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Urbanization, poverty, and crime

Lawrence, Paul (2005). Urbanization, poverty, and crime. In: Martel, Gordon ed. A Companion to Europe 1900-1945. Blackwell companions to European History. Oxford, UK: Blackwell, pp. 3–18.

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Abstract

This chapter considers the nature of urban life in early twentieth-century Europe.

About the book:

- This volume brings together a distinguished group of international scholars to discuss the major debates in the study of early twentieth-century Europe.

- Brings together contributions from a distinguished group of international scholars.

- Provides an overview of current thinking on the period.
Traces the great political, social and economic upheavals of the time.

- Illuminates perennial themes, as well as new areas of enquiry.

- Takes a pan-European approach, highlighting similarities and differences across nations and regions.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2006 Blackwell Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1-4051-0664-6, 978-1-4051-0664-1
Keywords: urbanization; poverty; crime; europe; history
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > History
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: International Centre for Comparative Criminological Research (ICCCR)
Item ID: 3343
Depositing User: Paul Lawrence
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 28 Oct 2012 04:17
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/3343
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