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Encyclopedia of race and crime

Author: Helen Taylor Greene; Shaun L Gabbidon; Sage Publications.; Sage eReference (Online service)
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, ©2009.
Series: Gale virtual reference library
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"The encyclopedia is designed to provide reference material and an introduction to historical and contemporary race and crime topics. It supports study, research, and instruction by presenting brief overviews and references to more in-depth presentations in other published sources. ... The encyclopedia includes entries related to race and crime that are organized in the Reader's Guide as follows: Biographies, Cases,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Taylor Greene; Shaun L Gabbidon; Sage Publications.; Sage eReference (Online service)
ISBN: 9781452266091 1452266093
OCLC Number: 310982600
Notes: "A SAGE reference publication."
Description: 1 online resource (2 volumes (xxx, 978 pages)).
Contents: Vol. 1. Abu-Jamal, Mumia (1954- ) --
African American Gangs --
African Americans --
Alienation --
Alliance for Justice --
Anti-Defamation League --
Anti-Drug Abuse Acts --
Anti-Immigrant Nativism --
Anti-Semitism --
Arab Americans --
Asian American Gangs --
Asian Americans --
Atlanta University School of Sociological Research --
At-Risk Youth --
Attica Prison Revolt --
Baldus Study --
Batson v. Kentucky --
Biological Theories --
Birth of a Nation, The --
Black Codes --
Black Criminology --
Black Ethnic Monolith --
Black Feminist Criminology --
Black Panther Party --
Blaxploitation Movies --
Bonger, Willem Adriaan (1876-1940) --
Boot Camps, Adult --
Boot Camps, Juvenile --
Boston Gun Project --
Brown, Lee P. (1937- ) --
Brown Berets --
Brown v. City of Oneonta --
Brown v. Mississippi --
Bully-Cummings, Ella (1958- ) --
Bureau of Indian Affairs --
Byrd, James, Jr. (1949-1998) --
Capital Jury Project --
Castaneda v. Partida --
Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence --
Central Park Jogger --
Chain Gangs --
Chicago Race Riot of 1919 --
Chicago School of Sociology --
Child Abuse --
Children of Female Offenders --
Child Savers --
Chinese Exclusion Act --
Christopher Commission --
CIA Drug Scandal --
Cocaine Laws --
Cochran, Johnnie (1937-2005) --
Code of the Streets --
Cointelpro and Covert Operations --
Coker v. Georgia --
Colonial Model --
Community Policing --
Conflict Theory --
Conservative Criminology --
Consumer Racial Profiling --
Convict Criminology --
Convict Lease System --
Cool Pose --
Crack Babies --
Crack Epidemic --
Crack Mothers --
Crime Statistics and Reporting --
Criminalblackman --
Critical Race Theory --
Critical White Studies --
Cultural Literacy --
Culturally Specific Delinquency Programs --
Culture Conflict Theory --
Davis, Angela (1944- ) --
D.C. Sniper --
Death Penalty --
Decriminalization of Drugs --
Dehumanization of Blacks --
Delinquency and Victimization --
Delinquency Prevention --
Deportation --
Detroit Riot of 1967 --
Discrimination-Disparity Continuum --
Disproportionate Arrests --
Disproportionate Incarceration --
Disproportionate Minority Contact and Confinement --
DNA Profiling --
Domestic Violence --
Domestic Violence, African Americans --
Domestic Violence, Latina/o/s --
Domestic Violence, Native Americans --
Dred Scott Case --
Drug Cartels --
Drug Courts --
Drug Dealers --
Drug Sentencing --
Drug Sentencing, Federal --
Drug Trafficking --
Drug Treatment --
Drug Use --
Drug Use by Juveniles --
Du Bois, W.E.B. (1868-1963) --
Duke University Assault Case --
Dyer Bill --
Elaine Massacre of 1919 (Phillips County, Arkansas) --
Elder Abuse --
Environmental Crime --
Environmental Racism --
Escobedo v. Illinois --
Ethnicity --
European Americans --
Evidence-Based Delinquency Prevention for Minority Youth --
