This book provides a broad and yet in-depth overview on migration and crime. It includes classic pieces from different disciplines (such as criminal justice, sociology, psychology and political science) that examine a variety of topics (such as hate crimes, organized crime, trafficking, victimization issues, reporting issues, policing and incarceration issues and conceptual paradigms) in a variety of locations (such as the USA, Israel, Europe, Japan and Jamaica) with both qualitative and quantitative methodologies.
Contents: Series preface; Introduction; Part I Theory and Policy: The application of the 'culture conflict' hypothesis to the criminality of immigrants in Israel, Shlomo Shoham; The immigration-crime nexus: toward an analytic framework for assessing and guiding theory, research and policy, Daniel P. Mears; Exporting and importing criminality: incarceration of the foreign-born, Graeme Newman, Joshua D. Freilich and Gregory J. Howard; Policy paradox: implications of US drug control for Jamaica, Marlyn J. Jones; Non-EU citizens experiences of offending and victimisation: the case for comparative European research, Joanna Goodey. Part II Offending: Migration and crime in Europe, Hung-en Sun and Jack Reed; Foreign minorities and the criminal justice system in the Federal Republic of Germany, Hans-JÃ¶rg Albrecht; Some explanations of crime among 4 ethnic groups in the Netherlands, Marianne Junger and Wim Polder; Crime and Russian immigration - socialization or importation? The Israeli case, Arye Rattner; Analysis of the crimes committed by foreigners in Japan, Minoru Yokoyama; Immigration and crime among youth in Switzerland, Alexander T. Vazsonyi and Martin Killias; Crime and manipulation of identity among Russian- speaking immigrants in the Netherlands, Dina Siegel and Frank Bovenkerk; A comparative assessment of criminal involvement among immigrants and natives across 7 nations, James P. Lynch and Rita J. Simon; Does immigration increase homicide? Negative evidence from 3 border cities, Matthew T. Lee, Ramiro Martinez Jr. and Richard Rosenfeld; Immigrants, urban politics and policing in 1900, M.Craig Brown and Barbara D. Warner. Part III Transnational Crime and Illegal Immigration: Trafficking and human smuggling: a European perspective, John Salt; Illegal Chinese immigration into the United States: a preliminary factor analysis, John Z. Wang; The sanctuary movement and the smuggling of undocumented Central Americans into the United States: crime, devianc or defiance