This paper is a greatly revised version of one presented at the 1984 annual meetings of the American Society of Criminology, Cincinnati. The author would like to acknowledge the very helpful comments and criticisms of Mitch Chamlin, Harold Grasmick, Janet Heitgerd, Charles Tittle, Kirk Williams, and three anonymous reviewers of an earlier draft. This work has been supported in part by grant 84-IJ-CX-0071, awarded by the National Institute of Justice.
SOCIAL DISORGANIZATION AND THEORIES OF CRIME AND DELINQUENCY: PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS*
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Volume 26, Issue 4, pages 519–552, November 1988
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BURSIK, R. J. (1988), SOCIAL DISORGANIZATION AND THEORIES OF CRIME AND DELINQUENCY: PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS. Criminology, 26: 519–552. doi: 10.1111/j.1745-9125.1988.tb00854.x
Robert J. Bursik, Jr. is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Oklahoma. He and Harold Grasmick are currently involved in a longitudinal study of neighborhood crime rates in Oklahoma City.
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