Faith-Based Initiatives and Delinquency --
Faith-Based Initiatives and Prisons --
Family and Delinquency --
Fear of Crime --
Felon Disenfranchisement --
Female Gangs --
Female Juvenile Delinquents --
Ferguson, Colin (1958- ) --
Focal Concerns Theory --
Focal Concerns Theory, Labeling --
Frazier, E. Franklin (1894-1962) --
Furman v. Georgia --
Gambling --
Gang Injunctions --
Gender Entrapment Theory --
General Theory of Crime --
Ghetto, Ethnoracial Prison --
Goetz, Bernard (1947- ) --
Great Migration --
Gregg v. Georgia --
Gringo Justice --
Guardians, The (Police Associations) --
Harlem Race Riot of 1935 --
Harrison Narcotics Tax Act of 1914 --
Harvard, Beverly (1950- ) --
Hate Crimes --
Hate Crime Statistics Act --
Higginbotham, A. Leon, Jr. (1928-1998) --
Hip Hop, Rap, and Delinquency --
Historically Black Colleges and Universities --
HIV/AIDS --
Homicide Seriousness Dyad --
Houses of Refuge --
Houston, Charles Hamilton (1895-1950) --
Human Trafficking --
Hurricane Katrina --
Hypermasculinity --
Illinois v. Wardlow --
Immigrants and Crime --
Immigration Legislation --
Immigration Policy --
Indian Civil Rights Act --
Indian Self-Determination Act --
Inequality Theory --
Innocence Project --
In Re Gault --
Institutional Racism --
Intermediate Sanctions --
Interracial Crime --
Intraracial Crime --
IQ --
Jackson, George (1941-1971) --
Jamaican Posse --
Japanese Internment --
Jena 6 --
John Jay College Center on Race, Crime and Justice --
Johnson v. California --
Jury Nullification --
Jury Selection --
Juvenile Crime --
Juvenile Drug Courts --
Juvenile Waivers to Adult Court --
Kennedy v. Louisiana --
Kimbrough v. United States --
King, Rodney (1965- ) --
Ku Klux Klan --
Ku Klux Klan Act --
Labeling Theory --
Latina/o Criminology --
Latina/o/s --
Latino Gangs --
LatinoJustice Prldef --
League of United Latin American Citizens --
Los Angeles Race Riot of 1965 --
Los Angeles Race Riots of 1992 --
Lynching. Vol. 2. Mandatory Minimums --
Mann, Coramae (1931-2004) --
Mapp v. Ohio --
Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) --
Mariel Cubans --
Marshall Hypotheses --
Martinsville Seven --
Maryland v. Wilson --
Masculinity and Crime --
McCleskey v. Kemp --
McVeigh, Timothy (1968-2001) --
Media, Print --
Media Portrayals of African Americans --
Media Portrayals of Asian Americans --
Media Portrayals of Latina/o/s --
Media Portrayals of Native Americans --
Media Portrayals of White Americans --
Mediation in Criminal Justice --
Mentoring Programs --
Methamphetamine --
Miami Riot of 1980 --
Militias --
Minority Group Threat --
Minutemen --
Miranda v. Arizona --
Missouri v. Celia, a Slave --
Model Minorities --
Mollen Commission --
Moore v. Dempsey --
Moral Panics --
Movies --
Myth of a Racist Criminal Justice System --
NAACP Legal Defense Fund --
National African American Drug Policy Coalition --
National American Indian Court Judges Association --
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) --
National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice --
National Commission on Law Observance and Enforcement --
National Council of La Raza --
National Criminal Justice Association --
National Native American Law Enforcement Association --
National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives --
National Tribal Justice Resource Center --
National Urban League --
Nation of Islam --
Native American Courts --
Native American Massacres --
Native Americans --
Native Americans: Culture, Identity, and the Criminal Justice System --
Native Americans and Substance Abuse --
No-Fly Lists --
Norris v. Alabama --
Northeastern University Institute on Race and Justice --
O.J. Simpson Case --
Oliphant v. Suquamish Indian Tribe --
Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act --
100 Blacks in Law Enforcement Who Care --
