The Role of Immigration: Race/Ethnicity and San Diego Homicides Since 1970

@article{Martnez2016TheRO,
  title={The Role of Immigration: Race/Ethnicity and San Diego Homicides Since 1970},
  author={Ramiro Jaimes Mart{\'i}nez and Jacob I. Stowell and Janice Iwama},
  journal={Journal of Quantitative Criminology},
  year={2016},
  volume={32},
  pages={471-488}
}
ObjectivesThe temporal variation in homicide is examined by studying trends in race/ethnic specific killings (e.g. Blacks, Latinos and Whites). Two substantively important issues are also addressed—a closer examination of the role community heterogeneity plays in homicide levels and the treatment of immigration as an endogenous social process.MethodsData are reported homicides in the city of San Diego, California over the period 1960–2010. The address of each killing is geocoded into 341 census… Expand

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