Unique in approach, this book uses criminology theories to explore the link between race and crime and delinquency. Offering a rich presentation, it introduces leading and contemporary theories and discusses their assumptions about race and crime and
delinquency. Its approach fosters analysis and application and empirical articles are included throughout. Each chapter ends with a summary and discussion questions to further explore criminology theories and racial issues in criminal justice. Other hallmark features include: the use of criminology theory to examine the role of race in crime and delinquency; clear explanations of theories in each chapter opening; and empirical articles in each chapter. For individuals interested in the field of criminal justice, criminology, or sociology.