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Poverty, Subculture of Violence, and Type of Homicide
Research on the causes of homicide has focused on two competing theoretical models, socioeconomic and subcultural. After a review of these two theoretical perspectives and a number of recentExpand
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Immigrants and Violence: The Importance of Neighborhood Context
This study examined the relationship between violence and immigration. The importance of neighborhood context, including alcohol availability, was also investigated. Using data from block groups,Expand
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Alcohol, Drugs, and Violence
A review of the scientific literature on the relationship between alcohol and violence and that between drugs and violence is presented. A review and analysis of three major theoretical approaches toExpand
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Bringing “Booze” Back In: The Relationship Between Alcohol and Homicide
Although there has been a great deal of theoretical and empirical research on the causes and distribution of homicide during the past 30 years, almost all of this research has excluded fromExpand
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Type of Homicide and Variation in Regional Rates
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Deterrence, Poverty, and Type of Homicide
The assumption that homicide is a unidimensional phenomenon has rarely been questioned in empirical research. Using newly available data, this analysis classifies homicide into two types, primary andExpand
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ALCOHOL AND HOMICIDE IN THE UNITED STATES 1934-1995-OR ONE REASON WHY U.S. RATES OF VIOLENCE MAY BE GOING DOWN
In the last few years, a great deal of attention has been devoted to the apparent decline in rates of homicide and other kinds of violence in the United States. Commentators debate whether rates ofExpand
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Alcohol availability and youth homicide in the 91 largest US cities, 1984-2006.
The aggregate relationship between homicide and alcohol availability is well established across a number of national and sub-national settings in North America, Europe and some parts of Asia.Expand
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Assimilation or Consciousness: Perceptions of U.S. Society Among Recent Latin American Immigrants to the United States
Two competing views of determinants of immigrants' perceptions of U.S. society and perceptions of discrimination against their own group are examined. Assimilation theory suggests a process leadingExpand
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