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 9: Foreign National Prisoners: Issues and Debates
Foreign National Prisoners: Issues and Debates
Although foreign nationals make up 14 per cent of the prison population, until recently they received little attention in operational practice or policy development. This relative anonymity disappeared in dramatic circumstances in April 2006, when it was discovered that over a thousand ...