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  1. Systematic review

    Ravenous wolves revisited: a systematic review of offending concentration

    Numerous studies have established that crime is highly concentrated among a small group of offenders. These findings have guided the development of various crime prevention strategies. The underlying theme of ...

    Natalie N. Martinez, YongJei Lee, John E. Eck and SooHyun O

    Crime Science 2017 6:10

    Published on: 1 August 2017

  2. Systematic review

    How concentrated is crime at places? A systematic review from 1970 to 2015

    Despite the increasing awareness and interests about the importance of crime concentration at places, scholars have not comprehensively synthesized the body of evidence related to this thesis. We conduct a sys...

    YongJei Lee, John E. Eck, SooHyun O and Natalie N. Martinez

    Crime Science 2017 6:6

    Published on: 26 May 2017

  3. Research

    Domestic burglary drop and the security hypothesis

    This study examines the role of household security devices in producing the domestic burglary falls in England and Wales. It extends the study of the security hypothesis as an explanation for the ‘crime drop’....

    Andromachi Tseloni, Graham Farrell, Rebecca Thompson, Emily Evans and Nick Tilley

    Crime Science 2017 6:3

    Published on: 15 February 2017

  4. Research

    Disappeared persons and homicide in El Salvador

    During 2012–2013, the homicide rate in El Salvador came down from 69.9 to 42.2 per 100,000 population following a government brokered truce between the leaders of the two major gangs, Mara Salvatrucha and Barrio ...

    Carlos Carcach and Evelyn Artola

    Crime Science 2016 5:13

    Published on: 1 December 2016

  5. Theoretical article

    In defence of administrative criminology

    This paper is based on an address given as joint winner with Ronald V. Clarke of the 2015 Stockholm Prize in Criminology. This was awarded for some early studies we worked on together in the UK Home Office whi...

    Pat Mayhew

    Crime Science 2016 5:7

    Published on: 6 May 2016

  6. Research

    Street drug markets beyond favelas in Belo Horizonte, Brazil

    This study examines whether social disorganization mechanisms that explain clusters of street drug markets in socially disorganized neighborhoods in developed countries can also help explain geographical patt...

    Elenice Oliveira, Braulio Figueiredo Alves Silva and Marcos Oliveira Prates

    Crime Science 2015 4:36

    Published on: 2 December 2015

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