Operation Wetback --
Opium Wars --
Organized Crime --
Peace Pledge --
Peltier, Leonard (1944- ) --
Petit Apartheid --
Pictou-Aquash, Anna Mae (1945-1975) --
Plea Bargaining --
Police Accountability --
Police Action, Citizens' Preferences --
Police Corruption --
Police Use of Force --
Political Prisoners --
Powell v. Alabama --
Presentencing --
President's Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice --
President's Initiative on Race --
Prison, Judicial Ghetto --
Prison Abolition --
Prisoner Reentry --
Prisoners, Infectious Diseases and --
Prison Gangs --
Private Prisons --
Profiling, Ethnic: Use by Police and Homeland Security --
Profiling, Mass Murderer --
Profiling, Racial: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives --
Profiling, Serial Killer --
Public Opinion, Death Penalty --
Public Opinion, Juvenile Delinquency --
Public Opinion, Police --
Public Opinion, Punishment --
Public Opinion Polls --
Race Card, Playing the --
Race Relations --
Race Riots --
Racial Conflict --
Racial Hoax --
Racialization of Crime --
Racial Justice Act --
Racism --
Rampart Investigation --
Rastafarians --
Recidivism --
Reformatories --
Religious Minorities --
Restorative Justice --
r/K Theory --
Roper v. Simmons --
Rosewood, Florida, Race Riot of 1923 --
Scarface Myth --
School Shootings --
Self-Esteem and Delinquency --
Sentencing --
Sentencing Disparities, African Americans --
Sentencing Disparities, Latina/o/s --
Sentencing Disparities, Native Americans --
Sentencing Project, The --
Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Bombing --
Skinheads --
Slave Patrols --
Slave Rebellions --
Slavery and Violence --
Social Capital --
Social Construction of Reality --
Social Control Theory --
Social Disorganization Theory --
Social Distance --
Social Justice --
Southern Poverty Law Center --
State v. Soto --
Status Offenses --
Stop Snitching Campaign --
Strain Theory --
Structural-Cultural Perspective --
Subculture of Violence Theory --
Supermax Prisons --
Superpredators --
Tasers --
Television Dramas --
Television News --
Television Reality Shows --
Tennessee v. Garner --
Terry v. Ohio --
Thomas, Clarence (1948- ) --
Three Strikes Laws --
Till, Emmett (1941-1955) --
Tribal Police --
"Truly Disadvantaged" --
Tulia, Texas, Drug Sting --
Tulsa, Oklahoma, Race Riot of 1921 --
Tuskegee Syphilis Study --
United States v. Antelope --
United States v. Armstrong --
United States v. Booker --
United States v. Brignoni-Ponce --
United States v. Wheeler --
Universal Negro Improvement Association --
U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Civil Rights --
Vera Institute of Justice --
Victim and Witness Intimidation --
Victimization, African American --
Victimization, Asian American --
Victimization, Latina/o --
Victimization, Native American --
Victimization, White --
Victimization, Youth --
Victim Services --
Video Games --
Vigilantism --
Violence Against Girls --
Violence Against Women --
Violent Crime --
Violent Females --
Violent Juvenile Offenders --
Walker, Zachariah (?-1911) --
Ward, Benjamin (1926-2002) --
War on Drugs --
War on Terror --
Wells-Barnett, Ida B. (1862-1931) --
W. Haywood Burns Institute for Juvenile Justice Fairness and Equity --
White Crime --
White Gangs --
White Privilege --
White Supremacists --
Whren v. United States --
Wilding --
Willie Bosket Law --
Wilmington Ten --
Wilson, Genarlow (1986 &) --
Work, Monroe Nathan (1866-1945) --
Wrongful Convictions --
Youth Gangs --
Youth Gangs, Prevention of --
Zero Tolerance Policies --
Zoot Suit Riots --
Locating and Interpreting Statistical Data on Race and Crime --
Statistics and Race and Crime: Accessing Data Online.
Series Title: Gale virtual reference library
Responsibility: editors, Helen Taylor Greene, Shaun L. Gabbidon.

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