Chapter 15. Inequalities, Crime, and Citizenship

  1. Mary Romero and
  2. Eric Margolis
  1. Nigel South

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996973.ch16

The Blackwell Companion to Social Inequalities

The Blackwell Companion to Social Inequalities

How to Cite

South, N. (2005) Inequalities, Crime, and Citizenship, in The Blackwell Companion to Social Inequalities (eds M. Romero and E. Margolis), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996973.ch16

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631231547

Online ISBN: 9780470996973

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Keywords:

  • inequalities;
  • crime;
  • citizenship;
  • unequal economy;
  • unemployment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Inequalities and Crime: Parameters and Definitions

  • The Rich Get Richer …

  • An Unequal Economy: The Work Poor and the Work Rich

  • Unemployment and crime

  • Unemployment and the informal economy

  • Relative Deprivation, Income, and Crime

  • Inequality, violent crime, and relative deprivation

  • … And the Poor Get Prison

  • Recent Theoretical and Empirical Directions

  • Inequality, Crime, and Citizenship

  • Offenders, prisoners, and citizenship

  • Conclusions