Unformatted text preview: With the college town example, college students play loud music late at night. Their neighbors may have two kids and have to work at 7:00 in the morning. In this situation, the two neighbors often won’t agree and the college students will more likely have the cops called on them than if there were only college students in the area who all had the same values. It comes down to the break in social connections. These mixed and transition areas are continuously gaining and losing people. There isn’t enough time to create social networks and agree on values and goals between groups. So it becomes a socially “unruled” area, and more crime is likely to occur....
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- Spring '11
- Sociology, college students, delinquency rates