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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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Table of Contents:
  • 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