Monday, 26 March 2007

NEW RESOURCE: Criminology Journal Examines Race and Policing

NEW RESOURCE: Criminology Journal Examines Race and Policing

The most recent volume of Criminology & Public Policy examines the topic of race and policing.

Contributors to this special volume offer timely insights in this controversial area, with most agreeing that more can be done to address the long-standing tension between street officers and communities of color.

The articles featured in the journal are "The Importance of Research on Race and Policing: Making Race Salient to Individuals and Institutions Within Criminal Justice" by David A. Harris, "Investigating Racial Profiling by the Miami-Dade Police Department: A Multimedia Approach" by Geoffrey P. Alpert, Roger G. Dunham, and Michael R. Smith, "'Police Don't Like Black People': African-American Young Men's Accumulated Police Experiences" by Rod K. Brunson, and "The Race/Ethnicity Disparity in Misdemeanor Marijuana Arrests in New York City" by Andrew Golub, Bruce D. Johnson, and Eloise Dunlap. The reaction essays include "Incorporating Latinos and Immigrants into Policing Research" by Ramiro Martinez, Jr., "Racial Profiling - Then and Now" by Jermone Skolnick, "Forever the Sympolic Assailant: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same" by Delores Jones-Brown, "Either They Don't Know or They Don't Care: Black Males and Negative Police Experiences" by Eric A. Stewart, and "Reefer Madness: Broken Windows Policing and Misdemeanor Marijuana Arrests in New York City, 1989-2000" by Bernard E. Harcourt and Jens Ludwig. The journal also includes an introduction by Katherine Russell-Brown of the University of Florida.

6 Criminology & Public Policy 1 (February 2007). See Race and Resources.

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