We are grateful to Steve Messner for his advice on an earlier version of this paper.
EXTENDING SOCIAL DISORGANIZATION THEORY: MODELING THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN COHESION, DISORDER, AND FEAR*
Article first published online: 7 MAR 2006
Volume 39, Issue 2, pages 293–319, May 2001
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MARKOWITZ, F. E., BELLAIR, P. E., LISKA, A. E. and LIU, J. (2001), EXTENDING SOCIAL DISORGANIZATION THEORY: MODELING THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN COHESION, DISORDER, AND FEAR. Criminology, 39: 293–319. doi: 10.1111/j.1745-9125.2001.tb00924.x
Fred E. Markowitz is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Northern Illinois University. His research interests include attitudes and violence, stigma and recovery from mental illness, and social control. He is currently working on a project examining the relationship between psychiatric hospital capacity and crime rates in the United States.
Paul E. Bellair is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at The Ohio State University. His current research examines relationships between labor market characteristics and adolescent delinquency and measurement of community networks and informal control.
The late Allen E. Liska was Professor of Sociology at the State University of New York at Albany and a Fellow of the American Society of Criminology. At the time of his death, in December 1998, his research interests concerned the consequences of crime for the social composition and organization of communities and the interrelationships between bureaucratic forms of social control. Among numerous Journal articles and several books, he is the author of Perspectives on Crime and Deviance, with Steven F. Messner (1999, Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall).
Jianhong Liu is an Associate Professor at Rhode Island College. He received his Ph.D. from SUNY-Albany. He is the co-editor of Social Control in a Changing China (Greenwood Publishing Group), with Lening Zhang and Steven F. Messner. His research interests include communities and crime, Chinese criminal justice, and quantitative methods. He is currently working on projects examining “negative social capital” and subcultural values in Chinese gangs and economically motivated crime in China.
- Issue published online: 7 MAR 2006
- Article first published online: 7 MAR 2006
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