Multicultural Issues in the Criminal Justice System

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Multicultural Issues in the Criminal Justice System is the only text to completely address diversity issues for every aspect of the criminal justice system. It seeks to define and characterize the dynamics of cross-cultural interaction and to provide an explanation of the circumstances that have brought American criminal justice into the 21st century. Summarizing historical and cultural issues while relating them to the emergence of the modern criminal justice system, the text gives a global overview of the issues affecting both victims and professionals in the criminal justice system.