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Divergent Social Worlds Neighborhood Crime and the Racial-Spatial Divide

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ISBN-10: 0871546973

ISBN-13: 9780871546975

Edition: 2012

Authors: Ruth D. Peterson, Lauren J. Krivo

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More than half a century after the first Jim Crow laws were dismantled, the majority of urban neighborhoods in the United States remain segregated by race. The degree of social and economic advantage or disadvantage that each community experiences particularly its crime rate is most often a reflection of which group is in the majority. As Ruth Peterson and Lauren Krivo note in Divergent Social Worlds, Race, place, and crime are still inextricably linked in the minds of the public. This book broadens the scope of single-city, black/white studies by using national data to compare local crime patterns in five racially distinct types of neighborhoods. Peterson and Krivo meticulously demonstrate…    
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date: 10/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Ruth D. Peterson is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Criminal Justice Research Center at Ohio State University. She is co-editor of Crime and Inequality .

Lauren J. Krivois professor of sociology and associate director of the Criminal Justice Research Center at Ohio State University.