The political economy of urban homicide: assessing the relative impact of gender inequality on sex-specific victimization.

@article{DeWees2003ThePE,
  title={The political economy of urban homicide: assessing the relative impact of gender inequality on sex-specific victimization.},
  author={Mari A DeWees and Karen F. Parker},
  journal={Violence and victims},
  year={2003},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={35-54}
}
This research examines the ways in which the changing political economy of urban areas has contributed differently to the homicide victimization rates of females and males across US cities. Recent research, while relatively limited, has presented disparate results regarding the effect of gender inequality on urban sex-specific victimization. Our work further explores this relationship by taking into account relative gender disparities in income, education, labor market opportunities, and… CONTINUE READING

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