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LSU Professor Dissects Patterns of Violence in Rural Communities
June 18, 2008
Matthew Lee, professor of sociology at Louisiana State University, has taken an intense look at the phenomenon of violence in rural areas. His article, "Civic Community in the Hinterland: Toward a Theory of Rural Social Structure and Violence," will be published in the prestigious journal Criminology. This article serves as the culmination to Lee's prestigious CAREER Award, presented to him by the National Science Foundation in 2003.
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