Ethnicity and Crime

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1. Police label certain individuals through canteen culture - racist culture often underpins the decision to stop black Britains

  • Althusser
  • Gilroy
  • Holdaway
  • Cashmore
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2. Moral panics are outdated - They do not have the same impact they use to have

  • McRobbie and Garber
  • Cohen
  • Young
  • Waddington

3. Media portrayals of Asians and Black youths are inaccurate

  • Alexander
  • Sewell
  • Desai
  • Waddington

4. During arrests African Carribbeans are not treated differently to White Britons or Asians

  • Cashmore
  • Philips and Brown
  • Waddington
  • Hall

5. Most crime is performed by young males who come from poor backgrounds. There is an over-representation of this group because there is a higher proportion of young males in the ethnic minority population

  • Philips and Brown
  • Mayhew
  • Cohen
  • Gordon

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