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Proclaiming Colonial Urban Heritage: Towards an Inclusive Heritage-interpretation for Colombo's Past.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Contemporary Urban Affairs. 2022, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p1-12. 12p.

Abstract:Colombo, Sri Lanka's commercial capital is a forceful creation of European colonialists who occupied the island for over four centuries. Its urban structure displays the social fragmentation sought by the rulers. Colombo elaborates an extraordinary pro...

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PERCEPTIONS OF CRIME AND SUBJECTIVE WELL-BEING: URBAN-RURAL DIFFERENCES IN SOUTH AFRICA.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Developing Areas. Summer2022, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p81-91. 11p.

Abstract:Reducing crime is a fundamental goal of all policymakers, because its costs are both pecuniary and non-pecuniary. A number of studies have shown that individuals who are victims of crime report lower levels of life satisfaction or subjective well-being...

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SEGURANÇA PÚBLICA E CIDADES: PERSPECTIVAS A PARTIR DA ESCOLA DE CHICAGO.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Direito da Cidade. 2021, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p1177-1219. 43p.

Abstract:Pretende-se com este trabalho, a partir da perspectiva teórica desenvolvida pela Escola Sociológica de Chicago, investigar e resgatar os estudos realizados desde o início do Século XX, que indicam a configuração espacial das cidades como fator inibidor...

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Exploring the Interactive Associations between Urban Built Environment Features and the Distribution of Offender Residences with a GeoDetector Model.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information. Jul2022, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p369-369. 18p.

Abstract:Offender residences have become a research focus in the crime literature. However, little attention has been paid to the interactive associations between built environment factors and the residential choices of offenders. Over the past three decades, t...

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Collective foraging: Experimentally increased competition decreases group performance exploiting a permanent resource.

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Source(s):Functional Ecology. Jul2022, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p1796-1805. 10p.

Abstract:Foraging collectively offers advantages, such as access to social information on food locations, but it may also intensify competition for local resources. Social information may be most advantageous during ecologically challenging conditions, when foo...

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Inequality in Exposure to Crime, Social Disorganization and Collective Efficacy: Evidence from Greater Manchester, United Kingdom.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):British Journal of Criminology. Jul2022, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p1019-1035. 17p.

Abstract:This paper assesses the relevance of social disorganization and collective efficacy in accounting for neighbourhood inequalities in the exposure to crime. Specifically, it questions the potential of community and voluntary organizations to enhance info...

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Comparing forms of neighborhood instability as predictors of violence in Richmond, VA.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):PLoS ONE. 9/6/2022, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p1-17. 17p.

Abstract:Violence events tend to cluster together geospatially. Various features of communities and their residents have been highlighted as explanations for such clustering in the literature. One reliable correlate of violence is neighborhood instability. Rese...

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Improving or declining: What are the consequences for changes in local crime?*.

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Source(s):Criminology. Aug2022, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p480-507. 28p.

Abstract:Whereas existing ecology of crime research frequently uses a cross‐sectional design, an open question is whether theories underlying such studies will operate similarly in longitudinal research. Using latent trajectory models and longitudinal data in h...

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NACIONALIDADE VERSUS JIHAD: A COMPETIÇÃO ENTRE O EXTREMISMO ISLÂMICO E A IDENTIDADE NACIONAL EM ESTADOS NÃO-MUÇULMANOS.

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Source(s):Mural Internacional. jan-dez2021, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p1-14. 14p.

Abstract:O objetivo desta pesquisa foi o de responder qual é a função do enfraquecimento da identidade nacional no crescimento da violência jihadista. Para isso, foram analisados os textos que versam sobre o jihadismo e o Estado Islâmico, e a literatura especia...

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(Re)conceptualizing Neighborhood Ecology in Social Disorganization Theory: From a Variable-Centered Approach to a Neighborhood-Centered Approach.

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Source(s):Crime & Delinquency. Oct2022, Vol. 68 Issue 11, p2008-2032. 25p.

Abstract:Shaw and McKay advanced social disorganization theory in the 1930s, kick-starting a large body of research on communities and crime. Studies emphasize individual impacts of poverty, residential instability, and racial/ethnic heterogeneity by examining ...

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