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Homicide Through A Different Lens

Morris, Patrice K.; Graycar, Adam


Homicide rates vary across modern societies, yet most scholarly works on homicide are based on studies in developed countries, although, in less developed countries, homicide rates are higher. Homicide is multidimensional and its related social causes and prevalence differ across cultures. In low-homicide countries, most homicides occur as a result of either criminal activity or personal relationship difficulties. This paper highlights that, in one developing country - Jamaica - a different...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: The British Journal of Criminology
DOI: 10.1093/bjc/azr038
Access Rights: Open Access


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