Table of contents for The many colors of crime : inequalities of race, ethnicity, and crime in America / edited by Ruth D. Peterson, Lauren J. Krivo, and John Hagan.

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Introduction: Inequalities of Race, Ethnicity, and Crime in America 1
Ruth D. Peterson, Lauren J. Krivo, and John Hagan
1. Cultural Mechanisms and Killing Fields: A Revised Theory of Community-Level Racial Inequality 13
Robert J. Sampson and Lydia Bean
Part I: Constructs and Conceptual Approaches 64
2. Conceptualizing Race and Ethnicity in Studies of Crime and Criminal Justice 65
Marjorie S. Zatz and Nancy Rodriguez
3. Demythologizing the ¿Criminalblackman¿: The Carnival Mirror 93
Vernetta Young
4. Race and the Justice Workforce: Toward a System Perspective 117
Geoff K. Ward
Part II: Populations and Intersectionalities 153
5. Toward an Understanding of the Lower Rates of Homicide in Latino Versus Black Neighborhoods: A Look at Chicago 154
María B. Vélez
6. Extending Ethnicity and Violence Research in a Multi-Ethnic City: Haitian, African American, and Latino Non-lethal Violence 181
Ramiro Martinez, Jr. and Amie L. Nielsen
7. Crime and Deviance in the "Black Belt": African American Youth in Rural and Non-Rural Developmental Contexts 205
Alexander T. Vazsonyi and Elizabeth Trejos-Castillo
8. Crime at the Intersections: Race, Class, Gender, and Violent Offending 231
Stacy De Coster and Karen Heimer
9. Race, Inequality and Gender Violence: A Contextual Examination 265
Toya Z. Like and Jody Miller
Part III: Contexts and Settings 298
10. Is the Gap Between Black and White Arrest Rates Narrowing? National Trends for Personal Contact Crimes, 1960 to 2002 299
Gary LaFree, Robert O¿Brien, and Eric Baumer
11. Race, Labor Markets, and Neighborhood Violence 327
Robert D. Crutchfield, Ross L. Matsueda, and Kevin Drakulich
12. Drug Markets in Minority Communities: Consequences for Mexican American Youth Gangs 359
Avelardo Valdez
13. Perceptions of Crime and Safety in Racially and Economically Distinct Neighborhoods 388
Lauren J. Krivo, Ruth D. Peterson, and Diana Karafin
14. Neighborhood, Race, and the Economic Consequences of Incarceration in New York City, 1985-1996 420
Alex R. Piquero, Valerie West, Jeffrey Fagan, and Jan Holland
Contributor Biographies
Part IV: Mechanisms and Processes 449
15. Creating Racial Disadvantage: The Case of Crack Cocaine 450
Doris Marie Provine
16. Transforming Communities: Formal and Informal Mechanisms of Social Control 481
Wenona Rymond-Richmond
17. Toward a Developmental and Comparative Conflict Theory of Race, Ethnicity, and Perceptions of Criminal Injustice 511
Carla Shedd and John Hagan
18. Race and Neighborhood Codes of Violence 549
Ross L. Matsueda, Kevin Drakulich, and Charis E. Kubrin
Conclusion: A Deeper Understanding of Race, Ethnicity, Crime, and Criminal Justice 585
Ruth D. Peterson, Lauren J. Krivo, and John Hagan
Bibliography 600
Contributors 701
Index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Crime -- United States.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration -- United States.
Minorities -- United States.