Explaining the Gaps in White, Black, and Hispanic Violence since 1990

@article{Light2016ExplainingTG,
  title={Explaining the Gaps in White, Black, and Hispanic Violence since 1990},
  author={Michael T. Light and Jeffery T. Ulmer},
  journal={American Sociological Review},
  year={2016},
  volume={81},
  pages={290 - 315}
}
  • Michael T. Light, Jeffery T. Ulmer
  • Published 2016
  • Sociology
  • American Sociological Review
  • While group differences in violence have long been a key focus of sociological inquiry, we know comparatively little about the trends in criminal violence for whites, blacks, and Hispanics in recent decades. Combining geocoded death records with multiple data sources to capture the socioeconomic, demographic, and legal context of 131 of the largest metropolitan areas in the United States, this article examines the trends in racial/ethnic inequality in homicide rates since 1990. In addition to… CONTINUE READING

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