Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-158) and index.
Introduction -- The difference race and gender makes : a detailed look at violent crime and the crime drop -- Structural perspectives on crime and their critics -- Racial stratification and the local urban economy -- Race, urban inequality, and the changing nature of violence : an illustration of theoretical integration -- Conclusion.
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