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Neighborhood effects on crime and youth violence

the role of business improvement districts in Los Angeles

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Published by RAND in Santa Monica, CA .
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    Subjects:
  • Crime -- United States,
  • Youth and violence -- United States,
  • Urban renewal -- United States,
  • Neighborhood -- United States,
  • Social control -- United States,
  • Crime prevention -- United States -- Citizen participation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementJohn MacDonald ... [et al.].
    ContributionsMacDonald, John.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6789 .N45 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23164709M
    ISBN 109780833046635
    LC Control Number2009004787

    In this absorbing new collection, Short and Hughes and their distinguished coauthors investigate why and how we study youth gangs. Over the last half-century of research by criminologists, sociologists, and gang experts, investigations of gang behavior have become increasingly specialized and isolated from studies of delinquency and deviance. That was the genesis for this book: I envisioned it as a book that would break through the old tropes, adages, and false paths of society's understanding of violent crime and return the discussion to the science of violence and the current direction of research. Science is inherently self-correcting. However, sometimes it takes its time to do so. Keywords: Youth crime, juvenile delinquency, Kenya POVERTY AND CRIME AMONG THE YOUTH Various observations indicate that most of the youth are in crime because of poverty, which drove them into criminal acts for survival (Prior & Paris, ). At Y.C.T.C, the study revealed that over 70%; more than 40 out of 55 of the inmates were.


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Neighborhood effects on crime and youth violence Download PDF EPUB FB2

Crowder Kyle, South Scott J. Spatial and Temporal Dimensions of Neighborhood Effects on High School Graduation. Social Science Research. ; 40 (1)– [PMC free article] [Google Scholar] De Coster Stacy, Heimer Karen, Wittrock Stacy M.

Neighborhood Disadvantage, Social Capital, Street Context, and Youth Violence. Sociological by: Neighborhood Effects on Crime and Youth Violence The Role of Business Improvement Districts in Los Angeles by John MacDonald, Ricky N.

Bluthenthal, Daniela Golinelli, Aaron Kofner, Robert J. Stokes, Amber Sehgal, Terry Fain, Leo BeletskyCited by: 1. Neighborhood Violence and Urban Youth Anna Aizer. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in February NBER Program(s):Children, Health Economics, Labor Studies Three quarters of American children have been exposed to neighborhood violence Neighborhood effects on crime and youth violence book their by: Neighborhood Effects on Crime and Youth Violence The Role of Business Improvement Districts in Los Angeles John MacDonald t Ricky N.

Bluthenthal t Daniela Golinelli t Aaron Kofner Robert J. Stokes t Amber Sehgal t Terry Fain t Leo Beletsky Sponsored by. Moreover, they argue that games are sold worldwide and yet, youth violence is virtually non-existent in some countries.

Prevention is a crucial concept in reducing crime rates. According to CDC, prevention should take place in four different levels: society as.

Information about long-term trends in youth violence has been primarily limited to the crime of homicide, which may not mirror trends in nonfatal serious violence. Data for short-term trends in nonfatal youth violence are available for more recent.

Get this from a library. Neighborhood effects on crime and youth violence: the role of business improvement districts in Los Angeles.

[John M MacDonald;] -- Business improvement districts (BIDs) collect assessments and invest in local service provisions and activities, such as place promotion, street cleaning, and public safety. Such activities can help.

Scholars, policymakers, and the general public have long been interested in how economic conditions such as poverty, unemployment, inflation, and economic growth affect public problems, including the level and types of youth violence in a community or society, the.

A paper from Brown University for the National Bureau of Economic Research, “Neighborhood Violence and Urban Youth,” seeks to address this research gap by analyzing data from a variety of sources and attempting to isolate variables that govern outcomes.

Juveniles are more likely to commit crimes, especially drug offenses, if they live in crime-heavy neighborhoods, found researchers from Temple University in a.

