Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-178) and index.
1. Alcohol and Homicide American Style -- 2. How and Why Should Alcohol and Homicide Be Related? -- 3. Two Approaches to Alcohol and Homicide -- 4. Results of Longitudinal Analyses of City Homicide Rates -- 5. Alcohol Policy and Crime Control -- 6. Some Unanswered Questions about Alcohol and Homicide.
'This book makes an important contribution to the literature on homicide and on the role of alcohol in society. It advances our understanding of the structural determinants of aggregate homicide rates by 'bringing booze back in' (to steal a phrase from the authors).' --Steven F. Messner, State University of New York, Albany