Crime and Inequality

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Stanford University Press, 1995 - 372 pages
These essays examine how and why inequality affects the patterning of crime and criminal justice. They evaluate the merits of various theoretical ideas, debates, and controversies regarding crime and inequality; document the dynamics of inequality in varied crime settings; examine methodologies used in exploring the crime-inequality relationship; and set forth new research and policy agendas for future work.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Patterns and Consequences
14
Toward a Theory of Race Crime
37
Unemployment and Crime Rate Fluctuations
55
Ethnography Inequality and Crime in
80
The Effects
95
Crime and Inequality in EighteenthCentury London
116
Inequality and Republican Criminology
277
Notes
309
Bibliography
329
Index
367
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