Immigration, Economic Disadvantage, and Homicide: A Community-Level Analysis of Austin, Texas

@inproceedings{Akins2009ImmigrationED,
  title={Immigration, Economic Disadvantage, and Homicide: A Community-Level Analysis of Austin, Texas},
  author={S. Akins and R. G. Rumbaut and Richard Stansfield},
  year={2009}
}
  • S. Akins, R. G. Rumbaut, Richard Stansfield
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology
  • In this article, the effect of recent immigration on homicide rates across city of Austin, Texas census tracts is examined. Since 1980, Austin’s recent immigrant population increased by more than 580% across the metropolitan area and it is now considered a “pre-emerging�? immigrant gateway city to the United States. Therefore the changing population dynamics in Austin provide an excellent opportunity to study the effect of recent immigration on homicide. After controlling for structural… CONTINUE READING
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