Charis E. Kubrin

University of California, Irvine

Associate Professor of Criminology, Law and Society

Department of Criminiology, Law and Society

Social Ecology II, Rm 3379

Irvine, CA 62697-3125

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (35)

1.

Gangstas, Thugs, and Hustlas: Identity and the Code of the Street in Rap Music

Social Problems, Vol. 52, pp. 360-378, 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Mar 2012
Charis E. Kubrin
University of California, Irvine
Downloads 1,329 (6,492)
Citation 1

Abstract:

rap music, crime, media, communities, social identity, street code, content analysis

2.

Crime in the News: How Crimes, Offenders and Victims are Portrayed in the Media

Journal of Criminal Justice and Popular Culture, Vol. 14, pp. 59-83, 2007
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Mar 2012
Jessica Grosholz and Charis E. Kubrin
Emory University and University of California, Irvine
Downloads 726 (10,691)

Abstract:

media, crime stories, news, crime news reporting

3.

Neighborhoods, Race, and Recidivism: The Community Reoffending Nexus and its Implications for African Americans

Sage Race Relations Abstracts, Vol. 32, pp. 7-37, 2007
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 26 Mar 2012
Charis E. Kubrin, Gregory Squires and Eric Stewart
University of California, Irvine, George Washington University - Department of Sociology and Florida State University
Downloads 203 (73,527)

Abstract:

neighborhoods, prisoner reentry, race, recidivism

4.

Rap on Trial

Race and Justice 4:185-211
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2014
Charis E. Kubrin and Erik Nielson
University of California, Irvine and University of Richmond
Downloads 146 (117,948)

Abstract:

5.

Misogyny in Rap Music: A Content Analysis of Prevalence and Meanings

Men and Masculinities, Vol. 12, pp. 3-29, 2009
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Mar 2012
Ronald Weitzer and Charis E. Kubrin
George Washington University - Department of Sociology and University of California, Irvine
Downloads 110 (124,759)

Abstract:

rap music, sexuality, gender, mass media, hegemonic masculinity

6.

Racial Heterogeneity and Crime: Measuring Static and Dynamic Effects

Research in Community Sociology, Vol. 10, pp. 189-219, 2000
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Mar 2012
Charis E. Kubrin
University of California, Irvine
Downloads 95 (154,340)
Citation 2

Abstract:

racial heterogeneity, crime, neighborhoods

7.

Breaking News: How Local TV News and Real-World Conditions Affect Fear of Crime

Justice Quarterly. Vol. 21, No. 3, pp. 497-520, 2004
Posted: 26 Mar 2012
Ronald Weitzer and Charis E. Kubrin
George Washington University - Department of Sociology and University of California, Irvine
Downloads 74 (197,424)
Citation 1

Abstract:

crime, fear of crime, media, news

8.

Why Some Immigrant Neighborhoods are Safer than Others: Divergent Findings from Los Angeles and Chicago

Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Vol. 641, No. 1, p. 148, May 2012
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Apr 2012
Charis E. Kubrin and Hiromi Ishizawa
University of California, Irvine and George Washington University
Downloads 63 (243,239)

Abstract:

immigration, crime, neighborhoods, spatial analysis

9.

Does Fringe Banking Exacerbate Neighborhood Crime Rates? Investigating the Social Ecology of Payday Lending

Criminology and Public Policy, Vol. 10, pp. 437-466, 2011
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Mar 2012
University of California, Irvine, George Washington University - Department of Sociology, California State University, Northridge and College of William and Mary
Downloads 58 (271,143)

Abstract:

neighborhood crime, social ecology, payday lending, social disorganization, local institutions

10.

Proactive Policing and Robbery Rates Across U.S. Cities

Criminology, Vol. 48, pp. 57-98, 2010
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Mar 2012
University of California, Irvine, State University of New York (SUNY), affiliation not provided to SSRN, State University of New York (SUNY) and Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Downloads 46 (271,143)
Citation 3

Abstract:

proactive policing, violent crime, deterrence, endogeneity

11.

Exploring the Connection between Immigration and Crime Rates in U.S. Cities, 1980-2000

Social Problems, Vol. 56, pp. 447-473, 2009
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Mar 2012
Charis E. Kubrin and Graham C. Ousey
University of California, Irvine and College of William and Mary
Downloads 45 (266,900)
Citation 2

Abstract:

immigration, violent crime, demographic transitions, family structure, drug markets

12.

