Area Theory

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  • Area Theory
    • Problem
      • The area generates 'cues of disorder'
        • Broken Windows
        • Litter
        • Vandalism
        • Boarded up houses
        • Lack of communal control
          • Allows crime and deviance to flourish
    • Solution
      • Zero Tolerance Policy
        • Removes cues of disorder
        • New York
    • Criticisms
      • Police Harassment
      • Only street crime
      • Moves crime
      • Ignores other causes of crime
    • Positivies
      • Provides results
        • Reduces crimes that causes most public concern

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