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The Strength of Association: Neighborhood Poverty and Social Deviance

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dc.contributor.author Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage
dc.date.accessioned 2017-07-24T21:06:00Z
dc.date.available 2017-07-24T21:06:00Z
dc.date.issued 2005-02
dc.identifier.citation UAA Justice Center. (2005). "The Strength of Association: Neighborhood Poverty and Social Deviance." Anchorage Community Indicators 3a(3) (Feb 2005). en_US
dc.identifier.other aci.03a.3
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11122/7689
dc.description This issue is the third of three in Series 3a, "The Strength of Community-level Rates of Association," mapping Anchorage neighborhood characteristics by census block area, highlighting the correlation or lack of correlation between those characteristics and the level of crime and social deviance in the neighborhood as measured by police calls for service for six types of offenses. Maps in this subseries should be compared with the maps in Series 3b, "An Examination of Police Service Deployment (Police Calls for Service)," for a full picture of the "strength of association." en_US
dc.description.abstract This issue of Anchorage Community Indicators examines the strength of association between neighborhood-level poverty in Anchorage neighborhoods— measured as the percentage of households falling below the federally designated threshold of poverty — and social deviance — measured as the annual rate of police calls-for-service for various offenses. These data show poverty to be significantly related to a number of police calls-for-service indicators. These simple measures of association (not causation) align with studies in other contexts which have found that communities experiencing economic hardship bear a double burden in that they also suffer a disproportionate amount of social problems. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Justice Center, University of Alaska Anchorage en_US
dc.source Anchorage Community Indicators en_US
dc.subject Anchorage, AK en_US
dc.subject community indicators en_US
dc.subject crime mapping en_US
dc.subject maps en_US
dc.subject police calls for service en_US
dc.subject poverty en_US
dc.subject social deviance en_US
dc.subject spatial analysis en_US
dc.title The Strength of Association: Neighborhood Poverty and Social Deviance en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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