Crime and Racial Constructions

Crime and Racial Constructions

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Crime and Racial Constructions: Cultural Misinformation about African Americans in Media and Academia critically examines how the film industry and criminologists have constructed African Americans in their effort to explain observed race differences in crime. Of particular concern is how the images they paint of violent, out-of-control blacks result in hardline criminal justice policies.In the course of this search, Ryan decides to pull over a black couple driving a Lincoln Navigator. ... Ryan still insists on making the illegal stop because he is angry at black people that day and wishes to throw his weight around (Hsu 2006) .

Title:Crime and Racial Constructions
Author:Jeanette Covington
Publisher:Lexington Books - 2010-04-12


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