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Prior research on victimization in the United States has generally neglected two key areas—victimization among juveniles and young adults and the connection between offending and victimization. TheExpand
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Deviant Lifestyles, Proximity to Crime, and the Offender-Victim Link in Personal Violence
This article assesses the theoretical and empirical status of offense activity and proximity to offending for explaining personal victimization. Our theoretical approach to the often-neglectedExpand
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Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Crime and Criminal Justice in the United States
Although racial discrimination emerges some of the time at some stages of criminal justice processing-such as juvenile justice-there is little evidence that racial disparities result from systematic,Expand
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Repeat victimization among adolescents and young adults
Prior research has shown that victimization incidents are disproportionately concentrated among relatively few victims and that prior victimization is a consistent predictor of future risk. ThisExpand
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The Social Ecology of Violent Victimization: Individual and Contextual Effects in the NCVS
Multi-level research has shown that individual and community factors are important predictors of the risk for violent victimization. However, previous analyses have drawn different conclusions aboutExpand
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Conventional and Delinquent Activities: Implications for the Prevention of Violent Victimization among Adolescents
While age is one of the most important correlates of an individual’s risk of violent victimization, research regarding the victimization of adolescents is relatively meager. Using two well-knownExpand
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Reporting crime to the police, 1973–2005: a multivariate analysis of long‐term trends in the National Crime Survey (NCS) and National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS)
Although many efforts have been made during the past several decades to increase the reporting of crime to the police, we know little about the nature of long-term crime-reporting trends. MostExpand
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Neighborhood Disadvantage and the Nature of Violence
Although numerous studies have examined the influence of neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage on the quantity of violence, little attention has been devoted to whether such conditions also shapeExpand
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The Influence of Crack Cocaine on Robbery, Burglary, and Homicide Rates: A Cross-City, Longitudinal Analysis
After tracking one another closely for decades, the U.S. robbery rate increased and the burglary rate declined in the late 1980s. The authors investigate the impact of crack on this divergence usingExpand
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