text.skipToContent text.skipToNavigation
  1. Home
  2. Social Sciences
  3. Criminal Justice
  4. Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice
  5. Multiculturalism and the Criminal Justice System


This contemporary text addresses a wide range of diverse groups in society as they relate to the criminal justice system.


Multiculturalism and the Criminal Justice System, 1e, is the contemporary text that addresses diversity and multicultural issues in the policing, judicial, correctional, and juvenile justice segments of the criminal justice system. This text contains numerous visual aids that showcase data that is current and relevant. Unlike the competition, this text is comprehensive in its portrayal of various minority groups, addresses the issues from a systemic view of criminal justice, is practitioner-driven, and is well organized.


Teaching and Learning Experience


This book fulfills the need for a thorough and up-to-date text on multicultural issues facing criminal justice practitioners. It provides:

  • Comprehensive content: Students will learn about multiculturalism in a manner that has both breadth and depth
  • Up-to-date coverage of multi-cultural issues facing criminal justice practitioners: Examines perspectives from the practitioner, offender, and victim vantage point
  • Exceptional pedagogical tools and support for flexible approaches to teaching and learning:Encourages students to develop critical thinking skills with numerous examples and exercises, and makes class preparation quick and easy with innovative features for instructors

Table of contents

Chapter 1        Minorities, Diversity, Multiculturalism, and Globalization & the Criminal Justice System

Chapter 2        Racial Minorities, Assimilation, Acculturation, and Classism in a Democratic Society

Chapter 3        Minorities based on Age and Disability

Chapter 4        Minorities based on Gender and Sexual Preference

Chapter 5        Cultural Competence and Cross-Cultural Communication in Agencies

Chapter 6        Law Enforcement and Minorities

Chapter 7        Law Enforcement and Minorities

Chapter 8        The Courts and Minorities

Chapter 9        Minorities in the Court System

Chapter 10      Corrections, Classism, Poverty, & Minority Groups 

Chapter 11      Corrections and Minorities: Minorities, Gang Affiliation, Gender, and Staff Issues

Chapter 12      Juvenile Minority Wellness & Health Disparities, Gender, Sexual Identity, Youth Culture, & Social Class

Chapter 13      Types of Juvenile Offending, Gang Affiliation by Race and Gender, Disproportionate Minority Contact in Juvenile System

Chapter 14      Cultural Competence Training, Assessment & Evaluation of Cultural Competence, and Evidence Based Practices in Culturally Competent Agencies

Chapter 15      Future Multicultural Trends in Criminal Justice

For teachers

All the material you need to teach your courses.

Discover teaching material