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Disproportionate minority contact : current issues and policies / edited by Nicolle Parsons-Pollard.

Other author/creatorParsons-Pollard, Nicolle Y., 1967- editor.
Format Book and Print
EditionSecond Edition.
Publication Info Durham, North Carolina : Carolina Academic Press, [2017]
Descriptionxviii, 309 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Preface -- Acknowledgements -- The worsening problem of racial disparity in U.S. juvenile justice systems / Ashley Nellis -- Disproportionate minority contact (DMC) : a historical and contemporary perspective / Nicolle Parsons-Pollard and Andrea R. Coleman -- Measuring DMC : the origins and use of the relative rate index / William Feyerherm -- An examination of the effects of race on intake decision-making in four jurisdictions at two different points in time / Michael Leiber, Jennifer H. Peck, and Myra Fields -- Assessing dmc initiatives : a case study of two states / Mary Poulin, Stan Orchowsky, and Janice Iwama -- Understanding disproportionality and child welfare / Marian S. Harris -- What's fueling DMC? : the role of school discipline decisions on disproportionality in the juvenile justice system / Cherie Dawson-Edwards, Nadia Nelson and Katie Nuss -- Criminal justice, race and the war on drugs / Ojmarrh Mitchell and Michael J. Lynch -- After ferguson a familiar era of race, crime, and policing : the impact of law enforcement on persistent race-differentiated arrest rates / John David Reitzel -- Increasing police legitimacy through body-worn cameras / Amy Kyle Cook, Shana Mell, and William V. Pelfrey, Jr. -- Privileged mexicans : race and class effects on support for crime control / George Wilson, Bryan Lagae, and Alex R. Piquero -- The prison industrial complex : contributing mechanisms and collateral consequences of disproportionality on African-American communities / Isis N. Walton and Shanieka S. Jones -- Politics, policy, and DMC communities : the impact of community political disempowerment on DMC / Cherie Dawson-Edwards -- Tackling the DMC mandate: researchers and universities as local resources / Nicolle Parsons-Pollard.
General noteRevised edition of Disproportionate minority contact, c2011.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Genre/formCase studies.
LCCN 2016045362
ISBN9781531002633 (alk. paper)
ISBN1531002633 (alk. paper)

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