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ISBN-13 9780135009482ISBN-10 0135009480
ISBN-10 0131146947ISBN-13 9780131146945
Author(s): Alejandro del Carmen
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2008 Pages: 160

For courses in Race and Crime, Social Problems, Special Topics, Racism in the Criminal Justice System, and Terrorism and Ethics.

Unique in both its scope and focus, Racial Profiling in America is a “must read” to anyone interested in this contemporary issue. Offering a comprehensive view of the topic, the author addresses the origins, components, dilemmas, and challenges surrounding racial profiling. Utilizing current research and statistics, the book offers a balanced presentation that moves beyond one point of view to address the complexities involved with this particular issue. Filled with academic discussion and personal anecdotes, the book appeals to a diverse audience and provides a broad overview of racial profiling in America today.