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Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice (2nd edn)

Anthea Hucklesby and Azrini Wahidin
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date: 06 October 2022

13. Racism and ethnicity in the criminal justice processlocked

13. Racism and ethnicity in the criminal justice processlocked

  • Alpa Parmar

Abstract

This chapter examines the ways in which racism and ethnic diversity influence the process and outcomes of criminal justice. The discussions include how minority ethnic groups are represented across the criminal justice process and the proportions they comprise at each stage of the process; minority ethnic people's experiences as victims, their patterns of offending, policing patterns, and rates of disproportionality; and the representation of minorities in the criminal justice professions. The conclusion examines present and future challenges for the criminal justice process in the UK.

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