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NCJ Number: 236556 Find in a Library
Title: Theoretical Articulation on Immigration and Crime
Journal: Homicide Studies  Volume:15  Issue:4  Dated:November 2011  Pages:382-403
Author(s): Pedro M. Thomas
Date Published: November 2011
Page Count: 22
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This article examines the criminological understanding of the relationship between immigration and crime.
Abstract: This article reviews the contributions of social disorganization, cultural, and strain perspectives to criminological understanding of the relationship between immigration and crime. In efforts to draw parallels between the theories and strands of scholarship on immigration, various hypotheses are outlined to encourage expansion of knowledge on immigration and crime, theoretical extension, revision, and perhaps integration as well. (Published Abstract)
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Crime analysis; Crime causes theory; Immigration offenses
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