Annotated Bibliography for a Literature Review of Poverty and Crime


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Annotated Bibliography for a Literature Review of Poverty and Crime
This paper is an annotated bibliography for a literature review of poverty and crime. The introduction presents the thesis that there is a nexus between poverty and crime rates. There are eight different peer reviewed journal articles presented as references for the review with studied not only in Canada, but in the United States and Sweden, all investigating the connection and relationship between poverty and crime.
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The nexus between poverty and impoverished neighborhoods and criminal activity has long been postulated, however it has been difficult to determine if the poverty is a result of the higher rates of crime or that the...
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.....Consequence of Poverty. Journal Of Scandinavian Studies In Criminology & Crime Prevention, 7(1), 45-60.
Moraes, S., Durrant, J., Brownridge, D. and Reid, G. (2006). Professionals’ Decision-Making in Cases of Physical Punishment Reported to Child Welfare Authorities: Does Family Poverty Matter?. Child & Family Social Work, 11(2), 157-169.
Paré, P., Felson, R. and Ouimet, M. (2007). Community Variation in Crime Clearance: A Multilevel Analysis with Comments on Assessing Police Performance. Journal Of Quantitative Criminology, 23(3), 243-258.
Valdez, A., Kaplan, C. and Curtis, R. (2007). Aggressive Crime, Alcohol and Drug Use, and Concentrated Poverty in 24 U.S. Urban Areas. American Journal Of Drug & Alcohol Abuse, 33(4), 595-603.