Department of Sociology

Dr. David Kirk on NPR "Hidden Brain"

Wed, July 9, 2014

Dr. David Kirk speaks on NPR "Hidden Brain" about how some parole requirements could be increasing crime rate.

"[I]f people move home, it increases their likelihood of recidivism. In a number of states like Texas, policies are set up to return people, basically, to the areas where they resided prior to incarceration. And that's, in essence, a recipe for disaster."

Listen to the full podcast or read the transcipt here.

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