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"Home Nodes, Criminogenic Places, and Parolee Failure: Testing an Environmental Model of Offender Risk"
Joel Miller, Joel M. Caplan, and Michael Ostermann. Crime and Delinquency 62(2), February 2016, 169-199.
"This article examines whether potentially criminogenic places (including bars, liquor stores, restaurants, public transport hubs, drug markets, and more), located within a 1,240-feet radius of parolees' residences (the home "node"), predict their rearrest or revocation...However, multivariate survival analysis of 1,632 parolees released to Newark during July 2007 to June 2009 found little evidence that these factors increased the risk of failure." Rutgers-restricted Access

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