New lab publication on crime concentration and spatial scales (Online first)

You can now access an online first article by Dr. John R. Hipp, Dr. James C. Wo, & Young-An Kim in the Social Science Research entitled, “Studying neighborhood crime across different macro spatial scales: The case of robbery in 4 cities”. The article examines crime variation across macro-environments & micro-geographic units four cities.

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http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0049089X16307931

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New publication by graduate student Rylan Simpson

On July, 17 2017, ILSSC graduate student Rylan Simpson had a journal article published in Journal of Experimental Criminology entitled, “The Police Officer Perception Project (POPP): An experimental evaluation of factors that impact perceptions of the police.” The article featured experimental research Rylan Simpson conducted for his 2nd-year project in the department of Criminology, Law and Society.

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Recent meta-analysis by Dr. Kubrin reveals immigration does not raise crime.

Read more about Dr. Kubrin’s pioneering research and views on current immigration policy here:

Immigration does not raise crime, UCI-led study finds, refuting common assumption

Read the meta-analysis article published in the Inaugural issue of the Annual Review of Criminology here:

http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev-criminol-032317-092026

 

New lab publication on crime concentration

In December 2016 ILSSC faculty John Hipp and graduate student Young-an Kim had a journal article published in Journal of Quantitative Criminology entitled, “Measuring Crime Concentration across Cities of Varying Sizes: Complications Based on the Spatial and Temporal Scale Employed.” The article raises conceptual and methodological challenges to measuring the concentration of crime in cities.

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New publication by graduate student Christopher Contreras

On December 25, 2016, ILSSC graduate student Christopher Contreras had a journal article published in Justice Quarterly entitled, “A Block-Level Analysis of Medical Marijuana Dispensaries and Crime in the City of Los Angeles.” The article featured research Christopher Contreras conducted for his 2nd-year project in the department of Criminology, Law and Society.

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