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Race matters in criminology: introduction to the special issue

Parmar, Alpa, Earle, Rod and Phillips, Coretta ORCID: 0000-0001-9796-7792 (2020) Race matters in criminology: introduction to the special issue. Theoretical Criminology, 24 (3). pp. 421-426. ISSN 1362-4806

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Identification Number: 10.1177/1362480620930016


As race scholars and criminologists we are attuned to Du Bois’s (2007: 106) still meaningful injunction to ‘oppose this national racket of railroading to jails and chain gangs the poor, the friendless and the Black’. Yet we have become concerned that criminology seems rather inured to the long-standing and deeply entrenched patterns of race and criminal justice which characterize many high-income countries, and certainly England and Wales and Australia, which are the geographical focus of this Special Issue of Theoretical Criminology.

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Additional Information: © 2020 The Authors
Divisions: Social Policy
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 11 May 2020 10:51
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2024 20:03

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