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Migration, mobility and social disorganization in rural agricultural and recreational communities.

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dc.contributor.advisor Mencken, Frederick Carson, 1964-
dc.contributor.author Pederson, Cassidy J.
dc.contributor.other Baylor University. Dept. of Sociology. en
dc.date.copyright 2010-05
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2104/7941
dc.description.abstract This article seeks to examine how the economic base of a rural community affects mobility, social cohesion and crime. Drawing upon the wealth of research in criminology and the emerging research in the variety of rural communities, this research will seek to evaluate how social disorganization theory and residential stability affect crime rates in rural communities and how the economic base of rural communities affect the ability to socially organize and deter crime. en
dc.rights Baylor University theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission. Contact librarywebmaster@baylor.edu for inquiries about permission. en
dc.subject Sociology. en
dc.subject Crime. en
dc.subject Rural sociology. en
dc.title Migration, mobility and social disorganization in rural agricultural and recreational communities. en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.description.degree M.A. en
dc.rights.accessrights No access - Contact librarywebmaster@baylor.edu en
dc.contributor.department Sociology. en


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