Violent crime : assessing race and ethnic differences / edited by Darnell F. Hawkins.

This collection of original essays explores the extent and causes of racial and ethnic differences in violent crime in the United States and several other contemporary societies, including Canada, New Zealand, and England.

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Alternate Title:Violent crime, assessing race and ethnic differences
Other Authors: Hawkins, Darnell Felix, 1946-
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Series:Cambridge studies in criminology (Cambridge University Press)
Table of Contents:
  • Part I. Homicide studies
  • Homicide risk and level of victimization in two concentrated poverty enclaves : a black/Hispanic comparison / Harold M. Rose and Paula D. McClain
  • Moving beyond black and white : African American, Haitian and Latino homicides in Miami / Ramiro Martinez, Jr.
  • Homicide in Los Angeles County : a study of Latino victimization / Marc Riedel
  • Economic correlates of racial and ethnic disparity in homicide : Houston, 1945-1994 / Victoria E. Titterington and Kelly R. Damphouse
  • The race, ethnicity, and poverty nexus of violent crime : reconciling differences in Chicago's community area homicide rates / Calvin C. Johnson and Chanchalat Chanhatasilpa
  • Part II. Other contexts, settings and forms of violence
  • Sanction effects, violence and Native American street youth / Bill McCarthy and John Hagan
  • Ethnicity and interpersonal violence in a New Zealand birth cohort / David M. Fergusson
  • Racial victimization in England and Wales / Ben Bowling and Coretta Phillips
  • Race, gender and woman battering / Evan Stark
  • Gender entrapment and African American women : an analysis of race, ethnicity, gender and intimate violence / Beth E. Richie
  • Part III. Explaining racial and ethnic differences
  • How can the relationship between race and violence be explained / David P. Farrington, Rolf Loeber and Magda Stouthamer-Loeber
  • Race effects and conceptual ambiguity in violence research : bringing inequality back in / Marino A. Bruce and Vincent J. Roscigno
  • The violent black male : conceptions of race in criminological theories / Jeanette Covington
  • The structural-cultural perspective : a theory of black male violence / William Oliver
  • A cultural psychology framework for the study of African American morality and violence / Robert J. Jagers, Jacqueline Mattis and Katrina Walker
  • Racial discrimination and violence : a longitudinal perspective / Joan McCord and Margaret E. Ensminger
  • Honor, class, and white southern violence : a historical perspective / Frankie Y. Bailey.