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David J. Harding

Harding says fear of victimization spurs violence among inner-city youth

a PSC In The News reference, 2010

"Stop youth violence cycle: Fear over safety drives behaviors that lead to confrontation" - Detroit Free Press. 08/26/2010.

David Harding has studied the daily lives of adolescents in inner-city Boston. In this Op Ed piece, he discusses what it will take to break the cycle of violence among poor urban youth. Harding is the author of Living the Drama: Community, Conflict, and Culture among Inner-City Boys (University of Chicago Press, 2010).

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David J. Harding

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