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

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The study of crime has focused primarily on why particular people commit crime or why specific communities have higher crime levels than others. In The Criminology of Place, David Weisburd, Elizabeth Groff, and Sue-Ming Yang present a new and different way of looking at the crime problem by examining why specific streets in a city have specific crime trends over time. Based on a 16-year longitudinal study of crime in Seattle, Washington, the book focuses our attention on small units of geographic analysis-micro communities ...

The Criminology of Place: Street Segments and Our Understanding of the Crime Problem 2012, Oxford University Press Inc, New York

ISBN-13: 9780199928637

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The Criminology of Place: Street Segments and Our Understanding of the Crime Problem 2012, Oxford University Press Inc, New York

ISBN-13: 9780195369083

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