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Title: Research Conference on Violence and Homicide in Hispanic Communities
Editor(s): Jess F. Kraus, M.P.H., Ph.D.; Susan B. Sorenson, Ph.D.; Paul D. Juarez, Ph.D.
Date Published: 1988
Page Count: 291
Sponsoring Agency: Ctr's for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
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National Institute of Mental Health
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NCJRS Photocopy Services
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Office of Minority Health Ctr
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University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA 90024
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Office of Minority Health Ctr
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Type: Conference Material
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This collection of research presented at a conference at the University of California examines violence and homicide in Hispanic communities.
Abstract: This volume is comprised of 16 research reports regarding violence and homicide in Hispanic communities. Reports include research on: assaultive injury among Hispanics as the key cause of disparity in burden of death; differences in patterns of homicide in White, Black, and Hispanic populations; data analysis on 12,872 homicides in Chicago over a 17-year period; estimates on homicide rates among subgroups of Hispanics and other ethnic groups in New York City from 1980 to 1983; ethnic and racial differences in 28,535 homicides in Southern California from 1966 to 1985; homicide patterns among Anglos, Blacks, Hispanics, and Native Americans in Bernalillo County, NM from 1978 through 1982; death certificate tabulations on minority homicides in Houston, Texas during 1984 through 1986; ethnicity, sex, victim-offender relationship, offender characteristics, place of birth, and proximity to the border in Texas homicides in 1986; grief reactions across mode of death (natural, accident, suicide, and homicide) among Whites, Black, and Hispanic Americans; incidence of child and spouse abuse in Hispanic families; base rates of psychopathology in Los Angeles comparing family violence among immigrant and non-immigrant Hispanic families; wife battering in Hispanic families and its possible line to elements of the Hispanic culture; Hispanic gang homicide in smaller cities; how barrio youth learn the way to act and think in the context of street realities; violence among Latinos from a health care perspective; and incidence and epidemiologic features of assault and firearms-related brain injuries among Hispanic and non-Hispanic residents in San Diego, California in 1981. Tables, figures, and references
Main Term(s): Hispanic; Research
Index Term(s): Cross-cultural comparisons; Ethnicity; Family homicide; Homicide trends; Homicide victims; Violent crimes; Violent-nonviolent behavior comparisons
Note: Research Conference University of California, Los Angeles, September 14-15, 1987
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