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An assessment of Black crime, delinquency, and the criminal justice system

Chambers, James A

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  • Creator James A. Chambers
  • Format Books
  • Publication Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, [2002] ©2002
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • xv, 349 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780773471573, 077347157X
  • OCLC ocm49959301

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-341) and indexes.

Contents

  • Children, Poverty and Delinquency -- Factors That Preclude Justice -- Class, Familial Structure and Conflict -- Class and Race -- Perceived Social Pathologies and The Black Family -- Theoretical Weaknesses In The Explanations of Black Crime and Delinquency -- Case Illustrations -- Why The Panic? -- Differential Responses -- The Police and Official Street Justice -- Court, Symbols and Agendas -- The Juvenile Court -- Criminal Court -- What Can Be Expected