Structural and cultural determinants of child homicide: a cross-national analysis.

@article{Briggs1994StructuralAC,
  title={Structural and cultural determinants of child homicide: a cross-national analysis.},
  author={Carl M. Briggs and Phillips Cutright},
  journal={Violence and victims},
  year={1994},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={3-16}
}
Models of structural characteristics that may influence national infant and child homicide victim rates are derived from prior research. Expected effects of structural characteristics from a "social control" perspective are compared with expected effects from a "guardians, suitable target" perspective. Gartner's (1991) claim that structural factors influence victim rates only in nations with low social insurance expenditures is also evaluated. Statistical analysis of three infant and child age… CONTINUE READING

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