Race and violence II: Here are racial coefficients seen in the last post with all of the controls removed except for sex:
Carrying a gun to school in past year
Pulling a knife or gun on someone in the past year
Armed robbery in the past year
Seriously injured someone in the past year
The biggest difference is that Amerindians become significantly more violent than whites when we remove controls. Including such factors as bad grades, repeated grades, suspensions, trouble with teachers, etc., elminated the association between race and violence for Amerindians but didn't affect the other groups much. Based on Cochran and Harpending's argument, I would expect more violence from Indians since the lack of a long history of agriculture should make them less submissive.
My other main point is to compare the racial effects with the sex effect. The estimates show that the gender violence gap is larger than the racial gap. But I am setting a high standard here: serious violence is basically a male thing. Something like 90% of inmates are guys.
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