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Published: 26 May 2011

400 Pages

7.0 x 9.0 inches

ISBN: 9780195432336

Bookseller Code (07)

A new practitioner law publication

Diversity, Crime, and Justice in Canada

Barbara Perry

  • 100% Canadian. Edited and contributed by leading Canadian scholars, this indigenous text explores issues of diversity, crime, and justice in a Canadian context.
  • Authoritative. Barbara Perry - a leading hate-crime specialist with nearly twenty years of experience in the field - brings together a dedicated team of experts in criminology and social justice.
  • Comprehensive. Analyzes the impact collective identities have on crime and justice in Canada through an in-depth exploration of race, class, gender, religion, ability, sexuality, and age.
  • Cutting-edge topics. Examines a range of thought-provoking issues including hate crimes, immigration, social inclusion, marginalization, sexuality, racial profiling, and victimization, offering students an engaging and relevant treatment of crime and justice in Canada today.
  • Coverage of minorities. Offers a comprehensive discussion of the experiences of minority groups - such as individuals with disabilities, the elderly, and troubled youth - within the Canadian criminal justice system.
  • Theory and practice. Combines theoretical discussion with practical suggestions for addressing specific issues, encouraging students to consider possible solutions to real-world crime and justice situations.
  • Thematic continuity. Maintains a consistent voice throughout by incorporating themes of history, power, and social and political action into each chapter, offering students a cohesive framework that helps them link key concepts.
  • Student-friendly pedagogy. Pedagogical features throughout - including key terms bolded at first use; chapter summaries; lists of key terms; questions for critical thought; lists of useful websites and additional readings; and an end-of-text glossary - help students understand the material and encourage active learning.

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