The Misleading Math of ‘Recidivism’…


Date: January 12, 2015

…The Misleading Math of ‘Recidivism’…

“The way New York corrections officials extracted good news from not-so-good news illustrates the fact that recidivism, though constantly discussed, can be widely interpreted — and misinterpreted. Below, a few reasons why.”

One thing you have to keep in mind…is that when it comes to this sort of social issue, “cooking the numbers” tends to be the norm…Because what they want, is to sell an idea which fits their own agenda.

This is an interesting read.

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