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Racial Profiling in America, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Alejandro del Carmen

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Nov 19, 2007

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For courses in Race and Crime, Social Problems, Special Topics, Racism in the Criminal Justice System, and Terrorism and Ethics.

 

Unique in both its scope and focus, Racial Profiling in America is a “must read” to anyone interested in this contemporary issue. Offering a comprehensive view of the topic, the author addresses the origins, components, dilemmas, and challenges surrounding racial profiling. Utilizing current research and statistics, the book offers a balanced presentation that moves beyond one point of view to address the complexities involved with this particular issue. Filled with academic discussion and personal anecdotes, the book appeals to a diverse audience and provides a broad overview of racial profiling in America today.  

Table of Contents

Chapter 1……………………….Introduction to Racial Profiling

 

Chapter 2……………………….Racial Profiling: The BJS Study

 

Chapter 3………………………Law Enforcement Historical and Cultural Perspectives

 

Chapter 4……………………….Civil Rights and Racial Profiling

 

Chapter 5……………………….The Racial Profiling Debate at its Core Value

 

Chapter 6……………………….The Texas Experience

 

Chapter 7……………………….Racial Profiling in the Era of Homeland Security

 

Chapter 8………………………Case Law and Racial Profiling

 

Chapter 9……………………….States Respond to Racial Profiling

 

Chapter 10………………………The Future of the Racial Profiling Paradigm

 

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$26.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-500948-2