You are looking at  1-6 of 6 articles  for:

  • Criminal Justice x
Clear All

View:

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

Homicides in Latin America and the Caribbean  

Alberto Concha-Eastman, Edgar Muñoz, and Mateus Rennó-Santos

Online publication date:
Jul 2020
Despite improvements in the socioeconomic conditions of Latin American, the homicide rates in the region have not declined as expected. Data from World Health Organization and the United ... More

Illicit Drugs and Organized Crime in Latin America: New Scholarship and the Future of Alternative Policies  

Angélica Durán-Martínez

Online publication date:
Jul 2020
Illicit drugs have long affected public security, social relations, and politics in Latin America. Until recently, the analysis of illicit drugs primarily focused on Colombia and, to some ... More

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

Brian Lande

Print publication date:
Nov 2020
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

Sociology of Fear of Crime in Latin America  

Gabriel Kessler and Alejandra Otamendi

Online publication date:
Jul 2020
Independently of the varying national homicide indexes, the fear of crime affects all socio-political dimensions across Latin American countries and influences the agendas of political ... More

View: