One year after the Boston Marathon bombing, we round up a selection of research-based papers and reports that, cumulatively, help consolidate the “lessons learned.”
2014 research brief on efforts to restore voting rights to former felons, by Michael Leo Owens of Emory University and the Scholars Strategy Network.
2014 literature review of academic studies relating to various aspects of mass shooting and murder incidents in United States schools.
2014 study in Social Work Research on the varying rates of re-offending based on the punishment given to youths for criminal behavior.
Literature review of studies relating to various aspects of mass shooting/murder incidents in the United States and abroad.
2013 roundup of relevant data, reports, studies that can help contextualize the Washington Navy Yard shooting incident.
2014 research brief from the University of Minnesota outlining new scholarly findings about the U.S. prison systems and its consequences.
2014 selection of studies and papers on the relationship between crime and properties values. Includes research on the United States and internationally.
2013 research overview of prison rates in America and their social consequences, by Bruce Western, Harvard University, and Becky Pettit, University of Washington, Seattle.
Updated in 2014, this review of literature on the effectiveness of surveillance cameras against crime includes a 2009 meta-analysis by Northeastern and the University of Cambridge.