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Click on a title below to access either an individual article (denoted by an asterisk) or a set of articles published as a Special Report. The issue of publication appears in parentheses.

Special Reports for " Sociology"

The Crime Decline--Yes And No

In 1996 we saw the largest one-year decline in serious crime in the United States in 35 years, according to FBI figures. However, violent crime is on the rise among juveniles in America and in many other industrialized countries. What lies behind these trends?

The FBI has made it official: The rate of serious crime in America is dramatically falling. The 1996 figures showed the largest one-year ...

U.S. Victory in the Crime War?
President Clinton and the Justice Department deserve some credit for the drop--but not all. ...

Europe's Rise in Crime
Violent crime is rapidly growing in Europe--and only changes in society will slow it down. ...

The Big Apples Squashes Crime
Modern social science and old-fashioned police work combine to cut New York City crime in half. ...

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