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The City that Became SafeNew York’s Lessons for Urban Crime and Its Control$
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Franklin E. Zimring

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780199844425

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844425.001.0001

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Of Demography and Drugs:

Of Demography and Drugs:

Testing Two 1990s Theories of Crime Causation

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(p.81) Chapter 4 Of Demography and Drugs:
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The City that Became Safe
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Franklin E. Zimring

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844425.003.0004

This chapter examines the two predominant theories of crime risk in the 1990s: the expansion of high-risk youth and the high rates of drug sales and use. These pessimistic indicators did not change much but also did not produce the criminogenic future that was expected.

Keywords:   New York City, crime risk, high-risk youth, drug use, drug sales

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