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The Antisocial Brain

Nikolas Rose and Joelle M. Abi-Rached

in Neuro: The New Brain Sciences and the Management of the Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149608
eISBN:
9781400846337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149608.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

This chapter examines the arguments that claim that human antisocial behavior—notably impulsivity, aggression, and related forms of criminal conduct—have neurobiological roots. While neurobiological ... More


Proving the Unprovable: The Role of Law, Science, and Speculation in Adjudicating Culpability and Dangerousness

Christopher Slobogin

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195189957
eISBN:
9780199893980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189957.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Culpability and dangerousness are the two central issues raised by any sensible societal attempt to deal with antisocial behavior. For the past century, mental health professionals have been heavily ... More


The Book as Go-Between: Domestic Servants and Forced Reading

Leah Price

in How to Do Things with Books in Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691114170
eISBN:
9781400842186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691114170.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter assesses why secular fiction devoted so much space to jokes about tract distributing. Where tracts imitate the formal conventions of the same novels with which they competed, ... More


Family Factors

David P. Farrington and Brandon C. Welsh

in Saving Children from a Life of Crime: Early Risk Factors and Effective Interventions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195304091
eISBN:
9780199944071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304091.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter evaluates the importance of family factors as predictors of offending. The findings reveal that strongest predictor is usually criminal or antisocial parents while other quite strong and ... More


The Influence of Family Context on the Development and Persistence of Antisocial Behavior

Linda S. Pagani

in The Development of Persistent Criminality

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195310313
eISBN:
9780199871384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310313.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the links between family influences and the development and persistence of antisocial behavior. Bearing a strong preference for longitudinal designs, it synthesizes the ... More


Facts, fictions and the future of neuroethics

Michael S. Gazzaniga

in Neuroethics: Defining the issues in theory, practice, and policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198567219
eISBN:
9780191724084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567219.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter argues that cognitive neuroscience has three main issues with respect to the current field of neuroethics. First, cognitive neuroscience can help with some current ethical dilemmas such ... More


The Hoods: Crime and Punishment in Belfast

Heather Hamill

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780691180687
eISBN:
9781400836734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180687.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

A distinctive feature of the conflict in Northern Ireland over the past forty years has been the way Catholic and Protestant paramilitaries have policed their own communities. This has mainly ... More


Treatment Foster Care

Patricia Chamberlain

in Community Treatment for Youth: Evidence-Based Interventions for Severe Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195134575
eISBN:
9780199864065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134575.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

Treatment foster care (TFC) is a family-based alternative to residential, institutional, and group care for children and adolescents displaying significant behavioral, emotional, and mental health ... More


Antisocial Media: Anxious Labor in the Digital Economy

Greg Goldberg

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479829989
eISBN:
9781479898046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829989.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book addresses popular and academic concerns that the institution of work is being irreparably damaged by digital/media technologies. The book considers three specific concerns (each in a ... More


Behavioral Genetics: The Science of Antisocial Behavior

Laura A. Baker, Serena Bezdjian, and Adrian Raine

in The Impact of Behavioral Sciences on Criminal Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195340525
eISBN:
9780199867219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340525.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses the methodologies and results of behavioral genetics studies, focusing on traits such as antisocial behavior, aggression, and behaviors associated with criminal conduct. It ... More


Delinquency, Development, and Social Policy

David E. Brandt, Ph.D

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108941
eISBN:
9780300127775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108941.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book examines the legal, psychological, and cultural issues relevant to understanding antisocial behavior in adolescence. Based on personal research and a broad analysis of recent work in the ... More


July 2008: Speaking Up for Children

Kenneth McK Norrie

in Professor Norrie's Commentaries on Family Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861193
eISBN:
9781474406246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861193.003.0037
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child requires state parties to submit a report every five years on how they are fulfilling their obligations, and the UK Children's Commissioners jointly ... More


Toward a Rhetoric of Insult

Thomas Conley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226114774
eISBN:
9780226114798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226114798.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

From high school cafeterias to the floor of Congress, insult is a truly universal and ubiquitous cultural practice with a long and earthy history, and yet this most human of human behaviors is not ... More


The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Electronic Media

Muniba Saleem and Craig A. Anderson

in Using Social Science to Reduce Violent Offending

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195384642
eISBN:
9780199914609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384642.003.0033
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter discusses the importance of studying aggression and violence through a risk and protective factor approach; clarifies some common misunderstandings regarding media violence studies; ... More


Who Are “Youth-at-Risk”?

Francis Wing-lin Lee

in Nurturing Pillars of Society: Understanding and Working with the Young Generation in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028801
eISBN:
9789882207226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028801.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The phrase “youth-at-risk” refer to those who are affiliated with street gangs; those who are drop outs or may drop out from school; and those who abuse substances, are engaged in casual sex, and ... More


Violence and Crime Prevention through Environmental Design

Tod Schneider

in Safe and Healthy School Environments

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195179477
eISBN:
9780199864638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179477.003.0019
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses violence and crime prevention in schools. Environmental changes can help protect schools from violence, crime, and other antisocial behavior. First-generation Crime Prevention ... More


Beasts and Angels

Stephen R. L. Clark

in A Parliament of Souls: Limits and Renewals 2

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198242369
eISBN:
9780191680458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198242369.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter discusses the experience of moral struggle. The concept of the ‘beast within’ is used in the chapter, and is considered not necessarily antisocial. For example, whenever crowds behave ... More


Developmental Origins of Aggression: From Social Learning to Epigenetics

Richard E. Tremblay

in The Future of Criminology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199917938
eISBN:
9780199950430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917938.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explains that in the course of executing the Montreal Longitudinal-Experimental Study, the author became convinced that some of the developmental origins of antisocial behavior were ... More


Biology of Crime: Past, Present, and Future Perspectives

Adrian Raine and Jill Portnoy

in The Future of Criminology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199917938
eISBN:
9780199950430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917938.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on biomarkers for conduct disorder, antisocial behavior, and delinquency, with a special emphasis on low resting heart rate. This factor has been extensively replicated in ... More


Time trends in young people's emotional and behavioural problems, 1975–2005

Stephan Collishaw

in Changing Adolescence: Social Trends and Mental Health

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9781447301042
eISBN:
9781447307242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447301042.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Are young people in the mid 2000s more depressed or anxious than they used to be? Do they have higher levels of conduct problems? Focusing particularly on the mid-adolescent period, this chapter ... More


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