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Imprisoning Communities: How Mass Incarceration Makes Disadvantaged Neighborhoods Worse
refugee children, Watters’ book provides more generally significant insights into a wide array of issues relevant to contemporary refugees. Rather than concentrating on those who receive refugeeExpand
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Self-Exciting Point Process Modeling of Crime
Highly clustered event sequences are observed in certain types of crime data, such as burglary and gang violence, due to crime-specific patterns of criminal behavior. Similar clustering patterns areExpand
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A STATISTICAL MODEL OF CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR
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We present a two-dimensional lattice model for residential burglary, where each site is characterized by a dynamic attractiveness variable, and where each criminal is represented as a random walker. Expand
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Traveling to Violence: The Case for a Mobility-Based Spatial Typology of Homicide
According to routine activities theory, crime is the result of an intersection between victims and offenders in both time and space. We introduce a spatial typology that identifies five combinationsExpand
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Reducing Gun Violence: Results from an Intervention in East Los Angeles
To assess whether an initiative to reduce gun violence that had been successful in Boston could be adapted for use elsewhere, researchers selected an East Los Angeles area for a similar interventionExpand
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Spatial Analyses of Crime a B S T R a C T 213
213 Luc Anselin is a Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is a member of the National Consortium on ViolenceExpand
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Diffusion in Homicide: Exploring a General Method for Detecting Spatial Diffusion Processes
This article proposes a new method for examining dynamic changes in thespatial distribution of a phenomenon. Recently introduced exploratoryspatial data analysis (ESDA) techniques provide socialExpand
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Dissipation and displacement of hotspots in reaction-diffusion models of crime
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We present a mathematical framework based on reaction-diffusion partial differential equations for studying the dynamics of crime hotspots. Expand
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Randomized Controlled Field Trials of Predictive Policing
The concentration of police resources in stable crime hotspots has proven effective in reducing crime, but the extent to which police can disrupt dynamically changing crime hotspots is unknown.Expand
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Measuring and Modeling Repeat and Near-Repeat Burglary Effects
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We develop a mathematical framework aimed at analyzing repeat and near-repeat effects in crime data. Expand
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