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Inner-city violence

The roots of inner-city violence lie in the disruption of the family, the breakdown of society, desperate and demoralized poverty, promotion of violence by the media,[1][2] the profit of the drug trade, the pathology of substance abuse, child abuse, disrespect for authority, and racism ...[3]


  1. Centerwall BS. "Television and Violence: The Scale of the Problem and Where to Go From Here." JAMA. 1992; 267: 3059-63.
  2. Centerwall BS. "Exposure to Television as a Risk Factor for Violence." Am. J. Epidemiology. 1989; 129: 643-52.
  3. Sutter, Edgar A. Guns in the Medical Literature - A Failure of Peer Review"