Does Immigration Increase Homicide? Negative Evidence From Three Border Cities

@article{Lee2001DoesII,
  title={Does Immigration Increase Homicide? Negative Evidence From Three Border Cities},
  author={M. Lee and R. Mart{\'i}nez and R. Rosenfeld},
  journal={The Sociological Quarterly},
  year={2001},
  volume={42},
  pages={559 - 580}
}
  • M. Lee, R. Martínez, R. Rosenfeld
  • Published 2001
  • Sociology
  • The Sociological Quarterly
  • Understanding the complex relationship between immigration and crime was once a core concern of American sociology. Yet the extensive post-1965 wave of immigration to the United States has done little to rekindle scholarly interest in this topic, even as politicians and other public figures advocate public policies to restrict immigration as a means of preventing crime. Although both popular accounts and sociological theory predict that immigration should increase crime in areas where… CONTINUE READING
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