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 6: The Probation Service and Race Equality
The Probation Service and Race Equality
This chapter is concerned primarily with research findings relating to probation practice with minority ethnic offenders, and less with personnel or cultural issues (see Bhui, 2006, for more discussion of these areas). The chapter opens with a brief account of relevant policy initiatives to provide ...