Violent crime: Myths, facts, and solutions

Eitzen, D. Stanley
May 1995
Vital Speeches of the Day;5/15/95, Vol. 61 Issue 15, p469
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Presents a speech by a Colorado State University John H. Sterm Distinguished Professor given before the 1995 Symposium `The Shadow of Violence: Unconsidered Perspectives,' held at Hastings College in Nebraska on March 15, 1995, dealing with the issue of violent street crime. Critique of prevailing thought on violent crime and its control; Myths about violent crime; Social variables linked to violent crime.


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