Reassessing Nonlinearity in the Urban Disadvantage/Violent Crime Relationship: an Example of Methodological Bias from Log Transformation.

Sociologists and criminologists have become increasingly concerned with nonlinear relationships and interaction effects. For example, some recent studies suggest that the positive relationship between neighborhood disadvantage and violent crime is nonlinear with an accelerating slope, whereas other...

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Main Authors: Hannon, Lance., Knapp, Peter.
Format: Villanova Faculty Authorship
Published: 2003
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