Crime-Fighting and Urban Renewal

Lehrer, Eli
September 2000
Public Interest;Fall2000, Issue 141, p91
Academic Journal
Investigates whether reductions in crime led to neighborhood renewal in low-income areas in the United States (U.S.). Decline in crime rates between 1990 and 1999; U.S. cities selected to study the effects of crime reduction on civil society; Impact of crime on shopping strips in the U.S.; Effect of falling crime rates on entrepreneurs' fears; Role of crime reduction in home improvement.


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