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NCJ Number: 36163 Find in a Library
Title: GEOGRAPHICAL PERSPECTIVES ON CRIME AND JUSTICE
Journal: PENNSYLVANIA GEOGRAPHER  Volume:13  Issue:3  Dated:(NOVEMBER 1975)  Pages:2
Author(s): P O MULLER
Corporate Author: Indiana University of Pennsylvania
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 1
Sponsoring Agency: Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Indiana, PA 15701
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: COLLECTION OF FOUR ARTICLES ON VARIOUS APPROACHES THAT GEOGRAPHERS ARE TAKING IN THEIR ONGOING STUDIES OF CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR AND ITS FAR-REACHING SOCIAL IMPACT.
Abstract: INDIVIDUAL ARTICLES CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING TOPICS: THE ROLE OF GEOGRAPHY IN THE STUDY OF CRIME; THE SPATIAL BEHAVIOR OF CRIMINALS IN PHILADELPHIA AND HYPOTHESES RELATED TO THE MOVEMENT DIFFERENTIAL BETWEEN MALE AND FEMALE BURGLARS; FEAR AS A FACTOR IN THE USAGE OF THE CHICAGO PUBLIC TRANSIT SYSTEM BY RESIDENTS OF DIFFERENT NEIGHBORHOODS; AND THE GEOGRAPHER'S POTENTIAL ACTIVIST ROLE IN THE SELECTION OF JURIES.
Index Term(s): Crime patterns; Criminal commuting; Demography; Frequency distribution; Geographic distribution of crime
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