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Disorder and Decline

Skogan Wesley G.

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ISBN 10: 0029291518 / ISBN 13: 9780029291511
Published by Free Press, N.Y., 1990
New Condition: New Hardcover
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Title: Disorder and Decline

Publisher: Free Press, N.Y.

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Edition: 1st Edition

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Theorizes that excessive disorder in urban neighborhoods encourages crime, and suggests ways in which residents and urban authorities can gain back control of their neighborhoods

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"Crime, disorder, and decay symbolize the decline of America's inner cities. Skogan's book is theoretically acute, methodologically sophisticated, and politically astute. It should be required reading for every urban sociologist, policy planner, and public official."--Jerome H. Skolnick, University of California, Berkeley

"Panhandling, graffiti, prostitution, abandoned cars and buildings, and junk-filled lots are evidence of neighborhood disorder and decline. In this absorbing and valuable study, Skogan discusses the implications of disorder and skillfully analyzes experimental efforts undertaken to confront it in several American cities."--Gilbert Geis, University of California, Irvine

"This timely book not only documents the relationship between disorder and neighborhood decline, but provides a cogent analysis of the currently favored solutions to problems such as community policing and citizen self-help."--Dr. Thomas A. Reppetto, President, Citizens Crime Commission of New York City

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