Readership: General readers, scholars, and students interested in crime, criminology, and criminal justice
issues, especially those of New York and other major cities.
Franklin E. Zimring, Professor of Law and Wolfen Distinguished Scholar, University of California-Berkeley
Franklin E. Zimring is William G. Simon Professor of Law and Wolfen Distinguished Scholar at the University of California-Berkeley. He is the author of The Great American Crime Decline (OUP 2006).
Part I: Anatomy of a Crime Decline
Chapter 1: The Crime Decline - Some Vital Statistics
Chapter 2: A Safe City Now?
Part II: In Search of the New York Difference
Chapter 3: Continuity and Change in New York City
Chapter 4: Of Demography and Drugs: Testing Two 1990s Theories of Crime Causation
Chapter 5: Policing in New York City
Part III: Lessons and Questions
Chapter 6: Open Questions
Chapter 7: Lessons for American Crime Control
Chapter 8: Crime and the City
Appendix A: Staten Island: Crime, Policing and Population in New York's Fifth Borough
Appendix B: The Invisible Economics of New York City Incarceration
Appendix C: New York City Arrest Data and Borough Enforcement Staffing