Notes on Youth Violence/ Street Crime: Gang Violence Youth gangs are present in all areas of the world and represent a unique social structure, usually based solely on affiliation or common belief such as ethnic or religious principles, or by shared needs as in organized crime or prison gangs.

Elliott DS, Wilson WJ, Huizinga D, Sampson RJ, Elliott A, Rankin B. The effects of neighborhood disadvantage on adolescent development.

Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency. ; 33 (4)– Fagan AA, Wright EM. The effects of neighborhood context on youth violence and delinquency: Does gender matter.

Youth Violence and Juvenile Cited by: Youth violence is often a public safety issue and often times are considered dangerous to their community. Unfortunately, family members and friends of the violent teens are the ones who end up physically injured as a result of the effects of youth violence.

Treatment for youth violence: The best way to treat these harmful effects of youth. Sampson () indicates that social disorganization may have an effect on youth violence through its effects on family structures and stability.

He suggested that traditional social disorganization variables may influence community crime rates when taking into account the effects of levels of family disruption. Currently, it is impossible to conduct a rigorous evaluation of programs intended to reduce youth violence in such cities, because there is no multi-city network of neighborhood-level data on youth violence and its correlates.

Steps are being taken to address this data gap. Assessing potential moderators of the link between adverse economic conditions and crime rates / Eric P. Baumer, Richard Rosenfeld, and Kevin T. Wolff -- Economic conditions and violent victimization trends among youth: guns, violence, and homicide, / Janet L.

Lauritsen, Ekaterina Gorislavsky, and Karen Heimer -- The nonlinear effect. Effects of Crime and Violence in Neighborhoods and Schools on the School Behavior and Performance of Adolescents The impact of exposure to crime and violence on urban youth.

American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 66, Crime and violence in neighborhoods and schools. Chapel Hill, NC: Jordan Institute for Families, Cited by: effects of neighborhood characteristics on the Level 2 outcomes (i.e., neighborhood rates of youth violence and delinquency).

This step also allowed all fixed and varying Level 1 predictors to influ. North Charles Street Baltimore, Maryland, USA +1 () [email protected] © Project MUSE. Produced by Johns Hopkins University Press in collaboration with The Sheridan by:   Significantly, Choose to Change program youth had 48% fewer violent-crime arrests than their comparison peers.

One and a half years after program participation ended, program youth still showed 38% fewer violent-crime arrests than their comparison peers. Notably, the positive effects remained two to three years after program : Walter Katz.

Violence is a widespread problem that affects the physical, mental, and social health of individuals and communities. Violence comes with an immense economic cost to its victims and society at large. Although violence interventions have traditionally targeted individuals, changes to the built environment in places where violence occurs show promise as practical, sustainable, and high Cited by: mediates and buffers the effects of neighborhood disorder on youth crime.

To test this hypothesis, we analyzed the fifth wave of data from the National Youth Sur. Children's exposure to violence is an issue that touches everyone—an American tragedy that scars children and threatens the safety of communities.

All children require love, nurturing, and support to thrive and break the cycle of violence that affects them. Additional Information from domestic violence The fear, stress, and self-blame that often accompany exposure to family violence are traumatic for children and can have long-term consequences.

• The negative effects of exposure to domestic violence include low self-esteem, sleep disturbances, physical symptoms, aggressive behavior, and impaired social developmentFile Size: 2MB. Teen Communities and Neighborhoods. Where teens live can also have an impact on them and lead them to act more aggressively.

In fact, the CDC points to several community risk factors for youth violence including diminished economic opportunities, high levels of crime, and socially-disorganized neighborhoods.

Additionally, a study by the APA found Author: Denise Witmer. For better or worse, people generally develop their impressions of crime in a community based on the number of murders or on the overall violent crime rate (Figure ).The ability to reduce community violence can reap tremendous benefits in terms of quality of life; rampant violent crime can impact almost every aspect of life in a community.

