Charis 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 (41)

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 Kubrin
University of California, Irvine
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rap music, crime, media, communities, social identity, street code, content analysis

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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 Kubrin
Emory University and University of California, Irvine
Downloads 1,656 (9,781)

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media, crime stories, news, crime news reporting

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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 Kubrin and Eric Stewart
University of California, Irvine and Florida State University
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recidivism, neighborhood context, disadvantage, prisoner re-entry

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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 Kubrin, Gregory Squires and Eric Stewart
University of California, Irvine, George Washington University - Department of Sociology and Florida State University
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neighborhoods, prisoner reentry, race, recidivism

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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 Kubrin
George Washington University - Department of Sociology and University of California, Irvine
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rap music, sexuality, gender, mass media, hegemonic masculinity

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Rap on Trial

Race and Justice 4:185-211
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2014
Charis Kubrin and Erik Nielson
University of California, Irvine and University of Richmond
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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 Kubrin
University of California, Irvine
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racial heterogeneity, crime, neighborhoods

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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 Kubrin
George Washington University - Department of Sociology and University of California, Irvine
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crime, fear of crime, media, news

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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 Kubrin and Graham Ousey
University of California, Irvine and College of William and Mary
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immigration, violent crime, demographic transitions, family structure, drug markets

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Gated Communities and Crime in the United States

Forthcoming, Oxford Handbook of Environmental Criminology, edited by Gerben Bruinsma and Shane Johnson, Oxford University Press.
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Nov 2017
Nicholas Branic and Charis Kubrin
Independent and University of California, Irvine
Downloads 134 (213,090)

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gated communities, crime, neighborhoods

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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 Kubrin and Ronald Weitzer
University of California, Irvine and George Washington University - Department of Sociology
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social disorganization, social control, neighborhood crime

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

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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 Kubrin and Hiromi Ishizawa
University of California, Irvine and George Washington University
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immigration, crime, neighborhoods, spatial analysis

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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 Kubrin
George Washington University - Department of Sociology and University of California, Irvine
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income / wealth disparities, employment opportunities, housing patterns, health care, crime

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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)
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proactive policing, violent crime, deterrence, endogeneity

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'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 Kubrin
University of California, Irvine
Downloads 70 (327,688)
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rap music, nihilism, crime, media

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Immigration and Crime: Assessing a Contentious Issues

Annu. Rev. Criminol. 2018. 1:1.1–1.22
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 31 Aug 2017
Graham Ousey and Charis Kubrin
College of William and Mary and University of California, Irvine
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immigration, immigrants, crime, meta-analysis

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rap music, hip hop, Supreme Court

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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 Kubrin and Tim Wadsworth
University of California, Irvine and University of Colorado at Boulder
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suicide, guns

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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 Ousey and Charis Kubrin
College of William and Mary and University of California, Irvine
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Homicide, Immigration, Violent crime trends, Fixed-effects models

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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 Kubrin
University of California, Irvine
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immigration, policing, crime

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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 Kubrin, Tim Wadsworth and Stephanie DiPietro
University of California, Irvine, University of Colorado at Boulder and University of Missouri at Saint Louis
Downloads 38 (430,425)
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deindustrialization, suicide, integration, cities

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Medical Marijuana Laws and Suicide

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Jun 2019
University of California, Irvine - School of Social Ecology, University of California, Irvine, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of California, Irvine
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medical marijuana, suicide risk, synthetic control design, firearms

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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 Kubrin and Ronald Weitzer
University of California, Irvine and George Washington University - Department of Sociology
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Neighborhood Context and Neighboring Ties

City and Community, Vol. 5, pp. 363-385, 2006
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Mar 2012
University of Washington - Sociology, University of Washington, University of California, Irvine and University of Washington
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neighborhoods, social ties, home-ownership

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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 Kubrin
University of Colorado at Boulder and University of California, Irvine
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inter-racial homicide, racial inequality

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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 Kubrin
University of Colorado at Boulder and University of California, Irvine
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suicide, immigration, Hispanic, assimilation

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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 Kubrin and Jerald Herting
University of California, Irvine and University of Washington
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homicide, growth curves, neighborhoods, social disorganization theory

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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 Kubrin
Purdue University and University of California, Irvine
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immigration, immigrant communities, delinquency

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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 Kubrin
University of California, Irvine
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homicide types, neighborhood disadvantage, social disorganization

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Institutional Completeness and Crime Rates in Immigrant Neighborhoods

Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 2018, DOI/10.1177/0022427818799125
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Oct 2018
Charis Kubrin, Young-An Kim and John R. Hipp
University of California, Irvine, University of California, Irvine - Department of Criminology, Law and Society and University of California, Irvine - Department of Criminology, Law and Society
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Immigration, Immigrants, Crime, Neighborhoods

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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 Kubrin and Jerald Herting
University of Colorado at Boulder, University of California, Irvine and University of Washington
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suicide, disadvantage, firearms, guns, young black males

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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 Kubrin and Tim Wadsworth
University of California, Irvine and University of Colorado at Boulder
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homicide, race, neighborhood disadvantage, social disorganization

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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 Kubrin and Jane Cover
University of Washington - Sociology, University of California, Irvine and University of Washington
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ethnic heterogeneity, communities, social ties

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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 Kubrin
University of California, Irvine
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disorder, communities, broken windows, crime, crime policy

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

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Immigration and Crime: Assessing a Contentious Issue

Annual Review of Criminology, Vol. 1, pp. 63-84, 2018
Posted: 10 Feb 2018
Graham Ousey and Charis Kubrin
College of William and Mary and University of California, Irvine

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Theoretical Perspectives on the Immigration-Crime Relationship

Handbook on Immigration and Crime, edited by Anthony Peguero and Holly Miller, Forthcoming
Posted: 12 Dec 2017
Charis Kubrin
University of California, Irvine

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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 Kubrin and Carroll Seron
University of California, Irvine and University of California, Irvine School of Law; Department of Criminology, Law & Society

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The Threatening Nature of 'Rap' Music

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

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

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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 Kubrin and John R. Hipp
University of California, Irvine and University of California, Irvine - Department of Criminology, Law and Society

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