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A natural experiment of the consequences of concentrating former prisoners in the same neighborhoods

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More than 600,000 prisoners are released from incarceration each year in the United States, and most end up residing in metropolitan areas, clustered within a select few neighborhoods. Likely consequences of this concentration of returning prisoners include higher rates of subsequent crime and recidivism. In fact, one-half of released prisoners return to prison within only 3 y of release. The routine exposure to criminogenic influences and criminal opportunities portends a bleak future for in...

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10.1073/pnas.1501987112

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Sociology
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Publisher:
National Academy of Sciences
Journal:
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences More from this journal
Volume:
112
Issue:
22
Pages:
6943-6948
Publication date:
2015-05-14
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EISSN:
1091-6490
ISSN:
0027-8424
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English
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uuid:689cd74d-028f-49eb-9262-3a33b6db1a1d
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pubs:549271
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549271
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2015-10-27

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