Homicides in Developing Nations: Results of Research Using a Large and Representative Sample

  title={Homicides in Developing Nations: Results of Research Using a Large and Representative Sample},
  author={Jerry Neapolitan},
  journal={International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology},
  pages={358 - 374}
  • J. Neapolitan
  • Published 1 December 1997
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology
Most past research on cross-national variation in homicides has included small samples of nations that were heavily weighted toward industrialized nations. In recent years, homicide data for a larger number of developing nations have become available. This study looks at cross-national variation in homicides, focusing exclusively on developing nations, and uses a much larger and more representative sample of such nations than any past research. Correlation and regression analysis are used to… 

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