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Evolutionary Theory and Criminology  

Anthony Walsh and Cody Jorgensen

Print publication date:
Apr 2018
Online publication date:
Mar 2018
Evolutionary criminology is part of a broader biosocial approach to criminology. The evolutionary perspective can help organize the hodgepodge of extant, and often contradictory, ... More

“Laying Hands” and Learning to Touch and Grab in the Police Academy  

Brian Lande

Online publication date:
Oct 2019
Research on the formation of police officers generally focuses on the beliefs, accounts, and categories that recruits must master. Becoming a police officer, however, is not simply a matter ... More

Poverty and Crime  

Patrick Sharkey, Max Besbris, and Michael Friedson

Print publication date:
May 2016
Online publication date:
Apr 2017
This article examines theory and evidence on the association between poverty and crime at both the individual and community levels. It begins with a review of the literature on individual- ... More