Journals Higher Education



Published: 18 June 2020

240 Pages


ISBN: 9780190841232

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Prisoner Reentry and Residential Change after Hurricane Katrina

David S. Kirk

  • Uses the displacement from Hurricane Katrina as a natural experiment to present much more conclusive evidence about the relationship between where people live and their behavior, particularly crime
  • Describes how the findings highlighted in the book were used to develop a real-world solution to recidivism, a housing mobility program for former prisoners