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The great American crime decline /

Main Author: Zimring, Franklin E.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
Series: Studies in crime and public policy
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260 |a Oxford ;  |a New York :  |b Oxford University Press,  |c 2007. 
300 |a xiv, 258 p. :  |b ill. ;  |c 24 cm. 
440 0 |a Studies in crime and public policy 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-249) and index. 
505 0 |a 1. The size and character of the crime decline -- 2. The environment for optimism : crime trends and attitudes about the effectiveness of crime policies -- 3. The usual suspects : imprisonment, demography, and the economy -- 4. Progeny of the 1990s : three new explanations of decline -- 5. Which twin had the Toni? Some statistical lessons from Canada -- 6. New York City's natural experiment -- 7. What happens next? -- 8. Seven lessons from the 1990s 
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650 0 |a Crime  |z United States  |x History  |y 20th century. 
651 0 |a United States  |x Economic conditions  |y 1981-2001. 
651 0 |a United States  |x Social conditions  |y 1980- 
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