By Gregg Barak,Paul Leighton,Allison Cotton

Class, Race, Gender, and Crime is a well-liked and provocative advent to crime and the felony justice procedure throughout the lens of sophistication, race, gender, and their intersections. nearly 15 years after its first ebook, the ebook is still the single non-edited ebook to systematically discover how the most websites of energy and privilege within the U.S. consciously or unconsciously form our figuring out of crime and justice in society today.

The fourth variation continues the final constitution of the 3rd edition—including constant headings in chapters for sophistication, race, gender, and intersections—with up to date examples, present facts, and up to date theoretical advancements integrated all through. half I has been considerably revised, first supplying scholars with an outline of the felony justice procedure, its actors, and activities, then introducing scholars to key theories of crime criminals. half II presents foundational information regarding classification and financial privilege, race/ethnicity and white privilege, gender and male privilege, and their intersections. half III appears thorough those lenses on the subject matters of victimization, felony legislations, policing and felony prosecution, and punishment. The fourth version additionally welcomes a brand new co-author, Allison Cotton, to the group of Gregg Barak and Paul Leighton.

The fourth version of Class, Race, Gender, and Crime is a strong creation to the strengths and shortcomings of the felony justice system.

A complimentary Instructor’s handbook and attempt financial institution could be on hand in July 2014. touch textbooks@rowman.com for details.

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