The Importance of Both Opportunity and Social Disorganization Theory in a Future Research Agenda to Advance Criminological Theory and Crime Prevention at Places

David Weisburd*, Elizabeth R. Groff, Sue Ming Yang

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Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)499-508
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Research in Crime and Delinquency
Issue number4
StatePublished - 27 Jul 2014

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The author(s) disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: Research was funded by the National Institute of Justice (#2005-IJCX-0006).


  • causes/correlates
  • crime
  • crime
  • criminological theory
  • prevention
  • social disorganization

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