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Immigration and crime [electronic resource] : race, ethnicity, and violence / edited by Ramiro Martinez Jr. and Abel Valenzuela Jr.

Publication:
New York ; London : New York University Press, 2006.
Series:
New perspectives in crime, deviance, and law series.
New perspectives in crime, deviance, and law series
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (248 p.)
Subjects:
Crime -- United States -- Sociological aspects.
Immigrants -- Crimes against -- United States.
Immigrants -- United States -- Social conditions.
United States -- Emigration and immigration.
United States -- Race relations.
Local subjects:
Noncitizen criminals -- United States
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The original essays in this much-needed collection broadly assess the contemporary patterns of crime as related to immigration, race, and ethnicity. Immigration and Crime covers both a variety of immigrant groups--mainly from Asia, the Caribbean, and Latin America--and a variety of topics including: victimization, racial conflict, juvenile delinquency, exposure to violence, homicide, drugs, gangs, and border violence. The volume provides important insights about past understandings of immigration and crime, many based on theories that have proven to be untrue or racially biased, as well as o
Contents:
""Cover Page""; ""Title page""; ""Copyright Page""; ""Dedication""; ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""1 Coming to America: The Impact of the New Immigration on Crime""; ""2 Rethinking the Chicago School of Criminology: A New Era of Immigration""; ""3 Immigrant Assimilation and Crime: Generational Differences in Youth Violence in Chicago""; ""4 Immigration and Incarceration: Patterns and Predictors of Imprisonment among First- and Second-Generation Young Adults""; ""5 Immigration and Asian Homicide Patterns in Urban and Suburban San Diego""
""6 Delinquency and Acculturation in the Twenty-first Century: A Decade�s Change in a Vietnamese American Community""""7 Beyond Conflict and Controversy: Blacks, Koreans, and Jews in Urban America""; ""8 The “War on the Border�: Criminalizing Immigrants and Militarizing the U.S.-Mexico Border""; ""9 New Immigrants and Day Labor: The Potential for Violence""; ""10 Multiple Disadvantages and Crime among Black Immigrants: Exploring Haitian Violence in Miami�s Communities""; ""About the Contributors""; ""Index""
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Martinez, Ramiro.
Valenzuela, Abel.
ISBN:
0-8147-9605-2
0-8147-5953-X
OCLC:
913695251
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