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Racial Profiling: From Rhetoric to Reason

Racial Profiling: From Rhetoric to Reason
Author: Brian L. Withrow
ISBN 13: 9780131273795
ISBN 10: 131273795
Edition: 1
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2005-05-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 288
List Price: $74.20

The first and only truly objective book to move the racial profiling controversy from its current rhetorical base into a reasoned argument. Racial Profiling focuses on the scientific investigation of racial profiling without alternative political or social agendas, devoting equal attention to the multiple perspectives of this controversial topic. This book’s scholarly approach presents the topic in an objective way, facilitating learning and making readers more informed consumers of the research. Features the most comprehensive literature review of what we know and what we don’t know about the extend of racial profiling–identifies the seven most important research questions within the controversy and discusses each one at length. For political leaders, police administrators, training academy instructors, scholars, and anyone in the criminal justice field.