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Violent Crime

Assessing Race and Ethnic Differences (Cambridge Studies in Criminology)

by Darnell F. Hawkins

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime & criminology,
  • Ethnic studies,
  • United States,
  • Minorities,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Violent crimes,
  • Criminology,
  • Social Science / Criminology,
  • Crime and race,
  • Crimes against

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages460
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7749222M
    ISBN 100521626749
    ISBN 109780521626743

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    Irrespective of recorded crime levels, public perception is that crime is on the increase,1, 2 and halting crime has been the public’s priority for government spending for several years.3 Studies report an inverse association between fear of crime and subjective measures of physical, general, and mental health.4 – 6 The direction of causality and linking pathways remain :// Understanding Violent Crime provides a concise yet thorough and extensive account of the main explanations of violent behaviour. It draws upon sociological and psychological perspectives on violence as part of a coherent approach to the study of a phenomenon that raises wide public ://


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