- Women and the criminal justice system -- The gay community and the criminal justice system -- The elderly and the criminal justice system -- Youth culture and the criminal justice system -- Policing and multiculturalism -- Courts and multiculturalism -- Corrections and multiculturalism -- Preparing for multiculturalism and diversity : training and policy -- The future of multiculturalism : strategies for success
This book examines the relationship between gender and crime and explores both the gendered nature of crime alongside the gendered nature of criminal victimisation. Covering theory, policy and practice, this new edition has been fully revised to reflect the wider changes, development and influence of gendered thinking in these areas. It brings together a range of key issues, including:Gender and victimisation, Gendered perspectives in law and criminal justice policy. Male dominance in the criminal justice system, New to the third edition is increased coverage of gender and crime in international perspective, particularly within the global south, and emerging concepts of risk and security. This is essential reading for advanced courses on gender and crime, women and crime, and feminist criminology. Sexual and domestic violence, Theories and concepts in feminist criminology.