Police brutality, racial profiling, and discrimination in the criminal justice system

"This bookis an authoritative reference source for the latest scholarly material on social problems involving victimization of minorities and police accountability and presenting relevant perspectives on a global and cross-cultural scale"--

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Other Authors: Egharevba, Stephen (Editor)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Hershey, PA IGI Global, Information Science Reference [2017]
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Summary:"This bookis an authoritative reference source for the latest scholarly material on social problems involving victimization of minorities and police accountability and presenting relevant perspectives on a global and cross-cultural scale"--
Understanding fairness, equality and police legitimacy -- Introduction / Egharevba Stephen -- Perception of race discrimination by the police in Europe / Larsson, Daniel. & Schmauch, Ulrika -- Preference don't have to be personal : explaining police perception within a cross-cultural perspective in Finland / Egharevba Stephen -- Authority and legitimacy : a qualitative study of youth's perceptions on Brazilian police / Stamatakis Nikolaos -- Police legitimacy-conflicting centres : policing in southern Africa / Kudakwashe Chirambwi -- Developing the trajectories of criminal justice, racial profiling, youth crime and victimology -- Crime witnesses' non-cooperation in police investigation : causes and consequences in Nigeria / Ojedokun, Usman, Adekunle -- Defining and understanding the development of juvenile delinquency from an environmental, sociological and theoretical perspectives / Barone Peter -- The colour of victimology : an analysis of race and crime / Hernandez, Kyrie A -- Migrants' gambling and polcing in Finland : an analysis / Crentsil Perpetual -- Criminology, courts, theories of offending, media and prisons -- Minorities in the criminal courts adjudication : perceptions of fairness and equality of treatment / Ousley, Ron -- Migrants and eefective legal representation in criminal cases via legal aid systems / Sorvatzioti, Demetra -- The mass incarceration of undocumented Latinos/as in the prison-immigrtion industrial complex : the collateral consequences / Valesquez Roberto, J -- Exploring the complexities associated to victimization : addressing media sensationalism and race / Hutton, Erica -- The spiral effect of incarceration : bridging the gap between inmates and families / Ekunwe Ikponwosa. & Egharevba Stephen
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (pages 312-363) and index
Physical Description:xxiii, 371 pages 27 cm
ISBN:9781522510888