Thursday, June 12, 2014

Unequal Crime Decline: Theorizing Race, Urban Inequality, and Criminal Violence

Author: Karen Parker
Stars: 4
Review by: maggie

Parker challenges the opportunity structures within an urban economy with the intent to disaggregate the populations most affected by a poor economy and poor circumstances.  She stresses the importance of examining how race and gender are embedded in the opportunity structures of urban areas which contribute to a disadvantage for specific groups.  A must read for those who are interested in a more detailed and explanatory perspective on violence.

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