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

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