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Crime and the countryside


Author:
McGranahan, D.A.
Source:
USDA
Year:
1986
Subject:
crime, rural areas, family structure, and poverty
Abstract:
Extract: Rural crime rates, though less than urban rates, now exceed the urban level of 20 years ago. Because the crime increase came at about the same time as renewed rural population growth, some blamed the growth itself. But incomplete or broken families (measured by the percentage of children not living with both parents) is a key link to rural crime--not poverty, race, or population growth.
Format:
p. 2-8.
Language:
English
Collection:
Rural Development Publications Collection
Permanent URL:
http://handle.nal.usda.gov/10113/AGE86927751