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Osgood, D. Wayne; Chambers, Jeff M. – Juvenile Justice Bulletin, 2003
Social disorganization is the primary theory by which criminologists account for crime rates. Current versions of social disorganization theory assume that strong networks of social relationship prevent crime and delinquency. A community's capacity to develop and maintain strong systems of social relationship is influenced by residential…
Descriptors: Community Characteristics, Crime, Delinquency, One Parent Family
Gellens, Suzanne, Ed. – Children Our Concern, 2000
This document is comprised of the two issues "Children our Concern" published in 1999-2000. This journal for Florida early childhood education practitioners provides information on current issues in early childhood education, educational practices, and activities of the Early Childhood Association of Florida (ECA of FL). Regular features…
Descriptors: Administrators, Child Caregivers, Class Activities, Cooperation
Keller, Bess – Education Week, 2000
This issue, the fourth in a series on demographic forces shaping U.S. public education, discusses how the aging of the population affects education. The first section, "Shades of Gray," discusses how as the population ages, schools may face tougher competition for public resources, noting how tensions have surfaced in one Florida county.…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Baby Boomers, Community Involvement, Educational Finance
Gellens, Suzanne, Ed. – Children Our Concern, 2000
This document is comprised of the single 2000 issue of a journal for Florida early childhood education practitioners, providing information on current issues in early childhood education, educational practices, and activities of the Early Childhood Association of Florida (ECA of FL). Regular features in each issue include "Did You Know?"…
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Childhood Attitudes, Childrens Literature, Day Care