Race and Crime

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SAGE, 2009 - Social Science - 371 pages
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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.

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About the author (2009)

Shaun L. Gabbidon is Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice in the School of Public Affairs at Penn State Harrisburg. He earned his PhD in Criminology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Gabbidon has served as a fellow at Harvard Universityrsquo;s W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for Afro-American Research and as an adjunct faculty member in the Center for Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. His areas of interest include race and crime, private security, and criminology and criminal justice pedagogy. Professor Gabbidon is the author of more than 100 scholarly publications, including 12 books and more than 50 peer-reviewed articles. His most recent books include Race, Ethnicity, Crime and Justice: An International Dilemma (2009), Criminological Perspectives on Race and Crime (2nd edition) (2010), and A Theory of African American Offending (with James Unnever) (2011). He currently serves as the inaugural editor of the new Sage journal Race and Justice: An International Journal .

Helen Taylor Greene is Professor of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University.nbsp; Previously, she served as an Associate Professor and Graduate Program Co-Director in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Old Dominion University.nbsp; She complete her B.S. in Sociology at Howard University, an M.S. in the Administration of Justice at American University, and an M.A. in Political Science and Ph.D. in Criminology at the University of Maryland.

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