Aside from the immediate, direct impact. Media Exposure and Copycat Crimes. While many scholars do seem to agree that there is evidence that media violence—whether that of film, TV, or video games—increases aggression, they disagree about its impact on violent or criminal behavior (Ferguson, ; Gunter, ; Helfgott, ; Reiner, ; Savage, ).Nonetheless, it is violent incidents Author: Nickie Phillips.

In this book I proposed an alternative to these two perspectives by offering a unified framework on neighborhood effects, the larger social organization of urban life, and social causality in general.

Contrary to much received wisdom, the evidence presented in this book demands attention to life in the neighborhoods that shape it.

TRENDS IN JUVENILE CRIME AND YOUTH VIOLENCE It is as true today as it was 20 years ago: Crime in the U.S. is too high. However, the perception that our society is in the midst of a dramatically rising epidemic of violent crime committed File Size: 5MB.

Ways Kids Are Exposed to Violence. A child can be exposed to violence and crime in several ways such as exposure at home, at school or through various media 2 3. This may have long- and short-term effects on school-aged kids that can hinder their lives.

Crime and violence affects not only the child, but also families and society 3. This is a story of a teenager growing up in an impoverished Chicago neighborhood and trying to navigate the landscape of gangs and crime at a.

Gangs are a social problem because of the violence they cause in communities and because of the long-term deleterious effects that membership has on individuals who belong to gangs. There are no consensus definitions for gangs, gang members, and gang crimes, though the strengths and challenges of popular definitions are discussed in this chapter.

The Physical and Mental Health Effects of Community Violence Exposure in Pre-Adolescent and Adolescent Youth Abstract The purpose of this inquiry is to determine the impact of community violence exposure (CVE) on the physical and mental health of children and adolescents.

Twelve research studies exploring this topic were. The effects of exposure to violence can be positive, as well as negative, and is dependent on several factors, including level of exposure and consequences.

Children’s awareness of the reality of crime and violence can be a. Chicago’s gangs have changed. Our violence intervention strategies should too. To address the changing dynamics of gang activity, Chicago needs to combat concentrated poverty in African-American neighborhoods instead of continuing to criminally target economically disenfranchised youth.

Objectives. Violence remains a significant public health issue in the United States. To determine if urban vacant properties were associated with an increased risk of assaultive violence and if this association was modified by important neighborhood institutions (e.g., schools, parks/playgrounds, police stations, and alcohol outlets).

> by: Community and neighborhood factors: Poverty. Community disorganization. Availability of drugs and firearms. Neighborhood adults involved in crime. Exposure to violence and racial prejudice. Individual Medical and Physical Factors Pregnancy and delivery complications.

Prenatal and delivery trauma are some-what predictive of later violence, al. neighborhood rather than the crime rate, might account for such effect more precisely.2 We indeed find that it is the share of convicted youth criminals in the neighborhood that matters for inducing criminal behavior in young men.

We find no such effect for other measures of neighborhood crime including the rate of committed crimes, consistent with. A core challenge of neighborhood effects research is distinguishing the role of individual and family circumstances from the effect of the neighborhood itself.

Nevertheless, many neighborhood level indicators are linked to important outcomes for people residing in neighborhoods of concentrated poverty, including crime and delinquency, education.

Violence by youth gangs and youth groups as a crime problem in major American cities: Summary report based on a report [Miller, Walter Benson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Violence by youth gangs and youth groups as a crime problem in major American cities: Summary report based on a reportAuthor: Walter Benson Miller. The Neighborhood Effect. a neighborhood's level of criminal violence, Sampson has argued, collective efficacy is as important as—or even more important than—other characteristics, like.

Crime, violence and youth values teenEDITORIAL. Monday, And, make no mistake, the beast called crime is a reality for every single Jamaican, regardless of age, social standing.When exposed to violence during early childhood, black males are also more likely at age 16 to be suspended from school, to have sold drugs, to have committed a property crime, or to have been arrested for a nonviolent behavior than those not exposed (table 3).Author: Dionissi Aliprantis, Anne Chen.