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CONTAMINATED PLOTS, VICIOUS CIRCLES

Dan P. McAdams

in The Redemptive Self: Stories Americans Live By

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176933
eISBN:
9780199786787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176933.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter considers the life stories of American adults who score low on psychological tests measuring generativity. Research suggests that less generative adults tend to construct life stories ... 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


Criminal Lives: Family Life, Employment, and Offending

Barry S. Godfrey, David J. Cox, and Stephen Farrall

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199217205
eISBN:
9780191696046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217205.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book uses historical data to directly address modern criminological debates. There is currently a huge growth of interest in histories of crime, and intellectual conversations and connections ... 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


Sanction Threats and Desistance from Criminality

KiDeuk Kim

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/9780195310313.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Punishment has long been seen as a social institution which is first and last a matter of morality and social solidarity (Garland, 1990). In exploring how an individual develops criminality over ... More


A Dynamic Developmental Systems Approach to Understanding Offending in Early Adulthood

Deborah M. Capaldi and Margit Wiesner

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/9780195310313.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter begins by reviewing the current theory regarding developmental models of crime and delinquency, and issues of persistence and desistance from adolescence into the early adult period. We ... More


Introduction

Rolf Loeber and David P. Farrington

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199828166
eISBN:
9780199951208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199828166.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter intrudes the key elements of this volume. This volume focuses on the age period between mid adolescence and early adulthood (roughly ages 15-29) and it addresses what we know about ... More


Explanations for Offending

Terence P. Thornberry, Peggy C. Giordano, Christopher Uggen, Mauri Matsuda, Ann S. Masten, Erik Bulten, and Andrea G. Donker

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199828166
eISBN:
9780199951208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199828166.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses the current theoretical models that have been developed to explain criminal offending during the transition years between adolescence and adulthood. The chapter first ... More


Introduction

Catherine A Appleton

in Life after Life Imprisonment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199582716
eISBN:
9780191702341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582716.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book explores ‘life after life imprisonment’ for the first cohort of discretionary life-sentenced prisoners who were released into the community following these significant changes to the life ... More


Pushing Back the Frontiers of Knowledge on Desistance from Crime

Lila Kazemian

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/9780199917938.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter summarizes current knowledge about desistance, the study of which has moved from event to process analyses based on a combination of social and cognitive factors. It argues that future ... More


After Life Imprisonment: Reentry in the Era of Mass Incarceration

Marieke Liem

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479806928
eISBN:
9781479860746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806928.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Today, one out of every nine prisoners is serving a life sentence. Even though a proportion is serving a sentence of life without parole, the majority of lifers will at one point be released to ... More


Dream Denied: Incarceration, Recidivism, and Young Minority Men in America

Michaela Soyer

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520290440
eISBN:
9780520964617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290440.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

A Dream Denied: Incarceration, Recidivism, and Young Minority Men in America shows how the narrative of American dream shapes the offending trajectories of twenty-three young Latino and African ... More


Moving on from Crime and Substance Use: Transforming Identities

Anne Robinson and Paula Hamilton (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447324676
eISBN:
9781447324690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324676.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Desistance is one of the big news stories of the criminological world. Research suggests that, as ‘offenders’ turn their backs on crime, they often change their identities as well as their behaviour. ... More


Caught Up: Girls, Surveillance, and Wraparound Incarceration

Jerry Flores

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520284876
eISBN:
9780520960541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284876.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Caught Up follows the lives of 50 Latina girls in “El Valle” Juvenile Detention Center and “Legacy” community school located 40 miles outside of Los Angeles, CA. Their path through these two ... More


Evidence-Based Skills in Criminal Justice: International Research on Supporting Rehabilitation and Desistance

Pamela Ugwudike, Peter Raynor, and Jill Annison (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447332961
eISBN:
9781447333005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332961.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This book explores how evidence-based skills and practices can reduce re-offending, support desistance, and encourage service user engagement during supervision in criminal justice settings; and how ... More


Some Future Trajectories for Life Course Criminology

D. Wayne Osgood

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/9780199917938.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on life course criminology, and particularly the relationship between crime and age as expressed in the age-crime curve. It considers within-individual differences such as ... More


The context: women as lawbreakers

Loraine Gelsthorpe and Serena Wright

in Women and Criminal Justice: From the Corston Report to Transforming Rehabilitation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447319306
eISBN:
9781447319320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319306.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter reviews the profile of female law-breakers, what is known about these women, and what is known about their offending, and their pathways of persistence and desistance. This chapter ... More


‘Serious therapy’ for serious female offenders: the democratic therapeutic community at HMP Send

Alisa Stevens

in Women and Criminal Justice: From the Corston Report to Transforming Rehabilitation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447319306
eISBN:
9781447319320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319306.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

For the minority of female prisoners who are serving long sentences for serious offences, HMP Send provides an important, if underappreciated, treatment facility: the democratic therapeutic community ... More


Community sentences and desistance from crime

David Faulkner and Ros Burnett

in Where Next For Criminal Justice?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428929
eISBN:
9781447305569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428929.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter focuses on community-based sentences and interventions, and on individual change processes, from offending to desistance and reintegration in society. Supervision of offenders in the ... More


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