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Murder in New York City

Author: Eric H Monkkonen
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This investigation into urban homicide covers two centuries of murder in America's biggest city. Combining statistical evidence with many other documentary sources, the book attempts to uncover the factors behind the statistics.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric H Monkkonen
ISBN: 0520221885 9780520221888
OCLC Number: 51889327
Description: xii, 238 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Long sweep and big events --
2. Lethal weapons --
3. Gender and murder --
4. Age and murder --
5. Circumstances: when do people murder --
6. Race, ethnicity, and murder --
7. European context of murder in America.
Responsibility: Eric H. Monkkonen.

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Expands what we know about urban homicide, and challenges some of the things we think we know. This title covers two centuries of murder in America's biggest city, combining statistical evidence with  Read more...

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"Exhaustive and enlightening."--"Yorkshire Post

 
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