Homicide among Black Americans

Homicide among Black Americans

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This volume of essays assesses recent trends and patterns of homicide among black Americans and offers several theories to explain the disproportionate occurrence of homicide among blacks in comparison to other racial groups. The contributors, whose major concern is the prevention of homicide within the black community, focus on both the incidence of acts of homicide committed by blacks, and homicide victimization.This paper will examine the principal issues relating to race and capital punishment. It will begin with a brief overview of ... He argues that there are really two distinct forms of death penalty debates at present. The first type discusses, in theoryanbsp;...

Title:Homicide among Black Americans
Author:Darnell Felix Hawkins
Publisher:Univ Pr of Amer - 1986-12


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