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Where's the Dope At?: The Need to Understand Drug Dealing from the Ground Up

Peter K. B. St. Jean

in Pockets of Crime: Broken Windows, Collective Efficacy, and the Criminal Point of View

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226774985
eISBN:
9780226775005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226775005.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter explains how drug dealers interpret neighborhood disorder and understand the effects of collective efficacy on their business decisions. It highlights the various ways that the ... More


Pockets of Crime: Broken Windows, Collective Efficacy, and the Criminal Point of View

Peter K. C. St. Jean

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226774985
eISBN:
9780226775005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226775005.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Why, even in the same high-crime neighborhoods, do robbery, drug dealing, and assault occur much more frequently on some blocks than on others? One popular theory is that a weak sense of community ... More


The Relationship Between Neighborhood Risk and Adolescent Health-Risk Behaviors: A Focus on Adolescent Depressive Symptoms

Sharon F. Lambert, Crystal L. Barksdale, and Von E. Nebbitt

in Adolescents in Public Housing: Addressing Psychological and Behavioral Health

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231148580
eISBN:
9780231519960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231148580.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Ecological models highlight the significance of the neighborhood context for understanding youth health outcomes. However, only recently has empirical research examined which aspects of the ... More


Perceived Sources of Neighborhood Disorder

Peter K. B. St. Jean

in Pockets of Crime: Broken Windows, Collective Efficacy, and the Criminal Point of View

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226774985
eISBN:
9780226775005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226775005.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter outlines perceived sources of neighborhood disorder from the different perspectives of offenders and law-abiding residents in the research site. Pictures are used to contextualize the ... More


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