New York Murder Mystery
The True Story Behind the Crime Crash of the 1990s
By (author) Andrew Karmen
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New York Murder Mystery by Andrew Karmen
Book DescriptionAndrew Karmen tracks a quarter century of murder in the city Americans have most commonly associated with rampant street crime. Providing both a local and a national context for New York's plunging crime rate, Karmen tests and debunks the many self-serving explanations for the decline. While crediting a more effective police force for its efforts, Karmen also emphasizes the decline of the crack epidemic, skyrocketing incarceration rates, favorable demographic trends, a healthy economy, an influx of hard working and law abiding immigrants, a rise in college enrollment, and an unexpected outbreak of improved behavior by young men growing up in poverty stricken neighborhoods. New York Murder Mystery is the most authoritative study to date of why crime rates rise and fall.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780814748046
(5830mm x 3895mm x 21mm)
Imprint: New York University Press
Publisher: New York University Press
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Andrew Karmen
Andrew Karmen is Professor of Sociology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice at the City University of New York and author of Crime Victims: An Introduction to Victimology.
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