New Directions in Social Disorganization Theory

@article{Kubrin2003NewDI,
  title={New Directions in Social Disorganization Theory},
  author={Charis E. Kubrin and Ronald Weitzer},
  journal={Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency},
  year={2003},
  volume={40},
  pages={374 - 402}
}
Social disorganization theory focuses on the relationship between neighborhood structure, social control, and crime. Recent theoretical and empirical work on the relationship between community characteristics and crime has led to important refinements of social disorganization theory, yet there remain some substantive and methodological deficiencies in this body of work. This article addresses these problems and charts some promising new directions in social disorganization theory. 
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