September 7, 2007

Special issue on racial profiling and the law

The August 2007 issue of the Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice focuses on racial profiling in the criminal justice system. The abstracts are free; you must either pay or have a subscription to read the articles in their entirety.

The contents include:

  • Profiles of Injustice: The Theory and Practice of Racial Profiling - Zina T. McGee
  • Racial Profiling and the Courts: An Empirical Analysis of Federal Litigation, 1991 to 2006 - Shaun L. Gabbidon, Lakiesha N. Marzette, and Steven A. Peterson
  • Police Discourse on Racial Profiling - Karen S. Glover
  • Racial Profiling and Postmodern Society: Police Responsiveness, Image Maintenance, and the Left Flank of Police Legitimacy - Kirk Miller
  • Legislative and Court Decisions That Promulgated Racial Profiling: A Sociohistorical Perspective - Larry D. Stokes
  • Black Criminal Stereotypes and Racial Profiling - Kelly Welch
Thanks to the always informative Psychology and Crime News blog for alerting me to this important volume.