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  1. A Theory of African American Offending

    Race, Racism, and Crime

    By James D. Unnever, Shaun L. Gabbidon

    Series: Criminology and Justice Studies

    A little more than a century ago, the famous social scientist W.E.B. Du Bois asserted that a true understanding of African American offending must be grounded in the "real conditions" of what it means to be black living in a racial stratified society. Today and according to official statistics,...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Criminological Perspectives on Race and Crime

    2nd Edition

    By Shaun L. Gabbidon

    Series: Criminology and Justice Studies

    Ideal for use in either crime theory or race and crime courses, this is the only text to look at the array of explanations for crime as they relate to racial and ethnic groups. Each chapter begins with a historical review of each theoretical perspective and how its original formulation and more...

    Published February 18th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Beyond Bad Girls

    Gender, Violence and Hype

    By Meda Chesney-Lind, Katherine Irwin

    In this important new work, two respected criminologists challenge the characterization of the new 'bad girl' arguing that it is only a new attempt to punish girls who are not the stereotypical depiction of good. Through interviews with young women, educators and people in the criminal justice...

    Published August 30th 2007 by Routledge