Privileged Places: Race, Uneven Development, and the Geography of Opportunity in Urban America

Urban Studies, Vol. 42, 2005
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Mar 2012
Gregory Squires and Charis E. Kubrin
George Washington University - Department of Sociology and University of California, Irvine
Downloads 43 (264,661)
Citation 2

Abstract:

income / wealth disparities, employment opportunities, housing patterns, health care, crime

13.
Downloads 38 (294,282)

Abstract:

rap music, hip hop, Supreme Court

14.

New Directions in Social Disorganization Theory

Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, Vol. 40, pp. 374-402, 2003
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Mar 2012
Charis E. Kubrin and Ronald Weitzer
University of California, Irvine and George Washington University - Department of Sociology
Downloads 33 (282,415)
Citation 8

Abstract:

social disorganization, social control, neighborhood crime

15.

'I See Death Around the Corner': Nihilism in Rap Music

Sociological Perspectives, Vol. 48, pp. 433-459, 2005
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Mar 2012
Charis E. Kubrin
University of California, Irvine
Downloads 28 (339,370)
Citation 2

Abstract:

rap music, nihilism, crime, media

16.

7 Reasons to Abandon the Secure Communities Program

Kubrin, Charis E. In Press. 7 Reasons to Abandon the Secure Communities Program. Criminology & Public Policy. DOI:10.1111/1745-9133.12086.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Sep 2014
Charis E. Kubrin
University of California, Irvine
Downloads 24 (374,049)

Abstract:

immigration, policing, crime

17.

Structural Factors and Black Interracial Homicide: A New Examination of the Causal Process

Criminology, Vol. 42, pp. 647-672, August 2004
Posted: 27 Mar 2012
Tim Wadsworth and Charis E. Kubrin
University of Colorado at Boulder and University of California, Irvine
Downloads 19 (419,117)
Citation 3

Abstract:

inter-racial homicide, racial inequality

18.

Deindustrialization, Disadvantage and Suicide Among Young Black Males

Social Forces, Vol. 84, pp. 1559-1579, 2006
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 26 Mar 2012
Charis E. Kubrin, Tim Wadsworth and Stephanie DiPietro
University of California, Irvine, University of Colorado at Boulder and University of Missouri at Saint Louis
Downloads 19 (394,955)
Citation 2

Abstract:

deindustrialization, suicide, integration, cities

19.

Predicting Who Reoffends: The Neglected Role of Neighborhood Context in Recidivism Studies

Criminology, Vol. 44, pp. 171-204, 2006
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 26 Mar 2012
Charis E. Kubrin and Eric Stewart
University of California, Irvine and Florida State University
Downloads 18 (47,282)
Citation 4

Abstract:

recidivism, neighborhood context, disadvantage, prisoner re-entry

20.

Explaining Suicide Among Blacks and Whites: How Socio-Economic Factors and Gun Availability Affect Race-Specific Suicide Rates

Social Science Quarterly, Vol. 90, pp. 1203-1227, 2009
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Mar 2012
Charis E. Kubrin and Tim Wadsworth
University of California, Irvine and University of Colorado at Boulder
Downloads 16 (419,117)

Abstract:

suicide, guns

21.

Neighborhood Correlates of Homicide Trends: An Analysis Using Growth-Curve Modeling

Sociological Quarterly, Vol. 44, pp. 329-350, 2003
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Mar 2012
Charis E. Kubrin and Jerald Herting
University of California, Irvine and University of Washington
Downloads 14 (444,671)

Abstract:

homicide, growth curves, neighborhoods, social disorganization theory

22.

Neighborhood Context and Neighboring Ties

City and Community, Vol. 5, pp. 363-385, 2006
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Mar 2012
Avery M. Guest, Jane Cover, Charis E. Kubrin and Ross Matsueda
University of Washington - Sociology, University of Washington, University of California, Irvine and University of Washington
Downloads 14 (414,081)
Citation 1

Abstract:

neighborhoods, social ties, home-ownership

23.

Hispanic Suicide in U.S. Metropolitan Areas: Examining the Effects of Immigration, Assimilation, Affluence, and Disadvantage

American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 112, pp. 1848-1885, 2007
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Mar 2012
Tim Wadsworth and Charis E. Kubrin
University of Colorado at Boulder and University of California, Irvine
Downloads 11 (434,556)
Citation 1

Abstract:

suicide, immigration, Hispanic, assimilation

24.

