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Which Twin Has the Toni?: Some Statistical Lessons from Canada

Franklin E. Zimring

in The Great American Crime Decline

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195181159
eISBN:
9780199944132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181159.003.0047
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter identifies parallels between Canadian crime trends in the 1990s and those in the United States. First, it presents detailed records of Canadian crime trends over the period after 1980 ... More


What Happens Next?

Franklin E. Zimring

in The Great American Crime Decline

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195181159
eISBN:
9780199944132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181159.003.0081
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter addresses a single question: How low can crime rates drop without major changes in the character of American life? It begins with an analysis of crime since the turn of the century. ... More


The Great American Crime Decline

Franklin E. Zimring

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195181159
eISBN:
9780199944132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181159.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The major lesson from the 1990s is that relatively superficial changes in the character of urban life can be associated with up to 75% drops in the crime rate. Crime can drop even if there is no ... More


Crime in Delhi

O.P. Mishra

in Policing Delhi: Urbanization, Crime, and Law Enforcement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075950
eISBN:
9780199080892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075950.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter analyses crime in Delhi and distinguishes between cognizable and non-cognizable crime. The first section discusses the general crime trends from 1912–94, while focusing more on violent ... More


Crime In Ireland 1945–95:: Here Be Dragons

John D. Brewer, Bill Lockhart, and Paula Rodgers

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265702
eISBN:
9780191682940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265702.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book establishes Ireland's unique contribution to criminological research, addressing the effects on crime of its peculiar patterns of industrialisation and social change, as well as the effect ... More


The Importance of Street Segments in the Production of the Crime Problem

David Weisburd, Elizabeth R. Groff, and Sue-Ming Yang

in The Criminology of Place: Street Segments and Our Understanding of the Crime Problem

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195369083
eISBN:
9780199979110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369083.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter asks whether and to what extent the use of the street segment as the unit of analysis adds important new information to the understanding of crime beyond more traditional units like ... More


The Criminology of Place: Street Segments and Our Understanding of the Crime Problem

David Weisburd, Elizabeth R. Groff, and Sue-Ming Yang

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195369083
eISBN:
9780199979110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369083.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The study of crime has focused primarily on why particular people commit crime or why specific communities have higher crime levels than others. This book presents a new and different way of looking ... More


Conclusion

John D. Brewer, Bill Lockhart, and Paula Rodgers

in Crime In Ireland 1945–95:: Here Be Dragons

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265702
eISBN:
9780191682940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265702.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Crime in Northern Ireland presents a paradox, both to lay people and criminologists, but this study has clarified some of the parameters of the puzzle. The traditional and sectarian form in which ... More


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