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Identifying Crime Correlates in a Developing Society

A Study of Socio-economic and Socio-demographic Contributions to Crime in Jamaica, 1950-1984


Hyacinthe Ellis

Contents: This book features (a) the use of de-trending correlation and regression techniques to establish crime correlates (GDP, FPI, AGE, Police) in Jamaica (b) the explanation of discernable linkages in the framework of socio-cultural and situational contengencies. Crimes considered are Shooting, Robbery, Burglary, Total Crime reported.