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Have beginners to American towns been accountable for a disproportionate quantity of violent crime? harmful Strangers takes up this question by way of interpreting the occurrence of legal violence between numerous waves of immigrant/ethnic teams in San Francisco over a hundred and fifty years. by way of taking a look at various teams - Irish, German, Italian, and chinese language immigrants, basically - and their diverse studies at various occasions within the city's heritage, this examine addresses the difficulty of ways a lot violence will be attributed to new teams' therapy by way of the host society and what kind of might be traced to characteristics present in their neighborhood of starting place. harmful Strangers fills an stated hole within the literature of murder reviews and broadens our knowing of newcomer violence.