Alcohol Availability and Crime
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This paper examines three research articles pertaining to the topic of alcohol availability and crime, namely "Ecological Models of Alcohol Outlets and Violent Assaults: Crime Potentials and Geospatial Analysis" by Gruenewald, et al , "Is the Physical Availability of Alcohol and Illicit Drugs Related to Neighborhood Rates of Child Maltreatment?" by Freisthler, et al and "Drug "Hot Spots", Alcohol Availability and Violence" by Gorman et al. The paper discusses the research question, data strategy and results of each and analyzes Gorman's article in order to show that this article is the most valid and credible piece. The criteria used to evaluate the three research articles is included as an appendix to the paper.
Sample of Sources Used:
- Gruenewald, P. J., Freisthler, B. T., Remer, L., LaScala, E. A., A. & Treno, A. (2006). Ecological models of alcohol outlets and violent assaults: Crime potentials and geospatial analysis. Addiction, 101(5): 666-677.
- Freisthler, B., Needell, B., & Gruenewald, P.J. (2005). Is the physical availability of alcohol and illicit drugs related to neighborhood rates of child maltreatment? Child Abuse & Neglect, 29(9): 1049-1060.
- Gorman, D., Zhu, L., & Horel, S. (2005). Drug "hot spots", alcohol availability and violence. Drug and Alcohol Review, 24(6): 507-513.
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Alcohol Availability and Crime (2008, November 25) Retrieved August 08, 2022, from https://www.academon.com/article-review/alcohol-availability-and-crime-109219/
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