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Structural-Cultural Perspective

  • By: LaSheila S. Yates
  • In: Encyclopedia of Race and Crime
  • Edited by: Helen Taylor Greene & Shaun L. Gabbidon
  • Subject:Race, Ethnicity & Crime, Ethnic Studies

In the social sciences, specifically criminology, the structural-cultural perspective is an alternative theoretical model that explains how social problems in Black communities are the result of structural-level inequalities and dysfunctional cultural response patterns. This emerging ...

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