Congratulations to SAGE author Shaun L. Gabbidon for becoming the second scholar in the college's history to be named a Distinguished Professor by the University's Office of the President (Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg)
A compelling analysis of the issues of race and crime in both a historical and contemporary context, Race and Crime, Second Edition is a core text for upper level undergraduates and graduate students taking courses in Race Relations; Race and Ethnicity; and Minorities, Race, Gender and Class in departments of sociology, ethnic studies or black studies. The Second Edition of this popular text examines the history of how racial and ethnic groups intersect with the U.S. criminal justice system, and investigates key contemporary issues relevant to understanding the current state of race/ethnicity and crime in the United States.
New to the Second Edition
- Includes updated tables, figures, and photos throughout
- Incorporates a new chapter on the death penalty
- Provides an expanded Chapter 1 with new coverage of all racial and ethnic groups, new immigration trends, the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and critical race theory
- Delivers an enchanced Chapter 3 with new studies and theoretical perspectives presented, including new psychological theories on prejudice
- Offers new Highlight Boxes covering topics such as the Duke rape case, the Virginia Tech shootings, and updated coverage of racial and ethnic profiling
- Includes new discussion questions and Internet exercises at the end of each chapter
Accompanied by High-Quality Ancillaries!
- New Instructor Resources on CD include a test bank, PowerPoint slides, and commentary from the authors.
- A new Student study site at www.sagepub.com/gabbidonstudy includes chapter quizzes for students to check their progress, additional Web resources to reinforce materials in the book, and a unique feature: Learning from SAGE Journal Articles for further study.