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Race, Ethnicity, and Policing: New and Essential Readings

Stephen K. Rice and Michael D. White


From Rodney King and “driving while black” to claims of the targeting of undocumented Latino immigrants, relationships surrounding race, ethnicity, and the police have faced great challenge. This book includes both classic pieces and original essays that provide the reader with a comprehensive, even-handed sense of the theoretical underpinnings, methodological challenges, and existing research necessary to understand the problems associated with racial and ethnic profiling and police bias. The book guides readers through the complexity of these issues, making clear the ecological and political ... More

Keywords: Latino immigrants, race, ethnicity, police bias, racial profiling, ethnic profiling, equitable treatment, citizens, democracy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780814776155
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: March 2016 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9780814776155.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stephen K. Rice, editor

Michael D. White, editor

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Front Matter


Robin S. Engel


Stephen K. Rice and Michael D. White

Part I The Context

Introduction to Part I

Stephen K. Rice

Chapter 4 Legitimacy and Cooperation

Tom R. Tyler and Jeffrey Fagan

Chapter 6 Racially Biased Policing

Delores Jones-Brown and Brian A. Maule

Part II The Methods

Introduction to Part II

Michael D. White

Chapter 10 State of the Science in Racial Profiling Research

Meaghan Paulhamus, Robert J. Kane, and Alex R. Piquero

Part III The Research

Introduction to Part III

Michael D. White

Chapter 11 Driving While Black

Patricia Warren, Donald Tomaskovic-Devey, William R. Smith, Matthew Zingraff, and Marcinda Mason

Chapter 12 Citizens’ Demeanor, Race, and Traffic Stops

Robin S. Engel, Charles F. Klahm IV, and Rob Tillyer

Chapter 13 Street Stops and Broken Windows Revisited

Jeffrey A. Fagan, Amanda Geller, Garth Davies, and Valerie West

Chapter 14 Community Characteristics and Police Search Rates

Karen F. Parker, Erin C. Lane, and Geoffrey P. Alpert

Chapter 15 Blind Justice

James J. Fyfe

Chapter 16 Race, Bias, and Police Use of the TASER

Michael D. White and Jessica Saunders

Part IV The Future

Introduction to Part IV

Stephen K. Rice

Chapter 17 Space, Place, and Immigration

Brian J. Stults, Karen F. Parker, and Erin C. Lane

Chapter 19 New Avenues for Profiling and Bias Research

Stephen K. Rice and William S. Parkin

Chapter 21 Democratic Policing

Matthew J. Hickman