This text delivers a comprehensive overview of race and ethnicity across the criminal justice system. It unpacks terms such as race, diversity and multiculturalism to equip students with a thorough understanding of this complex subject area. Featuring chapters by leading experts, Race and Criminal Justice provides a specialist introduction to each area of the criminal justice system, including police, prosecution, prisons, and probation. It also features stimulating discussion of contemporary issues, such as criminal justice responses to refugees and asylum seekers, and the experiences of Muslims within the criminal justice system post 9/11.  

Introduction: Criminal Justice and Race Equality

Introduction: Criminal justice and race equality
Hindpal SinghBhui

Why is this Book Needed?

In recent years, racism, conscious and unconscious, individual and institutional, has been uncovered in all of the major criminal justice agencies, most notably by the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry in relation to the police (Macpherson, 1999), and the Zahid Mubarek Inquiry ...

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