The Truly Disadvantaged, Public Assistance, and Crime.

This study examines the conditioning effect of welfare benefits on the relationship between resource deprivation and metropolitan crime rates. We analyzed aggregate data for a sample of large metropolitan counties in 1990 (N = 406). Our welfare measure combined the cost-of-living-adjusted public ass...

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Main Authors: Hannon, Lance., Defronzo, James.
Format: Villanova Faculty Authorship
Published: 1998
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