Immigration and the Changing Nature of Homicide in US Cities, 1980–2010

@article{Ousey2014ImmigrationAT,
  title={Immigration and the Changing Nature of Homicide in US Cities, 1980–2010},
  author={Graham C. Ousey and Charis E. Kubrin},
  journal={Journal of Quantitative Criminology},
  year={2014},
  volume={30},
  pages={453-483}
}
ObjectivesPrevious research has neglected to consider whether trends in immigration are related to changes in the nature of homicide. This is important because there is considerable variability in the temporal trends of homicide subtypes disaggregated by circumstance. In the current study, we address this issue by investigating whether within-city changes in immigration are related to temporal variations in rates of overall and circumstance-specific homicide for a sample of large US cities… 

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