The UK's 'riddle of peacefulness': what explains falling crime?
AbstractThere has been a substantial fall in rates of property theft and violent crime in the UK. The author surveys a series of CEP studies that shed light on this transformation - what BBC home editor Mark Easton has labelled the country's 'riddle of peacefulness'.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Centre for Economic Performance, LSE in its series CentrePiece - The Magazine for Economic Performance with number 392.
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- NEP-ALL-2013-07-05 (All new papers)
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