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SPECIAL TRACKS: Burd Track on Media & Urban Life | Urban Issues in Asia & the Pacific Rim ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: 43rd Annual Meeting CommitteesUAA Governing BoardUAA Executive Office Staff

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Thursday, April 4 • 10:55am - 12:15pm
Thursday - Dynamics of Urban Crime & Studies in Criminal Punishment

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Moderator: George Galster (Wayne State University)

  • Neighborhood Disinvestment, Abandonment and Crime Dynamics
    George Galster (Wayne State University), Erica Raleigh (Data Driven Detroit)
  • Geography of Violence in a Post-conflict Belfast
    Guilhem Marotte (Université Paris 8)
  • Keep the Family Together: A Qualitative Analysis of the Impact of Serving Jail Sentences on the Family Dynamic
    Joseph Rukus (University of Florida), Connie Shehan (University of Florida)
  • Violence Prevention and Obesity Prevention: A Shared Opportunity for Improving Communities
    Wendy Sedlak (OMG Center for Collaborative Learning)
  • Comparing the Effects of Punitive vs. Rehabilitative Measures on Prison Environment in Public and Private Prisons
    Melissa Duscha (University of North Carolina, Charlotte)

Presenters
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Melissa Duscha

University of North Carolina, Charlotte
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George Galster

Hillberry Professor of Urban Affairs, Wayne State University
justice, beauty and the world
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Guilhem Marotte

Université Paris 8
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Joseph Rukus

PhD Candidate, University of Florida
I am currently in the process of completing a PhD in criminology at the University of Florida. I also hold a Master's Degree in City and Regional Planning from Cornell University. My goal is to find ways to draw from the strengths of both disciplines to help better communities. Specifically, my research focuses on community development-based crime fighting strategies. Recent papers have addressed jail-based reentry and the impact of family... Read More →
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Wendy Sedlak

OMG Center

Co-Authors
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Connie Shehan

University of Florida
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Erica Raleigh

Data Driven Detroit

Moderators
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George Galster

Hillberry Professor of Urban Affairs, Wayne State University
justice, beauty and the world

Thursday April 4, 2013 10:55am - 12:15pm
George Smith Room (Mark Hopkins Hotel)