What is the Law of concentrations?
While the overall number of crimes declines by more than 20 percent, the relative
concentration of crime at place, especially the most serious crime hot spots,
remain similar. Crime is connected to place.
What is spat
The Criminology of Place
Street Segments and our Understanding of the Crime Problem
Weisburd Chapter 3 : Crime Concentrations and Crime Patterns at Places
Using descriptive statistics in Chapter 3, Weisburd, Groff and
Weisburd Chapter 1 : Introduction
Neighbors next door are more important than relatives far away.
-Chinese folk saying
Typical questions about crime involve a focus on the individual.
Yield of this approach has been questioned for t
1. What does Sampson mean by diffusion?
Diffusion refers to the processes by which behaviors spread over time and space, such
as when drug-use networks concatenate over ecological boundaries to spread drug use
to a nearby neigh