Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
OSU Researcher: Trust in Government a Predictor of Homicide Rate
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Ohio State History Professor Randolph Roth and his colleagues reviewed four centuries of murders in the U.S. and Western Europe and came to some unexpected conclusions about why the homicide rate rises and falls.
One of the great things about scholarship is, in Roth’s words, “if you work hard, reality always surprises you.”
His research links the homicide rate to people’s views of their government . and each other
Ohio State History Professor Randolph Roth is the author of “American Homicide,” published this year by Harvard University Press.