Social change, institutional anomie, and serious property crime in transitional Russia.

@article{Kim2005SocialCI,
  title={Social change, institutional anomie, and serious property crime in transitional Russia.},
  author={Sang-Weon Kim and William Alex Pridemore},
  journal={The British journal of criminology},
  year={2005},
  volume={45 1},
  pages={81-97}
}
This study examined socioeconomic change, social institutions, and serious property crime in transitional Russia. Durkheim's anomie theory and recent research on violence in Russia led us to expect an association between negative socioeconomic change and property crime. Based upon institutional anomie theory, we also tested the hypothesis that the association between change and crime is conditioned by the strength of non-economic social institutions. Using crime data from the Russian Ministry… CONTINUE READING
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