Latinos and Criminal Justice: An Encyclopedia

Editor/Author Morin, Jose Luis
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Greenwood

ISBN: 978-0-313-35660-5
Category: Social Sciences - Criminology & Law
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: March 2019
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Latinos and Criminal Justice: An Encyclopedia promotes understanding of Latinas and Latinos and the U.S. criminal justice system, at the same time dispelling popular misconceptions about this population and criminal activity in the United States.

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Table of Contents

  • Guide to Related Topics
  • Introduction - José Luis Morín
  • Part I. Essays on Latinas/os and Criminal Justice
  • Latinas/os and the U.S. Criminal Justice System: An Overview of Socio-Historic and Contemporary Issues - José Luis Morín
  • Latina/o Immigrants, Crime, and Justice - Ramiro Martínez, Jr.
  • Policing and Latina/o Communities - José Luis Morín
  • The U.S. War on Drugs and Latina/o Communities - Ric Curtis and Robert Riggs
  • Latinas and the U.S. Criminal Justice System - Sandra Del Valle, José Luis Morín, Maria Swimm, and Nitza Milagros Escalera
  • Incarceration and Latinas/os in the United States - José Luis Morín, François Restrepo-Serrano, and Yolanda C. Martín
  • Gangs in the United States and Latina/o Communities - Louis Kontos and Luis Barrios
  • Crime and the U.S.-Mexican Border - Isabel Martínez
  • Latina/o Youth and Criminal Justice - Victor M. Rios, Melissa Guzman, and José Luis Morín
  • Part II. A to Z Entries on Latinas/os and Criminal Justice and Cross References
  • A
  • Agron, Salvador (1943–1986) (a.k.a. Capeman)
  • Arzu, Fermin
  • B
  • Báez, Anthony
  • Báez, Iris
  • Black/White Binary Paradigm
  • Border Crime
  • Border Patrol
  • Brown Berets
  • C
  • Central Americans
  • Chicanas/os
  • Civil Rights
  • Civilian Oversight of Police
  • Colombians
  • Community-Based Latina/o Advocacy Organizations
  • Cubans
  • Cultural Criminology
  • D
  • Death Penalty
  • Deportation
  • Deportation Laws
  • Dominicans
  • F
  • Felon Disenfranchisement
  • H
  • Hate Crimes
  • Hernandez v. New York, 500 U.S. 352 (1991)
  • Hernandez v. Texas, 347 U.S. 475 (1954)
  • Homicide
  • Human Trafficking
  • I
  • Immigrant Detention Centers
  • Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)
  • Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) v. Lopez-Mendoza, et al., 468 U.S. 1032 (1984)
  • Innocence Project, The
  • International Human Rights
  • Intimate Partner Violence/Domestic Violence
  • L
  • Language Rights in the Courts
  • LatCrit: Latina & Latino Critical Legal Theory, Inc.
  • Latina/o Fraternal Law Enforcement Organizations
  • Legal Advocacy Groups
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT)
  • M
  • Media Depictions
  • Mexicans and Mexican Americans
  • Miranda v. Arizona, 384 U.S. 436 (1966)
  • P
  • Political Activist Groups
  • Puerto Ricans
  • S
  • Salinas, Raúl R. (raúlrsalinas) (1934–2008)
  • Segregation
  • Slavery
  • T
  • Terry v. Ohio, 398 U.S. 1 (1968)
  • Texas Rangers
  • Transnational Crime
  • U
  • Underrepresentation of Latinas/os in the Legal Profession
  • V
  • Victims
  • Vigilantism
  • The Editor, Contributors, and Advisory Board