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Migration, Culture Conflict and Crime

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ISBN13: 9780754622581
ISBN: 0754622584
Published: April 2003
Publisher: Routledge
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

The issue of immigration and crime, in all of its many contexts and forms, is presently a global problem. This collection of 18 essays stems from a conference on migration, culture conflict and crime, and examines a variety of issues relating to the issue of immigration and crime. Chapters in this volume do not merely question whether the immigrant is victim or criminal, but address wider issues such as gender, and human trafficking/smuggling.;Whilst some pieces discuss immigrants in general others restrict their analysis to particular subgroups. Some chapters only examine one particular country, while others employ a more comparative approach.

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Part 1 Global perspectives: introduction, Joshua D. Freilich et al; culture conflict and crime - a global perspective, Pino Arlacchi; trafficking in human-beings, Adam Graycar; population diversity and homicide - a cross national amplification of Balu's theory of diversity, Gregory J. Howard et al; a comparative assessment of criminal involvement among immigrants and natives across seven nations, James P. Lynch and Rita J. Simon; culture conflict and crime in Europe, Hans-Heiner Kuhne.
Part 2 Prevention and policy: protecting immigrants from victimization - the scope for situational crime prevention, Ronald V. Clarke; bicultural competence - a means to crime reduction among the children of immigrants?, Caitlin Killian; foreigners in Germany - the role of academic criminologists as an interest group influencing government policy, Ruth G. Hertz.
Part 3 Gender issues: immigration, culture conflict and domestic violence/woman battering, Edna Erez; migration, political economy and violence against women - the post immigration experiences of Filipino women in Australia, Chris Cunneen and Julie Stubbs.
Part 4 Country studies: crime and victimization of migrants in Australia - a socio-demographic view, Satyanshu Mukherjee; hostility and violence against immigrants in Germany since 1992, Roland Eckert; ethnic identity versus national identity - an analysis of PKK terror in relation to identity conflict, Ibrahim Cerrah; assimilation, acculturation and juvenile delinquency among second generation Turkish youths in Berlin, Alexis A. Aronowitz; immigration and suicide in a multi-ethnic society - Israel, Brenda Geiger; marginalization and demarginalization of immigrants -diverity management strategies in education, Rita Sever and Alek Epstein; substance abusing new immigrants from the states of the Former Soviet Union as a challenge to the drug abuse treatment system in Israel - a pilot study, Eli Lawental and Zvi Jacoby; Confucianism as a control theory explanation of crime among overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia, Chuen-Jim Sheu.