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Bennett, Brookman and Wright's (2006): “A Qualitative Study of the Role of Violence in Street Crime” aimed to investigate the nature of current forms of street violence - particularly areas where there are notable gaps in our knowledge about various types of street culture.

The study is useful for it's investigation of both situational factors, such as the role of drug

misuse, drug markets, and gun carrying, and individual factors, such as gender and ethnicity, in explaining different forms of street crime.

In addition it's a study that illustrates a particular types of of qualitative research, one involving the extensive use of semi-structured interviews with offenders.

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