Segregation, Racial Structure, and Neighborhood Violent Crime1

  title={Segregation, Racial Structure, and Neighborhood Violent Crime1},
  author={Lauren J. Krivo and Ruth D. Peterson and Danielle C. Kuhl},
  journal={American Journal of Sociology},
  pages={1765 - 1802}
Drawing on structural racism and urban disadvantage approaches, this article posits a broad influence of citywide racial residential segregation on levels of violent crime across all urban neighborhoods regardless of their racial/ethnic composition. Multilevel models based on data from the National Neighborhood Crime Study for 7,622 neighborhoods in 79 cities throughout the United States reveal that segregation is positively associated with violent crime for white and various types of nonwhite… Expand
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