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Modern Misérables: Labor Market Influences on Crime

Robert D. Crutchfield

in Get a Job: Labor Markets, Economic Opportunity, and Crime

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717073
eISBN:
9781479829729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717073.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This introductory chapter briefly explores how labor market experiences influence crime. The general public easily accepts the idea that crime can be attributed to a poor economy. But recurring ... More


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