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What This All Means

Peter K. B. St. Jean

in Pockets of Crime

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print November 2007 | ISBN: 9780226774985
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226775005 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226775005.003.0008
What This All Means

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This chapter, which summarizes the major findings of the research and outlines the implications for theory, methods, and policy, shows that there is considerable potential for both broken windows theory and collective efficacy theory. However, these theories and their policy implications will be better understood when they account for the independent factors associated with ecological disadvantage.

Keywords: broken windows theory; collective efficacy theory; collective disadvantage

Chapter.  12687 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Social Theory

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