Featuring chapters by leading experts, Race and Criminal Justice provides a specialist introduction to each area of the criminal justice system, including police, prosecution, prisons, and probation. It also features stimulating discussion of contemporary issues, such as criminal justice responses to refugees and asylum seekers, and the experiences of Muslims within the criminal justice system post 9/11.
Each chapter follows a consistent structure, offering:
- An overview of key theories relating to the study of race, ethnicity, and criminal justice
- Analysis of research, policy, and practice
- Chapter summaries and further reading to support understanding
Reflecting the shift in cultural and racial politics in the criminal justice system over recent years, Race and Criminal Justice is a must-read for all students of criminology and criminal justice, race and ethnicity studies, and law. It will also appeal to researchers and professionals operating within these areas.