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Voting and Subsequent Crime and Arrest: Evidence from a Community Sample

@article{Uggen2004VotingAS,
  title={Voting and Subsequent Crime and Arrest: Evidence from a Community Sample},
  author={Christopher Uggen and Jeff Manza},
  journal={Columbia Human Rights Law Review},
  year={2004},
  volume={36},
  pages={193-215}
}

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