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African-American Classics in Criminology and Criminal Justice by Shaun L. Gabbidon
Book DescriptionThis anthology provides a collection of classic articles in criminology//criminal justice written by black scholars and researchers beginning with W E B Dubois up through Lee Brown, the current mayor of Houston, TX. Articles focus on crime and the black community in social, economic, and political contexts. Never before collected in a single volume, this book offers a chronology of late 19th and 20th century perspectives from African-American scholars who, until recently, have not had a major voice in the development of criminological theory and social policy.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780761924333
(254mm x 178mm x 21mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 29-Nov-2001
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Shaun L. Gabbidon
Race and Crime, Paperback (November 2015)
Provides students with the latest data and coverage of Black, Hispanic, Asian-American and Native American intersections with the criminal justice system.
Theory of African American Offending, Hardback (April 2011)
This text argues that a theory of crime specific to the African American experience is justified by qualitative and quantitative data, not just because of the disproportionately higher percentage of African Americans who are offenders, but also because of the higher percentage of African Americans who are non-offenders.
Encyclopedia of Race and Crime, Hardback (June 2009)» View all books by Shaun L. Gabbidon
Comprehensive in nature, the two volumes cover a number of broad thematic areas: basic concepts and theories of criminal justice; the police, courts, and corrections; juvenile justice; public policy; the media; organizations; specific groups and populations; and specific cases and biographies.
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Author Biography - Shaun L. Gabbidon
Shaun L. Gabbidon is Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice in the School of Public Affairs at Penn State Harrisburg. He earned his PhD in Criminology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Gabbidon has served as a fellow at Harvard University's W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for Afro-American Research and as an adjunct faculty member in the Center for Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. His areas of interest include race and crime, criminal justice and criminology pedagogy, and private security. Professor Gabbidon is the author of more than 100 scholarly publications, including 60 peer-reviewed articles and 11 books. Helen Taylor Greene is Professor of Administration of Justice in the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs (SPA) at Texas Southern University (TSU). She completed her BS in Sociology at Howard University, her MS in the Administration of Justice at American University, and both her MA in Political Science and PhD in Criminology at the University of Maryland, College Park. Her areas of research include race and crime, juvenile justice, and policing. She has authored and co-authored books, has peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, and has served as lead editor for the Encyclopedia of Race and Crime (2009). Vernetta D. Young is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Howard University. She completed her B.A. in Sociology at the University of Maryland, College Park, and attended Florida State University before completing her Ph.D. in Criminal Justice at the State University of New York at Albany. She has also taught at American University and the University of Maryland, College Park.
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