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By Richard Garside | Published: March 15, 2013
Much of the current confusion about crime trends is born of the tendency to bunch together a whole range of different harms and actions under the abstract category of 'crime'. This blinds us to where the significant problems are.
By The Monkey Cage | Published: August 16, 2012
If policy influence becomes so unequal that the wishes of most citizens are ignored most of the time, a country’s claim to be a democracy is cast in doubt. And that is exactly what I found in my analyses of the link between public preferences and government policy in the U.S.