Poverty, Ethnicity, and Violent Crime
By (author) James F. Short, Jr.
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Poverty, Ethnicity, and Violent Crime by James F. Short, Jr.
Book DescriptionViolent crime in America is more strongly associated with poverty and with changing social and economic conditions than with race or ethnicity, and patterns of violence are changing. These are among the conclusions of Poverty, Ethnicity, and Violent Crime, a searching analysis that draws on scholarly research from all the social and behavioral sciences. By framing his analysis in terms of different levels of explanation, James Short is able to identify fundamental causal conditions and processes that result in violent crime. The book also examines current policies and political and scholarly controversies concerning the control of violent crime. This book can serve as a text or as supplementary reading for a variety of criminology courses.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780813320144
(229mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Westview Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 14-Mar-1997
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - James F. Short, Jr.
James F. Short Jr. is professor emeritus in the Department of Sociology at Washington State University at Pullman and president of the American Society of Criminology.
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