Crime and delinquency among asian immigrants in the united states

Sujung Cho, Jeoung Min Lee, Anh Prisner, Jun Sung Hong

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Abstract

Asians are among the fastest growing racial groups in the United States. Although the rates of crime and delinquency among Asians are low compared to other racial groups, the rate appears to be higher in locations with a high percentage of Asian populations. The aim of this chapter is to explore crime and delinquency involving Asian Americans and Asian immigrants. More specifically, we examine (1) the types of crime and delinquency affecting Asian Americans and Asian immigrants, and (2) risk and protective factors at various contexts at the individual, family, peer, school, and community levels.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRoutledge Handbook on Immigration and Crime
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Pages150-159
Number of pages10
ISBN (Electronic)9781315618647
ISBN (Print)9781138668416
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2018

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