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30) from these data on crime trends in the contemporary era are (1) there was a significant increase in crime, especially lethal violence, that emerged in the early 1960s and continued through the end of the 1970s in the United States and the mid-1990s in many European nations; and (2) there have been significant decreases in most forms of street crime in many nations since the early to mid-1990s. 4 displays estimated rates of overall victimization from the first five sweeps of the International Crime Victimization Survey (ICVS), a period that spans the late 1980s through the mid-2000s.

I have argued elsewhere (Baumer 2008) that the existing empirical research is not of sufficient breadth or depth to provide definitive evidence on which factors mattered a lot, which mattered relatively little, and importantly, which mattered the most (see also Travis and Waul 2002). 1. There simply is not enough good-quality empirical research on the 1990s crime decline to develop a list of factors that can be defended strongly. 2007; Rosenfeld, Fornango, and Rengifo 2007). Rosenfeld and Fornango (2007) speculate that this occurred primarily because better perceived economic conditions reduce participation in illegal markets.

Crime Trends the proliferation of organized crime and social upheavals of those years. 30) from these data on crime trends in the contemporary era are (1) there was a significant increase in crime, especially lethal violence, that emerged in the early 1960s and continued through the end of the 1970s in the United States and the mid-1990s in many European nations; and (2) there have been significant decreases in most forms of street crime in many nations since the early to mid-1990s. 4 displays estimated rates of overall victimization from the first five sweeps of the International Crime Victimization Survey (ICVS), a period that spans the late 1980s through the mid-2000s.

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