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Communities, identities and crime

Basia Spalek


This book explores the importance of social identities when considering crime, victimisation and criminal justice. Offering a refreshing perspective on equality and diversity developments that feature in the policies and practices of criminal justice agencies, it critically examines ‘race’ relations legislation, ‘race’ equality and criminal justice gender, crime and victimisation, the increasing role that faith communities play in community justice, hate crimes committed against individuals motivated by prejudice, community engagement and participation in criminal justice, community cohesion a ... More

Keywords: social identities, crime, victimisation, criminal justice, community justice, hate crimes, race relations, criminology, social policy, equality

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9781861348043
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781861348043.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Basia Spalek, author