The Resource Homicide : a sociological explanation, Leonard Beeghley

Homicide : a sociological explanation, Leonard Beeghley

Label
Homicide : a sociological explanation
Title
Homicide
Title remainder
a sociological explanation
Statement of responsibility
Leonard Beeghley
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Beeghley, Leonard
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6529
LC item number
.B44 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Homicide
Label
Homicide : a sociological explanation, Leonard Beeghley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-214) and index
Contents
I. Homicide as a routine event -- We have a problem -- Some consequences of homicide -- Sociology and homicide -- Modernity and homicide -- II. How to understand homicide -- Cross-national and historical dimensions of homicide -- Levels of analysis and homicide -- Explaining the homicide rate -- The dilemma of change -- III. Homicide in cross-national and historical perspective -- A short history of homicide in Europe -- Cross-national homicide rates today -- Homicide in the United States from colonial times to 1900 -- Homicide in the United States from 1900 to the present -- Two variants of homicide in the United States -- Modernity, social class, and homicide -- IV. The American dream and homicide : a critique -- The thesis and its empirical basis -- An institutional-anomie explanation of serious crime -- Some critical comments -- Anomie, modernity, and homicide -- Building on the Messner/Rosenfeld strategy -- V. Social structure and homicide -- Greater availability of guns -- Expansion of illegal drug markets -- Greater racial and ethnic discrimination -- Greater exposure to violence -- Greater economic inequality -- Understanding homicide -- VI. Is change possible? -- Sociology and social change -- Two illustrations
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xi, 225 p.
Isbn
9780847694723
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
20021545 18
System control number
(OCoLC)51216183
Label
Homicide : a sociological explanation, Leonard Beeghley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-214) and index
Contents
I. Homicide as a routine event -- We have a problem -- Some consequences of homicide -- Sociology and homicide -- Modernity and homicide -- II. How to understand homicide -- Cross-national and historical dimensions of homicide -- Levels of analysis and homicide -- Explaining the homicide rate -- The dilemma of change -- III. Homicide in cross-national and historical perspective -- A short history of homicide in Europe -- Cross-national homicide rates today -- Homicide in the United States from colonial times to 1900 -- Homicide in the United States from 1900 to the present -- Two variants of homicide in the United States -- Modernity, social class, and homicide -- IV. The American dream and homicide : a critique -- The thesis and its empirical basis -- An institutional-anomie explanation of serious crime -- Some critical comments -- Anomie, modernity, and homicide -- Building on the Messner/Rosenfeld strategy -- V. Social structure and homicide -- Greater availability of guns -- Expansion of illegal drug markets -- Greater racial and ethnic discrimination -- Greater exposure to violence -- Greater economic inequality -- Understanding homicide -- VI. Is change possible? -- Sociology and social change -- Two illustrations
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xi, 225 p.
Isbn
9780847694723
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
20021545 18
System control number
(OCoLC)51216183

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