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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


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