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Author LaFree, Gary, author.

Title Losing legitimacy : street crime and the decline of social institutions in America / Gary LaFree.

Publication Info. Boulder, Colo : Westview Press, 1998.


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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 240 pages) : illustrations.
Series Crime & society
Crime & society (Boulder, Colo.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Understanding postwar crime trends -- Riding the wave : street crime trends in postwar America -- Offender characteristics and crime trends in postwar America -- Evaluating common explanations of crime -- Crime and social institutions -- Crime and American political institutions -- Crime and American economic institutions -- Crime and changes in the American family -- Institutional responses to the legitimacy crisis : criminal justice, education, and welfare -- Crime and institutional legitimacy in postwar America.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
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Local Note EBSCOhost SocINDEX with Full Text
Subject Crime -- United States.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-2020
Crime prevention -- United States.
Social control.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Criminology.
Crime. (OCoLC)fst00882984
Crime prevention. (OCoLC)fst00883055
Social control. (OCoLC)fst01122415
Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01919811
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Sociale controle.
Chronological Term Since 1980
Other Form: Print version: LaFree, Gary. Losing legitimacy. Boulder, Colo : Westview Press, 1998 0813334500 9780813334509 (DLC) 98013957 (OCoLC)38595413
ISBN 9781429490702 (electronic book)
1429490705 (electronic book)
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