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Author Stowell, Jacob I., 1973-

Title Immigration and crime : the effects of immigration on criminal behavior / Jacob I. Stowell
Published New York : LFB Scholarly Pub. LLC, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 176 pages) : illustrations
Series The new Americans
New Americans (LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC)
Contents Introduction : reconsidering the link between immigration and crime -- Social disorganization theory : expectations and empirical realities -- Studies of immigration and crime : findings and limitations of previous research -- Analytical approach : data and methodology employed in current study -- Structural and spatial contexts of violence -- Direct and indirect effects of immigration on violence -- Conclusion : review and directions for future research
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-173) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Alien criminals -- Research -- United States.
Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects -- Research.
Immigrants -- United States -- Social conditions -- Research.
Violent crimes -- United States -- Sociological aspects -- Research.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Research.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007014423
ISBN 1593322917 (electronic bk.)
9781593322915 (electronic bk.)