ERIC Number: EJ346273
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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The Interracial Nature of Violent Crimes: A Reexamination.
O'Brien, Robert M.
American Journal of Sociology, v92 n4 p817-35 Jan 1987
Using national data on homicide, rape, aggravated assault, simple assault, and robbery, this article examines assertions that violent crime in the United States is disproportionately interracial. Concludes that whatever measures are used, violent crimes are found to be intraracial (within racial classifications) to a far greater extent than statistically expected. (Author/JDH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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