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The authors synthesize the best and the most recent research on patterns of criminal behavior and victimization, police practices, court processing and sentencing, the death penalty, Comprehensive and balanced, THE COLOR OF JUSTICE is the definitive book on current research and theories of racial, ethnic, and gender discrimination within America's Criminal Justice system.
The authors synthesize 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, giving students the facts and theoretical foundation they need to make their own informed decisions about discrimination in the system.
In this Report on Race, Mental Health and Juvenile Justice, You'll Learn
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Jan 04, Rebekah rated it it was amazing Shelves: sociology , politics-us , nonfiction. They were a terrific combination. The authors are convinced of their thesis, yes, but the material is comprehensively considered from all sides. The case studies and introductions to each chapter are fascinating if you're even somewhat interested in the subject matter. I am so glad we read this instead of using a standard criminology textbook!
The books starts off with interesting statistical and informative insight on race and justice factors; however, most of the stats are based on which is 20 yrs prior.
Color of Justice
Race is defined and categorized in 3 identified areas: white Caucasian , black Negroid , and Asian Mongoloid. These three categories makes it difficult for mixed ancestry. I do like the fact that many people have protested on the requirement to choose one or another racial category; Assoc. There is supposed to be a multicultural category but I rarely see it available; may say two or more races for example.
The term "black" refers to color, which is imprecise descriptor for a group of people becaue the skin ranges from very light yellow to very dark brown p.
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However, the prefer to use African American based on previous other ethnic groups like Irish Americans, etc. Jan 02, Douglas rated it liked it Shelves: text-books , cultural-racial-issues. I've just started it, and it seems very interesting. What emerged was an engaging Emmy-nominated film that aired on public television and was followed by a roundtable discussion with stakeholders.
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The documentary has been broadcast multiple times. An abbreviated version was also produced for use at community forums conducted by the Connecticut Juvenile Justice Alliance, an advocacy organization. The targeted audience included both people employed within the system, in hopes that the film would inspire them to work toward change, and the general public, to raise awareness of the issue.
The Color of Justice puts the numbers in context through interviews with experts, practitioners and youth themselves. Click here to view the 30 minute version of The Color of Justice. Click here to access the Color of Justice website of the Connecticut Juvenile Justice Alliance and the full version of the documentary. The Color of Justice.