An Examination of First and Second Generation Immigrant Offending Trajectories

@article{Bersani2014AnEO,
  title={An Examination of First and Second Generation Immigrant Offending Trajectories},
  author={B. Bersani},
  journal={Justice Quarterly},
  year={2014},
  volume={31},
  pages={315 - 343}
}
  • B. Bersani
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology
  • Justice Quarterly
The myth of the criminal immigrant has permeated public and political debate for much of this nation's history and persists despite growing evidence to the contrary. Crime concerns are increasingly aimed at the indirect impact of immigration on crime highlighting the criminal pursuits of the children of immigrants. Adding to extant knowledge on the immigration-crime nexus, this research asks whether immigrants are differentially involved in crime by examining immigrant offending histories… Expand
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