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 4: The Crown Prosecution Service and Race Equality
The Crown Prosecution Service and Race Equality
Introduction: Terminology and Limitations
As is made clear elsewhere in this book, race is a term with a high level of usage in public policy and a relatively low level of shared meaning. To that extent, it is a term that remains contested and contentious. This chapter ...