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Author Stowell, Jacob I., 1973-

Title Immigration and crime [electronic resource] : the effects of immigration on criminal behavior / Jacob I. Stowell.

Imprint New York : LFB Scholarly Pub. LLC, 2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description vii, 176 p. : ill.
Series The new Americans
New Americans (LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-173) and index.
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Violent crimes -- Sociological aspects -- Research -- United States.
Immigrants -- Social conditions -- Research -- United States.
Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects -- Research.
Alien criminals -- Research -- United States.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Research.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781593322045 (alk. paper)
1593322046 (alk. paper)

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