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.  

Refugees, Asylum Seekers, and Criminal Justice

Refugees, asylum seekers, and criminal justice
ClaireCooper

Introduction

Since the British Labour Government came to power in 1997, immigration has become one of its top priorities, driven by public concern about increasing levels of immigration, which has itself been fuelled by often alarmist headlines in the national and local press. Over the last ...

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