Explaining racial and ethnic differences in adolescent violence: Structural disadvantage, family well-being, and social capital

@article{McNulty2003ExplainingRA,
  title={Explaining racial and ethnic differences in adolescent violence: Structural disadvantage, family well-being, and social capital},
  author={T. McNulty and Paul E Bellair},
  journal={Justice Quarterly},
  year={2003},
  volume={20},
  pages={1 - 31}
}
  • T. McNulty, Paul E Bellair
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology
  • Justice Quarterly
  • This article integrates theory and research in criminology and urban sociology to specify a contextual model of differences in adolescent violence between whites and five racial-ethnic groups. The model views these differences as a function of variation in community contexts, family socioeconomic well-being, and the social capital available to adolescents and families. Using data from the National Education Longitudinal Survey, we show that white-black and white-Latino differences in violence… CONTINUE READING

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