The Effects of Racial/Ethnic Segregation on Latino and Black Homicide

  title={The Effects of Racial/Ethnic Segregation on Latino and Black Homicide},
  author={Ben Feldmeyer},
  journal={The Sociological Quarterly},
  pages={600 - 623}
  • Ben Feldmeyer
  • Published 1 September 2010
  • Law, Sociology
  • The Sociological Quarterly
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