Criminal Justice Plummeting crime rates were front-page headlines throughout the 1990s, but criminologists have yet to provide a satisfactory explanation for this historically unprecedented decline. This new book fills that gap by using published research and available data to assess the various explanations offered by law-enforcement officials, political leaders, and criminologists in the New York Times during the 1990s. "Why Crime Rates Fell" also assesses the validity of the explanations offered in the newspaper for the ...

Why Crime Rates Fell 2002, Prentice Hall, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780205381579

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