Immigration reduces crime: an emerging scholarly consensus

Immigration, Crime and Justice

ISBN: 978-1-84855-438-2, eISBN: 978-1-84855-439-9

ISSN: 1521-6136

Publication date: 19 May 2009


Value – This chapter represents the first attempt to synthesize recent empirical work associated with the immigration revitalization perspective. It will be of value to immigration scholars and criminologists as well as general readers interested in the relationship between immigration and crime.


Lee, M. and Martinez, R. (2009), "Immigration reduces crime: an emerging scholarly consensus", Mcdonald, W. (Ed.) Immigration, Crime and Justice (Sociology of Crime, Law and Deviance, Vol. 13), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 3-16.

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