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Robert Crutchfield

May 22, 2014

Sociologist Robert Crutchfield examines the relationship between work and crime in ‘Get a Job’

Front cover of Robert Crutchfield's book "Get a Job" shows the reflection of a man in puddle on the street.

In his new book, “Get a Job: Labor Markets, Economic Opportunity, and Crime,” University of Washington sociologist Robert Crutchfield explains the nuanced links between work, unemployment and crime.