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The Walls Are Closing In: Comparing Property Crime Victimization Risk In Gated And Non-Gated Communities

@inproceedings{Branic2012TheWA,
  title={The Walls Are Closing In: Comparing Property Crime Victimization Risk In Gated And Non-Gated Communities},
  author={Nicholas Branic},
  year={2012}
}
vi Chapter One: Introduction 1 Chapter Two: Theoretical Framework 6 Chapter Three: Literature Review 10 Fear of Crime 13 Fear of Crime and Gated Communities 17 Chapter Four: The Present Study 19 Dependent Variables 23 Theoretical Variables 25 Demographic Variables 27 Analytic Strategy 32 Chapter Five: Results 34 Logistic Regression Home Break In 37 Vehicle Theft 37 Theft/Fraud 39 Property Crime 39 Rare Events Logistic Regression Home Break In 41 Vehicle Theft 41 Theft/Fraud 42 Property Crime 43… 

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