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Mon, March 13, 2017, noon:
Rachel Best

Daniel J. Kruger

Kruger says 'male scarcity' drives conditions that lead to youth violence

a PSC In The News reference, 2013

"Michigan study: Fewer men around? Expect more youth violence" - Chicago Tribune. 12/16/2013.

Daniel Kruger found that a low ratio of adult men to women is "the most powerful predictor" of youth violence in his study of Flint, Michigan, an economically downtrodden city consistently ranked among the most dangerous in the U.S.

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Daniel J. Kruger

More Media Coverage:

Los Angeles Times. Fewer men around? Expect more youth violence . 12/16/2013.

Deseret News. Too few men leads to youth violence, University of Michigan study finds. 12/30/2013.

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