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by Andrew Karmen

  • Author: Andrew Karmen
  • ISBN: 0814747175
  • ISBN13: 978-0814747179
  • ePub: 1538 kb | FB2: 1426 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Americas
  • Publisher: NYU Press; 1st Edition edition (November 1, 2000)
  • Pages: 336
  • Rating: 4.7/5
  • Votes: 128
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New York Murder Mystery: The True Story Behind the Crime Crash of the 1990s ePub download

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New York Murder Mystery is long overdue Karmen has written a book that anyone interested in the New York City crime story should read.

New York Murder Mystery is long overdue. It provides a well-written, illuminating analysis of an issue often subject to self-serving and simplistic sound-bites. Guided by Karmen’s thoughtful and thorough presentation, we come to understand all the factors contributing to the last decade's crime drop. Karmen has written a book that anyone interested in the New York City crime story should read. Nobody has written about the NYC drop in crime more comprehensively or more even-handedly. This book assesses a complicated story with an air of confidence and produces a convincing analysis.

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Home Browse Books Book details, New York Murder Mystery: The True Story behind. Andrew Karmen tracks a quarter century of murder in the city Americans have most commonly associated with rampant street crime.

Andrew Karmen tracks a quarter century of murder in the city Americans have most commonly associated with rampant street crime. Providing both a local and a national context for New York's plunging crime rate, Karmen tests and debunks the many self-serving explanations for the decline. Providing both a local and a national context for New York's plunging crime rate, Karmen tests and debunks the many self-serving explanations for the decline

Xix, 316 pages : 24 cm. "In 1990, New Yorkers were being murdered at a record clip of nearly 2,500 a year. By the end of the decade, the body count had dived to 70 percent.

Xix, 316 pages : 24 cm. The number of robberies, car thefts, and other street crimes reported to New York Police Department also plummeted. This precipitous, unprecedented, and unexpected crime crash - the most dramatic example of a broader, nationwide trend in the 1990s - has been viewed by many as not less than a miracle.

New York Murder Mystery is the most authoritative study to date of why crime rates rise and fall. Andrew Karmen tracks a quarter century of murder in the city Americans have most commonly associated with rampant street crime

New York Murder Mystery is the most authoritative study to date of why crime rates rise and fall.

Andrew Karmen received his P. in sociology from Columbia University in 1977

Andrew Karmen received his P. in sociology from Columbia University in 1977. Since 1978, he has been a professor in the Sociology Department at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. His book, New York Murder Mystery: The true story behind the crime crash of the 1990s (NYU Press, 2000) unearthed statistical data that casts doubt on most of the widely held beliefs about the reasons for the sharp drop in New York City's crime rates.

Andrew Karmen tracks a quarter century of murder in the city Americans have most commonly associated with rampant street crime. Providing both a local and a national context for New York's plunging crime rate, Karmen tests and debunks the many self-serving explanations for the decline. While crediting a more effective police force for its efforts, Karmen also emphasizes the decline of the crack epidemic, skyrocketing incarceration rates, favorable demographic trends, a healthy economy, an influx of hard working and law abiding immigrants, a rise in college enrollment, and an unexpected outbreak of improved behavior by young men growing up in poverty stricken neighborhoods. New York Murder Mystery is the most authoritative study to date of why crime rates rise and fall.