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Uneasy Peace: The Great Crime Decline, the Renewal of City Life, and the Next War on Violence

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Uneasy Peace: The Great Crime Decline, the Renewal of City Life, and the Next War on Violence - Sharkey, Patrick
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Over the past two decades, American cities have experienced an astonishing drop in violent crime, dramatically changing urban life. Patrick Sharkey reveals the striking consequences: improved school test scores, since children are better able to learn when not traumatized by nearby violence; better chances that poor children will rise into the middle class; and a striking increase in the life expectancy of African American men. Many places once characterized by decay and abandonment are now thriving, yet pervasive ...

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Uneasy Peace: The Great Crime Decline, the Renewal of City Life, and the Next War on Violence 2019, W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN-13: 9780393356540

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Uneasy Peace: The Great Crime Decline, the Renewal of City Life, and the Next War on Violence 2018, W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN-13: 9780393609608

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Uneasy Peace: The Great Crime Decline, the Renewal of City Life, and the Next War on Violence 2018, HighBridge Audio, Old Saybrook

ISBN-13: 9781684410347

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