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Case Study: Black Homicide Victimization in Toronto, Ontario, Canada  

Sara K. Thompson

Most criminological theory and research on the black homicide victimization is grounded in the American context, which raises important generalizability issues given the exceptional level ... More

Crime Trends  

Eric Baumer

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Sep 2011
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Sep 2012
This article discusses key methodological issues that are germane to understanding some of the parameters for developing a sound knowledge base on temporal crime patterns. It then surveys ... More

Ethnicity, Crime, and Immigration in the United States Crimes By and Against Immigrants  

Jacob Stowell and Stephanie DiPietro

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Jan 2014
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Oct 2013
Despite a substantial increase in scholarly attention to immigration and crime at both individual and aggregate levels, important gaps in knowledge remain. Much work has focused on the ... More

Exploring the methods behind sexual violence estimates: The Composition and Findings from National and International Surveys  

Bonnie S. Fisher and Heidi L. Scherer

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Jan 2017
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Jul 2017
This essay documents the innovations that have been made to improve measuring the scope and dimensions of sexual violence over the last four decades. How sexual violence has been defined ... More

Heterogeneity in Delinquency  

Alex R. Piquero and Douglas B. Weiss

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Dec 2011
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Sep 2012
This article gives an overview of the heterogeneity observed in delinquency and criminal careers. It begins with a discussion of the classic age–crime relationship, which has formed the ... More

Immigrants and Their Children: Evidence on Generational Differences in Crime  

Luca Berardi and Sandra Bucerius

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Jan 2014
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Oct 2013
The literature on generational differences in crime and victimization in the United States and Western Europe reveals striking variations in patterns within and across racial and ethnic ... More

Juvenile Delinquents and Juvenile Justice Clientele: Trends and Patterns in Crime and Justice System Response  

Howard N. Snyder

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Dec 2011
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Sep 2012
This article presents an empirically based profile of the law violating behavior of youth and the juvenile justice system's response to such behaviors over the last generation. It begins ... More

Latino/Hispanic Immigration and Crime  

Ramiro Martinez and Kimberly Mehlman-Orozco

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Jan 2014
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Oct 2013
Recent population changes, public anxieties, and political concerns about foreign-born newcomers have brought studies of immigration and crime to the forefront of criminological theory, ... More

Once Bitten, Twice Shy: Repeat Victimization and its Prevention  

Louise Grove and Graham Farrell

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article introduces the concept of repeat victimization, which is defined as the repeated criminal victimization of a person, business, place, vehicle, household, etc. Four decades ... More

Racial and Ethnic Patterns in Criminality and Victimization  

Toya Like-Haislip

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Jan 2014
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Oct 2013
Despite the serious policy implications of research on the influence of race and ethnicity on crime, definitions and measurements of these constructs vary across the major sources of crime ... More

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