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William Krumsiek Urban v Rural Violence You don’t have to take a very hard guess to know that juvenile violence is much worse in urban areas than it is in rural areas. There are many different reasons for this and one of them is residential instability. In the urban areas and inner cities the turnover rate for the population is very high compared to that of the rural areas. When the turnover rate is high like this, the urban juveniles do not get to make strong enough relationships that they have large levels of trust for. When there is always new people coming in the juveniles will be more prone to violence because the friendships aren’t very strong. In most rural areas on the other hand, there is much lower population turnover which allows the children to gain strong bonds with each other, and because of this they are less likely to commit violence against each other. To go along with this ethnic diversity is also a reason why juvenile violence is higher in urban areas. Children and juveniles are less
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