On black criminology: past, present, and future

  title={On black criminology: past, present, and future},
  author={Everette B. Penn},
The study of Black crime is dominant in criminology literature. Often theories of social control, anomie or conflict theory are presented to explain Black crime. This article purports such theories are deficient when studying Black crime because they do not adequately assess the magnitude of the social reality of being Black in the United States. Through a presentation of what Black criminology is, has the possibility to become and the characteristics of criminologists who are Black the article… CONTINUE READING


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