Criminal Neighbourhoods: Does the Density of Prior Offenders in an Area Encourage others to Commit Crime?

Using crime data over a period of a decade for Glasgow, this paper explores whether the density of prior offenders in a neighbourhoods has an influence on the propensity of others to (re)commence offending. The study shows that the number of ‘newly active’ offenders in a neighbourhood in the current...

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Volume: 46
Main Author: Livingston, Mark
Galster, George
Kearns, Ade
Bannister, Jon
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: London, England SAGE Publications 01.10.2014
Sage Publications, Inc
published in: Environment and planning. A Vol. 46; no. 10; pp. 2469 - 2488
ORCID: 0000-0001-5054-0898
Data of publication: 20141000
ISSN: 0308-518X
EISSN: 1472-3409
Discipline: Geography
Sociology & Social History
Environmental Sciences
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Web of Knowledge
Social Sciences Citation Index
Web of Science
Web of Science - Social Sciences Citation Index - 2014
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