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The city that became safe : New York's lessons for urban crime and its control

Author: Franklin E Zimring
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
Series: Studies in crime and public policy.
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Discusses many of the ways that New York City dropped its crime rate between the years of 1991 and 2000.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Franklin E Zimring
ISBN: 9780199844425 0199844429
OCLC Number: 758802312
Description: xiv, 257 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: The crime decline --
some vital statistics --
A safe city now? --
Continuity and change in New York City --
Of demography and drugs: testing two 1990s theories of crime causation --
Policing in New York City --
Open questions --
Lessons for American crime control --
Crime and the city.
Series Title: Studies in crime and public policy.
Responsibility: Franklin E. Zimring.
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Discusses many of the ways that New York City dropped its crime rate between the years of 1991 and 2000.

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"Provocative and hopeful." --New York Review of Books"Accessible to both undergraduates and postgraduates, this is an excellent statistical study. The reader should not expect the master code that Read more...

 
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