Latino Homicide Immigration, Violence, and Community

ISBN-10: 0415934036

ISBN-13: 9780415934039

Edition: 2002

Authors: Ramiro Martinez

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By analysing homicide cases and statistics in five major US cities with large and diverse Latino populations the author shows that, contrary to long-held views, Latino communities have a strong social fabric holding them together and that their homicide rates are lower than would have been expected.
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Book details

List price: $43.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 8/9/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Ramiro Mart�nez, Jr. is Professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice and the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Northeastern University and author of Latino Homicide: Immigration, Violence, and Community .

Tables and Figures
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Latinos and Violent Crime
The Legacy and Images of Latino Crime
The Creation of Latinos: Local Context and Contemporary Crime
The Origins of Latino Communities
The Roots of Homicide in the Barrio and Enclave
The Ethnic and Immigrant Homicide Contrast, 1980-95
Fact or Fiction? Latino Homicide Motives
Conclusion: Moving Beyond Black and White Violent Crime Research
Afterword
Glossary
Notes
References
Index
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