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The many colors of crime [electronic resource] : inequalities of race, ethnicity, and crime in America / edited by Ruth D. Peterson, Lauren J. Krivo, and John Hagan.

Contributor(s): Peterson, Ruth D | Krivo, Lauren Joy | Hagan, John, 1946-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: New perspectives in crime, deviance, and law series: Publisher: New York : New York University Press, c2006Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 430 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781435607378 (electronic bk.); 1435607376 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Crime -- United States | Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- United States | Minorities -- United States | Criminalit�e -- �Etats-Unis | Discrimination dans l'administration de la justice p�enale | Minorit�es | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- CriminologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Many colors of crime.DDC classification: 364.973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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 / Mar�ia B. V�elez -- 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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Includes bibliographical references (p. 367-411) and index.

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 / Mar�ia B. V�elez -- 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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