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Algorithmic Decision Making and the Cost of Fairness
TLDR
This work reformulate algorithmic fairness as constrained optimization: the objective is to maximize public safety while satisfying formal fairness constraints designed to reduce racial disparities, and also to human decision makers carrying out structured decision rules. Expand
Algorithmic decision making and the cost of fairness
TLDR
This work reformulate algorithmic fairness as constrained optimization: the objective is to maximize public safety while satisfying formal fairness constraints designed to reduce racial disparities, and also to human decision makers carrying out structured decision rules. Expand
Monopolizing Force? Police Legitimacy and Public Attitudes toward the Acceptability of Violence
Why do people believe that violence is acceptable? In this paper we study people’s normative beliefs about the acceptability of violence to achieve social control (as a substitute for the police, forExpand
Legitimacy and Deterrence Effects in Counter- Terrorism Policing: A Study of Muslim Americans
This study considers the circumstances under which members of the Muslim American community voluntarily cooperate with police efforts to combat terrorism. Cooperation is defined to include both aExpand
Children of the Prison Boom: Mass Incarceration and the Future of American Inequality
Children of the Prison Boom: Mass Incarceration and the Future of American Inequality. By Sarah Wakefield and Christopher Wildeman. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 231 pp. $34.95 doth.In hisExpand
What Price Fairness When Security is at Stake? Police Legitimacy in South Africa
The legitimacy of legal authorities – particularly the police – is central to the state’s ability to function in a normatively justifiable and effective manner. Studies, mostly conducted in the USExpand
Mechanisms for Eliciting Cooperation in Counterterrorism Policing: Evidence from the United Kingdom
This study examines the effects of counterterrorism policing tactics on public cooperation amongst Muslim communities in London, U.K. It tests a procedural justice model developed in the context ofExpand
Legitimating Practices: Revisiting the Predicates of Police Legitimacy
Procedural justice theory predicts a relationship between police behaviour, individuals’ normative evaluation of police and decisions to comply with laws. Yet, prior studies of procedural justiceExpand
American Policing at a Crossroads: Unsustainable Policies and the Procedural Justice Alternative
As victimization rates have fallen, public preoccupation with policing and its crime-control impact has receded. Terrorism has become the new focal point of concern. But satisfaction with ordinaryExpand
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