TITLE

Fighting for our public spaces

AUTHOR(S)
Leo, J.
PUB. DATE
February 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;2/3/92, Vol. 112 Issue 4, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the significant shift in public attitudes that many American cities are displaying. This shift is strongly in the direction of the `broken window' theory of social decay. Outline of the theory, devised by political scientist James Q. Wilson and criminologist George Kelling; The theory upheld in the book `Disorder and Decline,' by Wesley Skogan; The major lesson of the theory; The disaster of deinstitutionalization.
ACCESSION #
9202032387

 

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