The Link Between Routine Activities and Offending in Different Community Contexts

Julie Horney, University of Nebraska at Omaha

ABSTRACT
This paper explores the link between a wide range of routine leisure activities and involvement in violence through the analysis of monthly patterns of behavior for a sample of 717 incarcerated male offenders. Patterns are compared across rural and urban contexts and for neighborhoods with varying degrees of safety.

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