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The aftermath of sex offender registration and other controls  

Kristen M. Zgoba

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Jan 2017
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Jul 2017
This essay begins with a review of public reaction to sexual offenses and the rise in social awareness that sex offenses have promoted. Statistics exploring the prevalence of sexual abuse ... More

Antisocial Behavior  

Michael Tonry and Harriet Bildsten

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2012
This article discusses antisocial behavior orders (ASBOs) in England and Wales and recent U.S. policies based on the broken windows hypothesis. The broken windows hypothesis and its policy ... More

Built Environment, Land Use, and Crime  

Kathryn Wuschke and J. Bryan Kinney

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Sep 2018
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Feb 2018
Grounded within environmental criminology, several theoretical frameworks have emphasized the important connection between land use and concentrations of urban crime. Guided by these ... More

Campus Crime  

John J. Sloan III and Bonnie S. Fisher

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Jul 2014
Although crime on college and university campuses in the United States has existed since their founding and despite available data, unanswered questions remain about the scope and nature ... More

Communities and Delinquency  

Charis E. Kubrin

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Dec 2011
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Sep 2012
The community or neighborhood in which juvenile lives constitute an important context and it influences juvenile delinquency. This article describes the role of communities in the ... More

Community and Problem-Oriented Policing  

Michael D. Reisig

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Sep 2011
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Sep 2012
This article is divided into five sections. Section I provides an overview of community and problem-oriented policing, highlighting the key of elements of the two approaches. Section II ... More

Community, Inequality, and Crime  

Graham C. Ousey and Matthew R. Lee

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Nov 2012
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Dec 2012
One of the most exciting developments in the field of criminology is the emergence of studies that seek to explain variation in crime rates across aggregate social communities. These ... More

Community-Based Organizations and Crime Prevention  

Tim Goddard and Andrea Headley

Community-based organizations have proliferated throughout Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Undergirded by the neoliberal privatization of turning social ... More

Community-Level Influences on Crime and Offending  

Steven F. Messner and Gregory M. Zimmerman

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article discusses community-level influences on offending and crime. It shows how the general ecological model can help understand the spatial distributions of patterns of urban ... More

Comprehensive Community Partnerships for Preventing Crime  

Dennis P. Rosenbaum and Amie M. Schuck

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article studies comprehensive community initiatives to prevent violence, crime, and drug abuse. It focuses on the role of partnerships or coalitions as the main tool for imagining, ... More

Crime Concentrations: Hot Dots, Hotspots, and Hot Flushes  

Dainis Ignatans and Ken Pease

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Sep 2018
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Feb 2018
This chapter begins by sketching out where the practice of policing may be heading, and what we need to do differently, so as to arrive at a roughly envisioned future ethically and in good ... More

Crime Concentrations at Places  

Cody W. Telep and David Weisburd

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Sep 2018
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Feb 2018
Every research enterprise takes place in a context, political, economic, and technological context. So it is with policing research. This chapter begins by sketching out where the practice ... More

Crime during and after Military Service  

Clive Emsley

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Aug 2014
Until recently, there has been little serious research into the scale and nature of offending by military personnel during and after their service and virtually none into the history of ... More

Crime News and the Press  

John Carter Wood

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May 2016
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Jul 2016
This essay examines crime news between the late eighteenth and mid-twentieth centuries, focusing on the newspaper press in Great Britain. It lays out trends in crime and media ... More

Crime Places and Place Management  

Tamara D. Madensen and John E. Eck

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Nov 2012
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Dec 2012
When asked whether they can predict where crime will occur, most police officers say no. However, most police officers can identify a particular neighborhood where one can possibly be ... More

Crime Policy and Welfare Policy  

Carina Gallo and Mimi E. Kim

This essay provides a synthesis of criminological and social welfare theoretical frameworks, along with empirical data illuminating the links between crime policy and welfare policy. It ... More

Does Crime Impact Real Estate Prices?: An Assessment of Accessibility and Location  

Vania Ceccato and Mats Wilhelmsson

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Sep 2018
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Feb 2018
This chapter examines the impact of crime and accessibility on housing prices. In particular, it assesses the effect of residential burglary on apartment prices in Stockholm, building on ... More

An Emergent Situational and Transactional Theory of Urban Youth Violence  

Deanna L. Wilkinson

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Dec 2011
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Sep 2012
Youth violence is a public health problem that compromises the healthy development of youth and communities. This article makes an attempt to develop a theoretical model of the situational ... More

Gated Communities and Crime in the United States  

Nicholas Branic and Charis E. Kubrin

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Sep 2018
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Feb 2018
The rapid expansion and growing pervasiveness of gated communities across the United States in recent decades has made it essential for researchers to consider the implications of this ... More

Geography of Crime: Urban and Rural Environments  

Catherine Denys

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May 2016
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Jul 2016
The historical transformation in the distribution of crime between towns and rural areas in the Western world between 1750 and 1950 remains a complex and debated issue. The few comparative ... More

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