Did violence fall after property crime?

Farrell, G., Tseloni, A. ORCID: 0000-0002-6443-7012 and Chenevoy, N., 2018. Did violence fall after property crime? In: G. Farrell and A. Sidebottom, eds., Realist evaluation for crime science: essays in honour of Nick Tilley. Crime science . Abingdon: Routledge. ISBN 9781138647244 (Forthcoming)

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Abstract

This study contributes to crime drop research relating to the security hypothesis which the authors have undertaken with Nick Tilley. We offer preliminary evidence of a lag between the fall in property crime and that in some forms of violent crime. The delay is estimated at three years. The age distribution of violence shows that, proportionally, it is committed by older offenders than property crime, and we offer the preliminary suggestion that a period effect reducing youth crime would take longer to work its way through the population for violence, delaying its aggregate decline. Such a period effect would be consistent with the debut crime hypothesis and the expected effect of improved security.

Item Type: Chapter in book
Creators: Farrell, G., Tseloni, A. and Chenevoy, N.
Publisher: Routledge
Place of Publication: Abingdon
Date: 2018
Divisions: Schools > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Linda Sullivan
Date Added: 13 Aug 2018 08:14
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2018 10:30
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URI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/34315

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