Thesis statement: Research indicates that there is drastic increase of crime rates due to the high levels of unemployment, harsh economic conditions population density.
Fougère, D., Kramarz, F., & Pouget, J. (2009). Youth Unemployment and Crime in France. Journal Of The European Economic Association, 7(5), 909-938
Fougère, Kramarz, & Pouget have argued that when there is a large number of youths who are unemployed, the country may have increased criminal activities as most of them are idle and thus, they must find different ways in which they can earn a living to cater for their needs. Additionally, the economic also tends to affect the image of the country in ...view middle of the document...
International Journal Of Drug Policy, 23(6),
The main aim of this article is to address the socioeconomic impact of drug trafficking and how it causes crime- related behaviors. The above article argues that drug trafficking and use can cause some related challenges that may play significant role in lowering the entire economy. The author is a credible source because he has a PhD in Sociology and his current research combines historical, qualitative, and comparative sociology. This article will be used in the research paper for the statistics in drug-related crimes.
Chang, J., & Wu, C. (2012). Crime, Job Searches, and Economic Growth. Atlantic Economic Journal, 40(1), 3-19.
The objective of this article is to describe ways in which lack of job opportunities may increase the level of unemployment. The authors says that when job opportunities tends to be low, most of the youths in the country will turn to be thieves as they must look for ways to cater to their needs. The above article is credible as it presents information that is accurate and easily understandable. Additionally, the contents also seem to have a logical argument. The article is significant to the topic as it has supported the researched question in a clear manner. The author has a Ph.D. in Economics, National Chung-Hsing University and works as a Research Fellow, Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica
Wu, Z. (2012). Crime, inequality and unemployment in England and Wales. Applied Economics, 44(29), 3765-3775.
The aim of this article is to describe some of the negative impacts of unemployment. The authors of the article argue that unemployment rate has increased several cases of criminal acts in England. They argue that it is the mandate of the country’s government to address problems associated with unemployment in order to lessen cases of crimes in the whole country. The author is a professor at College of Business Law & Social Sciences, Nottingham Business School and showed clear information and easily understandable content that permits every reader to be in a position to comprehend the exact issue being addressed. The article is essential as it has given out information relating to the topic being researched on and thus, it has increased the reader’s understanding.
Öster, A., (2007). Crime and Unemployment in Turbulent Times. Journal Of The European Economic Association, 5(4), 752-775.
The objective of this article is to explain the effects of the rate of unemployment in Sweden. The article has argued that due to lack of employment opportunities, there is increased rate of theft and drug possessions. In relation to this, unemployment may cause the country’s economy to diminish.. With this perspective, it is clear to say that this article is relevant to our topic as it has presented information that can increase reader’s understanding of the entire relationship between unemployment and rate of crimes. Additionally, the article seems to be credible...