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Policing Problem Places: Crime Hot Spots and Effective Prevention

Anthony A. Braga and David L. Weisburd

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195341966
eISBN:
9780199866847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341966.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In this book, Anthony A. Braga and David L. Weisburd make the case that hot spots policing is an effective approach to crime prevention that should be engaged by police departments in the United ... More


Truancy Prevention and Intervention: A Practical Guide

Lynn Bye, Michelle E. Alvarez, Janet Haynes, and Cindy E. Sweigart

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398496
eISBN:
9780199777402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398496.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Research has shown that truancy is frequently associated with juvenile crime and dropping out of school altogether. With the high dropout rate in the U.S. and the No Child Left Behind Act holding ... More


Joined-Up Government

Vernon Bogdanor (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263334
eISBN:
9780191734564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263334.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Drawing together work presented at a conference held at the British Academy, this book provides a broad overview of one of the most significant aspects of modern government. Joined-up government is a ... More


Making Public Places Safer: Surveillance and Crime Prevention

Brandon C. Welsh and David P. Farrington

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195326215
eISBN:
9780199943999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326215.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The United Kingdom has more than 4.2 million public closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras—one for every fourteen citizens. Across the United States, hundreds of video-surveillance systems are ... More


The Philosophy of Criminal Law: Selected Essays

Douglas Husak

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199585038
eISBN:
9780191723476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585038.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

Husak reprints 15 of his earlier essays in the philosophy of criminal law (and add two previously unpublished pieces) collected from philosophy journals, law reviews, and book chapters. These ... More


Childhood Victimization: Violence, Crime, and Abuse in the Lives of Young People

David Finkelhor

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195342857
eISBN:
9780199863631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342857.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This book presents a vision of childhood victimization, one that unifies the conventional subdivisions like child molestation, child abuse, street crime, bullying, and exposure to community violence. ... More


Conclusions

Patricia Owens

in Between War and Politics: International Relations and the Thought of Hannah Arendt

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199299362
eISBN:
9780191715051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299362.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Arendt's apparent exclusion of violence from politics — her definitionally-enforced distinction — actually linked politics and war together in a historically and conceptually rich relationship. She ... More


Complementarity in the Rome Statute and National Criminal Jurisdictions

Jann K. Kleffner

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199238453
eISBN:
9780191716744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238453.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The book examines the principle of complementarity in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court and the implications of that principle for the suppression of genocide, crimes against ... More


Economic Organizations and Corporate Governance in Japan

Curtis J. Milhaupt and Mark D. West

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199272112
eISBN:
9780191601316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199272115.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Using an institutional and empirical approach, this book analyses the role of formal rules (law and regulations) and informal rules (norms, practices, and shared beliefs) in the Japanese economy. ... More


Police and Community in Chicago: A Tale of Three Cities

Wesley G. Skogan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195154580
eISBN:
9780199944033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154580.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Highly popular with both the public and political leaders, community policing is the most important development in law enforcement in the last twenty-five years. But does it really work? Can police ... More


Policing Delhi: Urbanization, Crime, and Law Enforcement

Om Prakash Mishra

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075950
eISBN:
9780199080892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075950.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Set against the backdrop of the capital’s history, culture, and socio-political scenario, this is a full-length study of the connection between rapid urbanization, rising crime, and law enforcement ... More


Justice and Reconciliation: The Rule of Law in Post-Conflict Territories

Simon Chesterman

in You, The People: The United Nations, Transitional Administration, and State-Building

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199263486
eISBN:
9780191600999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263485.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

How can faith in local institutions — most importantly the rule of law — be supported? In many situations, the very laws to be enforced will themselves be controversial, as Serb laws were in ... More


The Japanese Mafia: Yakuza, Law, and the State

Peter B. E. Hill

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199257522
eISBN:
9780191601026
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257523.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book has three main objectives. Firstly, it examines Japan's organized crime syndicates (most commonly known as yakuza or bɵryokudan) with reference to the best available theoretical analyses of ... More


Crime and Politics: Big Government's Erratic Campaign for Law and Order

Ted Gest

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195103434
eISBN:
9780199833887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195103432.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The crime rate in the US has exploded since 1960. Despite decreases in recent years, reported violence in 2001 exceeded the levels of the late 1970s. Government at all levels has tried to address the ... More


The “Get‐Tough” 1980s

Ted Gest

in Crime and Politics: Big Government's Erratic Campaign for Law and Order

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195103434
eISBN:
9780199833887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195103432.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

By 1980, the violence rate had reached its highest level in memory, including a modern record of more than 23,000 homicides. The victor in the presidential race that year, Ronald Reagan, was ... More


Not Getting Them Young

Ted Gest

in Crime and Politics: Big Government's Erratic Campaign for Law and Order

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195103434
eISBN:
9780199833887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195103432.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Violent crime is committed disproportionately by young men, but government never has conducted a coherent, aggressive campaign against serious juvenile delinquency. The fragmentation has been evident ... More


Mafias on the Move: How Organized Crime Conquers New Territories

Federico Varese

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691128559
eISBN:
9781400836727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691128559.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Organized crime is spreading like a global virus as mobs take advantage of open borders to establish local franchises at will. That at least is the fear, inspired by stories of Russian mobsters in ... More


The Challenge of Affluence

Avner Offer

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199216628
eISBN:
9780191696015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216628.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

Since the 1940s Americans and Britons have come to enjoy an era of rising material abundance. Yet this has been accompanied by a range of social and personal disorders, including family breakdown, ... More


The Russian Mafia: Private Protection in a New Market Economy

Federico Varese

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198297369
eISBN:
9780191600272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829736X.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This book researches the question of what the Russian Mafia is, and challenges widely held views of its nature. It charts the emergence of the Russian Mafia in the context of the transition to the ... More


Law in an Era of “Smart” Technology

Susan W. Brenner

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195333480
eISBN:
9780199855353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333480.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

In this book, Susan Brenner analyzes the complex and evolving interactions between law and technology and provides a thorough and detailed account of the law in technology at the beginning of the ... More


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