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Alcohol and drugs in relation to sexual offending  

Paul M.G. Emmelkamp and Fleur L. Kraanen

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Jan 2017
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Jul 2017
Substance use and criminal behaviour often go hand in hand, and sexual crimes are no exception. This essay on alcohol and drug use in relation to sexual offending aims to provide a brief ... More

Case Study: Black Cannabis Dealers in a White Welfare State Race, Politics, and Street Capital in Norway  

Sveinung Sandberg

An ethnographic study of a group of young black men dealing cannabis at a drug scene called The River in Oslo demonstrates that accumulation and use of street capital can be seen as ... More

Case Study: Immigration, Social Exclusion, and Informal Economies: Muslim Immigrants in Frankfurt  

Sandra Bucerius

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Jan 2014
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Oct 2013
Much negative public and media attention in Germany focuses on Muslim immigrants, particularly those with guest worker backgrounds. A study based on 5 years of ethnographic fieldwork with ... More

The Code of the Suburb and Drug Dealing  

Scott Jacques and Richard Wright

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Nov 2012
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Dec 2012
High rates of violence are characteristic of many urban drug markets because the individuals therein abide by a set of informal rules known as the code of the street. This code governs ... More

Community-Based Substance Use Prevention  

Abigail A. Fagan and J. David Hawkins

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article analyzes scientific evidence on the effectiveness of strategies aimed at preventing substance use within the community. It considers the potential of community-based devices ... More

Drugs  

Robert J. Maccoun and Karin D. Martin

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Aug 2011
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Sep 2012
This article sets out an analytical framework for thinking about drug use and abuse and about drug policy. It summarizes current knowledge about patterns of drug use and patterns of ... More

Drugs and Crime  

Jonathan P. Caulkins and Mark A. R. Kleiman

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Sep 2011
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Sep 2012
This article explains why various policies are or are not likely to reduce the amount of crime associated with drugs, by marrying a simple typology of the types of drug-related crime with ... More

Race and Drugs  

Jamie Fellner

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Jan 2014
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Oct 2013
Blacks are arrested on drug charges at more than three times the rate of whites and are sent to prison for drug convictions at ten times the white rate. These disparities cannot be ... More

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