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TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction 1 Chapter 1: Setting the Empirical Context 7 Chapter 2: The Research Process 27 Chapter 3: Neighborhood: An Ecology of Danger 45 Chapter 4: Family: One Important Developmental Context 65 Chapter 5: Peers, Social Networks, and Other Affiliations 99 Chapter 6: Limited Opportunities: Education and Employment Experiences 111 Chapter 7: Decision Making In Violent Events: An Examination of Sparks and Other Motivational Factors 127 Chapter 8: Processes and Contingencies of Violent Events 177 Chapter 9: Violent Events and Social Identity: Specifying the Relationship between Respect and Masculinity 221 Chapter 10: Discussion 251 Appendix A: The Columbia University Gun Study Final Interview Protocol 265 Appendix B: Dictionary of Slang Terms 283 References 287 Name and Subject Index 297
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Youth and violence New York New York, Youth with social disabilities New York New York Psychology, African American young men New York New York Social conditions, Hispanic American young men New York New York Social conditions, Violence in adolescence, Neighborhood Social aspects, Identity (Psychology) in youth, Firearms Social aspects