In this original and cutting-edge new textbook, Mike Rowe explores the key topics in race and crime. Examining the main issues from a historical and comparative approach, the book fully situates arguments and ideas in a global context with contemporary examples. Encouraging readers to think critically about well-worn debates, Race & Crime covers a diverse range of issues, including: Representation and Disproportionality Victimisation Human RightsTerrorismPopular CultureGovernance As with all books in the Key Approaches to Crimilogy series, Race & Crime features extensive learning features to help students to fully engage with topics covered. These include: chapter overviews, study questions, further reading and key terms. Stylishly written yet accessible, Race & Crime will prove invigorating, vital reading for students in crimilogy, sociology, race and ethnic studies, and cultural studies. The Key Approaches to Crimilogy series celebrates the removal of traditional barriers between disciplines and, specifically, reflects crimilogy's interdisciplinary nature and focus. It brings together some of the leading scholars working at the intersections of crimilogy and related subjects. Each book in the series helps readers to make intellectual connections between crimilogy and other discourses, and to understand the importance of studying crime and criminal justice within the context of broader debates. The series is intended to have appeal across the entire range of undergraduate and postgraduate studies and beyond, comprising books which offer introductions to the fields as well as advancing ideas and kwledge in their subject areas.
Michael Rowe is Professor of Criminology at Northumbria University