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 7: Gender, ‘Race’, and the Criminal Justice Process
Gender, ‘Race’, and the Criminal Justice Process
Minority ethnic women!1 experience an amplified version of discrimination when they come into contact with the various institutions and processes of the criminal justice ...