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Crime in the City: A Political and Economic Analysis of Urban Crime

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By exploring the political and economic histories of Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, and New Orleans, Reid documents how each city experienced the demise of the industrial, welfare-state political economy and the rise of the post-industrial, absentee-state political economy and how these transformations have affected urban crime rates. Crime rates increased as manufacturing employment decreased. By contrast, high-skill service-sector growth led to less crime in Boston, while low-skill service-sector growth led to more crime in ...

Crime in the City: A Political and Economic Analysis of Urban Crime 2003, LFB Scholarly Publishing, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781931202732

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