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James Q. Wilson on Crime and Drugs

By Tim Lynch James Q. Wilson, the prominent scholar on political science and crime, has died.  His most well-known work was an essay that he co-published with George Kelling in the Atlantic, “Broken Windows” (which is not be confused with the broken windows fallacy that is so well known in libertarian circles).  The gist of that article was [...] James Q. Wilson on Crime and Drugs is a po
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James Q. Wilson, co-author of ‘broken windows’ policing theory, dies

Lifestyle / Parenting : Moms and the City (2 years ago)

The man credited with helping to create a prominent policing strategy died Friday in Boston. He was 80. James Q. Wilson, a political scientist, co-wrote a highly influential article, “Broken Windows,” that was published in The Atlan... Read Post

RUDOLPH GIULIANI IN CITY JOURNAL: WHAT NEW YORK OWES JAMES Q. WILSON: …we met with George Kelling…

US Politics / Conservative : Instapundit (2 years ago)

RUDOLPH GIULIANI IN CITY JOURNAL: WHAT NEW YORK OWES JAMES Q. WILSON: …we met with George Kelling, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, who, with James Q. Wilson, had written an article called “Broken Windows” in the March 19... Read Post

Political Scientist James Q. Wilson Dies - Promoted Community Policing

News : The Two-Way (2 years ago)

Political scientist James Q. Wilson dies. The researcher studied marriage, crime and society and the broken window theory, which encouraged local police departments to enforce all laws vigorously. Wilson's views drew critics. Read Post


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