TITLE

Explaining variation in state-level homicide rates: Does crime policy pay?

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Kevin B.
PUB. DATE
May 1997
SOURCE
Journal of Politics;May97, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p350
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Studies a systematic examination of the impact of competing crime policies on homicide rates in the 50 states in the United States from 1975 to 1990. Evidence that capital punishment may have a deterrent effect on the homicide rate.
ACCESSION #
9708111884

 

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