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Author Parker, Karen F.

Title Unequal crime decline : theorizing race, urban inequality, and criminal violence / Karen F. Parker.

Imprint New York : New York University Press, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  364.256 p226u 2008    ---  Available
Description xi, 163 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-158) and index.
Contents Introduction -- The difference race and gender makes : a detailed look at violent crime and the crime drop -- Structural perspectives on crime and their critics -- Racial stratification and the local urban economy -- Race, urban inequality, and the changing nature of violence : an illustration of theoretical integration -- Conclusion.
Subject Crime -- Sociological aspects -- United States.
Crime and race -- United States.
Criminal statistics -- United States.
Urban violence -- United States.
Social indicators -- United States.
Violent crimes -- United States.
United States -- Social conditions.
United States -- Economic conditions.
ISBN 0814767257 (cl : alk. paper)
9780814767252 (cl : alk. paper)

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