The many colors of crime: inequalities of race, ethnicity, and crime in America

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In this authoritative volume, race and ethnicity are themselves considered as central organizing principles in why, how, where and by whom crimes are committed and enforced. The contributors argue that dimensions of race and ethnicity condition the very laws that make certain behaviors criminal, the perception of crime and those who are criminalized, the determination of who becomes a victim of crime under which circumstances, the responses to laws and crime that make some more likely to be defined as criminal, and the ways that individuals and communities are positioned and empowered to respond to crime.

Contributors: Eric Baumer, Lydia Bean, Robert D. Crutchfield, Stacy De Coster, Kevin Drakulich, Jeffrey Fagan, John Hagan, Karen Heimer, Jan Holland, Diana Karafin, Lauren J. Krivo, Charis E. Kubrin, Gary LaFree, Toya Z. Like, Ramiro Martinez, Jr., Ross L. Matsueda, Jody Miller, Amie L. Nielsen, Robert O'Brien, Ruth D. Peterson, Alex R. Piquero, Doris Marie Provine, Nancy Rodriguez, Wenona Rymond-Richmond, Robert J. Sampson, Carla Shedd, Elizabeth Trejos-Castillo, Avelardo Valdez, Alexander T. Vazsonyi, Maria B. Velez, Geoff K. Ward, Valerie West, Vernetta Young, Marjorie S. Zatz.

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table_of_contents Introduction: Inequalities of race, ethnicity, and crime in America / Ruth D. Peterson, Lauren J. Krivo, and John Hagan -- Cultural mechanisms and killing fields : a revised theory of community-level racial inequality / Robert J. Sampson and Lydia Bean -- Conceptualizing race and ethnicity in studies of crime and criminal justice / Marjorie S. Zatz and Nancy Rodriguez -- Demythologizing the "criminalblackman" : the carnival mirror / Vernetta Young -- Race and the justice workforce : toward a system perspective / Geoff K. Ward -- Toward an understanding of the lower rates of homicide in Latino versus Black neighborhoods : a look at Chicago / María B. Vélez -- Extending ethnicity and violence research in a multiethnic city : Haitian, African American, and Latino nonlethal violence / Ramiro Martinez, Jr. and Amie L. Nielsen -- Crime and deviance in the "black belt" : African American youth in rural and nonrural developmental contexts / Alexander T. Vazsonyi and Elizabeth Trejos-Castillo -- Crime at the intersections : race, class, gender, and violent offending / Stacy De Coster and Karen Heimer -- Race, inequality, and gender violence : a contextual examination / Toya Z. Like and Jody Miller -- Is the gap between Black and white arrest rates narrowing? : national trends for personal contact crimes, 1960 to 2002 / Gary LaFree, Robert O'Brien, and Eric Baumer -- Race, labor markets, and neighborhood violence / Robert D. Crutchfield, Ross L. Matsueda, and Kevin Drakulich -- Drug markets in minority communities : consequences for Mexican American youth gangs / Avelardo Valdez -- Perceptions of crime and safety in racially and economically distinct neighborhoods / Lauren J. Krivo, Ruth D. Peterson, and Diana L. Karafin -- Neighborhood, race, and the economic consequences of incarceration in New York City, 1985-1996 / Alex R. Piquero ... [et al.] -- Creating racial disadvantage : the case of crack cocaine / Doris Marie Provine -- Transforming communities : formal and informal mechanisms of social control / Wenona Rymond-Richmond -- Toward a developmental and comparative conflict theory of race, ethnicity, and perceptions of criminal injustice / Carla Shedd and John Hagan -- Race and neighborhood codes of violence / Ross L. Matsueda, Kevin Drakulich, and Charis E. Kubrin -- Conclusion: A deeper understanding of race, ethnicity, crime, and criminal justice / Ruth D. Peterson, Lauren J. Krivo, and John Hagan.
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title The many colors of crime inequalities of race, ethnicity, and crime in America
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title_sub inequalities of race, ethnicity, and crime in America