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Crime and Immigrant Youth.

Author: Dr Tony Waters
Publisher: Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, 1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Crime and Immigrant Youth is a unique study of migration as a process that sometimes leads to youthful crime beyond the norms of either the home or host culture. Tony Waters uses data from 100 years of United States immigration records to examine immigrant groups such as Laotians, Koreans and Mexicans in the late 20th century, as well as Mexicans and Molkan Russians in the early years of the century. The study  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dr Tony Waters
ISBN: 9781452263373 145226337X
OCLC Number: 809771975
Description: 1 online resource (255 pages)
Contents: PART ONE: FRAMING THE PROBLEMExplaining Youthful Crime in Immigrant CommunitiesYouthful Crime and Migration The View from CriminologyExplaining Youthful Crime in Immigrant Communities How to Do it? How Much Is There?PART TWO: ANSWERING THE QUESTION WHY: COMMUNITY AND STRUCTUREDemographics and the Process of MigrationSocial Cohesiveness and the Process of MigrationStatus Adjustment, Socio-Economic Mobility and the Process of MigrationPART THREE: ANSWERING THE QUESTION HOWLegal Pluralism in the Understanding of Youthful CrimePART FOUR: CONCLUSIONSConclusions What Can Be Said about Youthful Crime in Immigrant Communities?

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