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Popular in Racial Minorities, Criminality, and Social Justice
Popular in Criminal Justice
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Racism refers to the attitudes beliefs and practices that are used to justify the superior treatment of one racial or ethnic group and inferior treatment of another racial or ethnic group Overt traditional explicit racism 0 De jure segregation by law Covert subtle and unintentional racism 0 De facto happens as matter of fact Institutional racism covertly or overtly resides in the policies procedures operations and culture of public or private institutions reinforcing individual prejudices and being reinforced by them in return 0 Promoted by daytoday practices policies and procedures of social institutions Many theories attempt to explain crime 0 Social strain Differential association Social disorganization Culture con ict Con ict O Routine activity Social strain theory 0 Holds that each society has dominant values With acceptable methods of achieving goals Social disorganization theory 0 Focuses on inner cities 0 Holds that poverty conditions reduce in uences that socialize people to be laW abiding I Values and behaviors are passed on Civil rights movement and the Crimial Justice system 0 Transformed the Criminal Justice system 0 Old system institutionalized segregation I Minorities not allowed on juries I No minorities in Criminal Justice leadership positions 0 New system conscious effort to avoid segregation I Ended racebased courtroom policies I Ended racially segregated prisons I Police encouraged to address race relations issue 0 O O O