Immigration and the Changing Nature of Homicide in U.S. Cities, 1980-2010

Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 2013, DOI: 10.1007/s10940-013-9210-5
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Mar 2014
Graham C. Ousey and Charis E. Kubrin
College of William and Mary and University of California, Irvine
Downloads 8 (390,514)

Abstract:

Homicide, Immigration, Violent crime trends, Fixed-effects models

25.

Heterogeneity and Harmony: Neighboring Relationships Among Whites in Ethnically-Diverse Neighborhoods in Seattle

Urban Studies, Vol. 43, 2008
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Mar 2012
Avery M. Guest, Charis E. Kubrin and Jane Cover
University of Washington - Sociology, University of California, Irvine and University of Washington
Downloads 6 (499,422)

Abstract:

ethnic heterogeneity, communities, social ties

26.

The Power of Place: Immigrant Communities and Adolescent Violence

Sociological Quarterly, Vol. 50, pp. 581-607, 2009
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Mar 2012
Scott Desmond and Charis E. Kubrin
Purdue University and University of California, Irvine
Downloads 6 (465,162)
Citation 1

Abstract:

immigration, immigrant communities, delinquency

27.

Retaliatory Homicide: Concentrated Disadvantage and Neighborhood Culture

Retaliatory Homicide: Concentrated Disadvantage and Neighborhood Culture, Social Problems 50, 2 (May 2003): 157-180
Posted: 02 May 2012
Charis E. Kubrin and Ronald Weitzer
University of California, Irvine and George Washington University - Department of Sociology
Downloads 4 (459,988)
Citation 12

Abstract:

28.

Identifying the Structural Correlates of African American Killings: What Can We Learn from Data Disaggregation

Homicide Studies 7:3-35, February 2003
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Mar 2012
Charis E. Kubrin and Tim Wadsworth
University of California, Irvine and University of Colorado at Boulder
Downloads 3 (508,165)
Citation 2

Abstract:

homicide, race, neighborhood disadvantage, social disorganization

29.

Structural Covariates of Homicide Rates: Does Type of Homicide Matter?

Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency 40:139-170, May 2, 2003
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Mar 2012
Charis E. Kubrin
University of California, Irvine
Downloads 3 (494,846)
Citation 1

Abstract:

homicide types, neighborhood disadvantage, social disorganization

30.

Not 'Islands, Entire of Themselves': Exploring the Spatial Context of City-Level Robbery Rates

Journal of Quantitative Criminology, Vol. 24, pp. 363-380, 2008
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 26 Mar 2012
affiliation not provided to SSRN, State University of New York (SUNY), Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), State University of New York (SUNY) and University of California, Irvine
Downloads 3 (508,165)

Abstract:

City-level robbery rates, Spatial dependence, Spatial weights, State-level covariates

31.

Investigating the Rise (and Fall) of Young Black Male Suicide in the United States, 1982-2001

Journal of African American Studies, 2013, DOI: 10.1007/s12111-013-9256-3
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Mar 2014
Tim Wadsworth, Charis E. Kubrin and Jerald Herting
University of Colorado at Boulder, University of California, Irvine and University of Washington
Downloads 2 (508,165)

Abstract:

suicide, disadvantage, firearms, guns, young black males

32.

Making Order of Disorder: A Call for Conceptual Clarity

Criminology and Public Policy, Vol. 7, pp. 203-214, 2008
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 Mar 2012
Charis E. Kubrin
University of California, Irvine
Downloads 2 (512,404)
Citation 1

Abstract:

disorder, communities, broken windows, crime, crime policy

33.

The Prospects and Perils of Ending Mass Incarceration in the United States

Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 64:16-24
Posted: 30 Aug 2016
Charis E. Kubrin and Carroll Seron
University of California, Irvine and University of California, Irvine School of Law; Department of Criminology, Law & Society

Abstract:

34.

The Threatening Nature of 'Rap' Music

Psychology, Public Policy and Law 22:280-292.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016
Adam Dunbar, Charis E. Kubrin and Nicholas Scurich
University of California, Irvine, University of California, Irvine and University of California, Irvine

Abstract:

stereotypes, decision making, evidence, criminal law, rap music

35.

Do Fringe Banks Create Fringe Neighborhoods?: Examining the Spatial Relationship between Fringe Banking and Neighborhood Crime Rates

Justice Quarterly, 2014
Posted: 19 Nov 2014
Charis E. Kubrin and John R. Hipp
University of California, Irvine and University of California, Irvine - Department of Criminology, Law and Society

Abstract:

crime, neighborhood effects, fringe lenders, payday lenders, pawnshops, check cashers, social disorganization, spatial analysis