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

@article{Feldmeyer2010TheEO,
  title={The Effects of Racial/Ethnic Segregation on Latino and Black Homicide},
  author={Ben Feldmeyer},
  journal={The Sociological Quarterly},
  year={2010},
  volume={51},
  pages={600 - 623}
}
  • Ben Feldmeyer
  • Published 1 September 2010
  • Law, Sociology
  • The Sociological Quarterly
Racial/ethnic residential segregation has been shown to contribute to violence and have harmful consequences for minority groups. However, research examining the segregation–crime relationship has focused almost exclusively on blacks and whites while largely ignoring Latinos and other race/ethnic groups and has rarely considered potential mediators (e.g., concentrated disadvantage) in segregation–violence relationships. This study uses year 2000 arrest data for California and New York census… 
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