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true or false most studies of crime are not conducted in rural areas
an inability of community members to achieve shared values or to solve jointly experienced problems
the only aspect of social disorganization theory that is specific to urban areas
why social disorganization arises in some geographic locations and not others
The larger the network of acquaintances in the community, the greater the community's ____________ _____________
community characteristics like poverty and ethnic diversity lead to higher delinquency because they interfere with community members' ability to do what?
rapid growth interferes with what?
the number of bonds made between people
juvenile violence increases as ___________ ___________ increases
does family disruption increase delinquency ?
evidence of a relationship between population density and urban crime and delinquency is _______________.
the meaning of population density becomes different for non urban communities... why
in the least dense areas, one must travel one must travel far for contact with others outside of their family
victimization rates are lower in populations that include ______________ or less
studies regarding rural crime rely on data from where
the analysis found that one or more of the social disorganization variables were significantly associated with arrest rates for ALL of the violent offenses except _________.
in research on social disorganization in urban settings, the 3 variables most strongly and consistently associated with rates crime and delinquency are ___________ _____________, _________ _____________, and ___________ _____________.
residential instability, family disruption, and ethnic diversity
do ethnic diversity, family disruption, and residential instability effect rural delinquency?
the relationship between _________ _____________ and juvenile arrest was the strongest in the study's results
in rural areas, does economic status negatively effect delinquency ?
did the proximity of rural areas to metropolitan ones effect delinquency?
true or false.... family disruption is a critical element social disorganization in nonmetropolitan communities
why doesn't poverty effect delinquency in rural areas?
because the combination of residential stability, ethnic diversity, and poverty doesn't exist in rural areas
poverty increases delinquency when it is combined with other factors... true or false?
does population density effect delinquency in rural areas according to the study?
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