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Not Just Deserts: A Republican Theory of Criminal Justice

John Braithwaite and Philip Pettit

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240563
eISBN:
9780191680205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240563.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book offers a new approach to sentencing and punishment. It inaugurates a radical shift in the research agenda of criminology. The authors attack currently fashionable retributivist theories of ... More


The Perils of Federalism: Race, Poverty, and the Politics of Crime Control

Lisa L. Miller

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195331684
eISBN:
9780199867967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331684.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book compares interest group participation in the development of crime and justice policy across the local, state and national levels of government and has three main contributions to law, ... More


The Development of Persistent Criminality

Joanne Savage (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195310313
eISBN:
9780199871384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310313.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This volume addresses one of the most pressing problems of modern criminology: Why do some individuals become chronic, persistent offenders? Chronic offenders are responsible for the majority of ... More


Understanding Persistent Offending: Linking Developmental Psychology with Research on the Criminal Career

Joanne Savage

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/9780195310313.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

In recent years we have come to know that a small percentage of individuals commit about half of all the crime that occurs. This finding has inspired a significant amount of work in the area of ... More


Convict Criminology: Inside and Out

Rod Earle

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323648
eISBN:
9781447323662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323648.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Convict criminology is the study of criminology by those who have first-hand experience of imprisonment. This is the first single-authored account of this unusual perspective. It begins with an ... More


American Juvenile Justice

Franklin E. Zimring

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195181166
eISBN:
9780199943302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181166.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This volume discusses criminology and policy analysis of adolescence. The focus is on the principles and policy of a separate and distinct system of juvenile justice. The book opens with an ... More


Prisons and the Problem of Order

Richard Sparks, Anthony Bottoms, and Will Hay

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258186
eISBN:
9780191681813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258186.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book presents a substantial revolution on the character of confined social life. Drawing upon extensive fieldwork in two contrasting English maximum security prisons, the authors systematically ... More


Indigenous Criminology

Chris Cunneen and Juan Tauri

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447321750
eISBN:
9781447321774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447321750.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Indigenous Criminology is the first book to explore a distinctly Indigenous approach to criminology. It is based on comparative research across the settler colonial states of Aotearoa New Zealand, ... More


Domestic Fortress: Fear and the New Home Front

Rowland Atkinson and Sarah Blandy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784995300
eISBN:
9781526121035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995300.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Domestic Fortress offers a critical analysis of the contemporary home and its close relationship to fear and security. It considers the important connection between the private home, political life ... More


Black Police Associations: An Analysis of Race and Ethnicity within Constabularies

Simon Holdaway

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199573448
eISBN:
9780191702105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573448.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book analyses the new phenomenon of Black Police Associations (BPAs) established in the majority of constabularies in England and Wales. The author takes a sociological and theoretical approach ... More


From Juvenile Delinquency to Adult Crime: Criminal Careers, Justice Policy and Prevention

Rolf Loeber and David P. Farrington (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199828166
eISBN:
9780199951208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199828166.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Why do many juveniles stop offending when they grow up? Why are juvenile delinquents dealt with differently in the courts than adult criminals, and should young adults be dealt with differently than ... More


The Implications of Family Poverty for a Pattern of Persistent Offending

Carter Hay and Walter Forrest

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/9780195310313.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The effect of family poverty on individual involvement in crime has long been an important issue in criminological research. A limitation in much of this research involves the tendency of examining ... More


Strain, Social Support, and Persistent Criminality

Stephanie Ellis and Joanne Savage

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/9780195310313.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the role of adolescent strain and social support in the etiology of persistent offending. After reviewing the literature on persistent criminality, strain theory, and social ... More


Developmental Trajectories, Stressful Life Events, and Delinquency *

Timothy O. Ireland, Craig J. Rivera, and John P. Hoffmann

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/9780195310313.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chronic offenders have been a focal concern in criminology since Wolfgang et al. (1972) found that a small proportion of offenders account for a disproportionate amount of crime. Life-course ... More


Making Sense of Penal Change

Tom Daems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199559787
eISBN:
9780191701771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559787.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book reviews the burgeoning literature on contemporary punishment and penal change, concentrating on the work of David Garland, John Pratt, Hans Boutellier and Loïc Wacquant. The author argues ... More


Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Persistent Female Offending: A Review of Theory and Research

Asha Goldweber, Lisa M. Broidy, and Elizabeth Cauffman

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/9780195310313.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reviews evidence documenting a persistent female offender group and their characteristics. Though small, this group has some defining characteristics. Overall, the evidence shows that ... More


Foster Care Youth: Aging Out of Care to Criminal Activities

Mary Ann Davis

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/9780195310313.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

A small portion of youth, approximately 20,000 per year, reach the age of majority while in foster care. This chapter explores the issues affecting criminal persistence in this vulnerable population. ... More


Educational Achievement among Incarcerated Youth: Post-Release Schooling, Employment, and Crime Desistance

Thomas G. Blomberg, William D. Bales, and Courtney A. Waid

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/9780195310313.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Prior research has shown a positive relationship between education, employment, and crime desistance for the general adolescent population. Notably absent from the prior literature have been studies ... More


Methodological Issues in the Study of Persistence in Offending

Alex R. Piquero

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/9780195310313.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter seeks to provide an overview of the knowledge base regarding persistence in criminal careers. In doing so, the chapter provides an overview of the definitional issues associated with ... More


Reconsidering Gottfredson and Hirschi's General Theory of Crime: Linking the Micro- and Macro-Level Sources of Self-Control and Criminal Behavior over the Life Course

Travis C. Pratt

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/9780195310313.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Since its arrival on the criminological scene, an impressive roster of studies has emerged supporting Gottfredson and Hirschi's (1990) core theoretical proposition—that criminal behavior is caused by ... More


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