An Assessment of Black Crime, Delinquency and the Criminal Justice System

Author: Chambers, James
Year:2002
Pages:404
ISBN:0-7734-7157-X
978-0-7734-7157-3
Price:299.95

Table of Contents

Table of contents:
Preface; Foreword; Introduction
Children, Poverty and Delinquency
Factors that Preclude Justice
Class, Familial Structure and Conflict
Class and Race
Perceived Social Pathologies and the Black Family
Theoretical Weaknesses in the Explanations of Black Crime and Delinquency
Case Illustrations
Why the Panic?
Differential Responses
The Police and Official Street Justice
Court, Symbols and Agendas
The Juvenile Court
Criminal Court
What Can be Expected
Subject and Name Indexes
Bibliography