Neighborhoods and Crime

Neighborhoods and Crime : The Dimensions of Effective Community Control

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"The POSCO Strategy" traces the metoric rise of South Korea's Pohang Iron and Steel Company and the impact it has had on that smalll agrarian country. In only 25 years, POSCO has grown to become the largest steel company in the world and has dragged South Korea into the industrial age. The book offers a blueprint to the world's steel industry as well as a case study based in modern Asian economic history to show how a non-industrialized economy can be dramatically modernized by the development of a single more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 147.3 x 223.5 x 17.8mm | 362.88g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • bibliography, index
  • 0739103024
  • 9780739103029
  • 2,125,149

About Jr Robert J. Bursik

Robert J. Bursik is Curators Professor, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Harold G. Grasmick is professor of sociology at the University of more

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Table of Contents Chapter 2 Preface Chapter 3 1 Basic Issues Chapter 4 2 The Criminal Behavior of Neighborhood Residents Chapter 5 3 Neighborhood Opportunities for Criminal Behavior Chapter 6 4 Neighborhood Dynamics and the Fear of Crime Chapter 7 5 The Neighborhood Context of Gang Behavior Chapter 8 6 Neighborhood-Based Responses to Crime: Policy Issues Chapter 9 Epilogue Chapter 10 Notes Chapter 11 References Chapter 12 Acknowledgments Chapter 13 Index Chapter 14 About the Authorshow more

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