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.
Chapter 3: Policing and Race Equality: Thinking Outside the (Tick) Box
Policing and Race Equality: Thinking Outside the (Tick) Box
Questions relating to race and racism have recurred in debates about policing in Britain for three decades or more. Public discourse about policing has revolved around media-driven exposes of police deviance and malpractice, ...