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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


When Prisoners Come Home: Parole and Prisoner Reentry

Joan Petersilia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195160864
eISBN:
9780199943395
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160864.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Every year, hundreds of thousands of jailed Americans leave prison and return to society. Largely uneducated, unskilled, often without family support, and with the stigma of a prison record hanging ... More


Revolving Door Justice: Inmate Release and Recidivism

Joan Petersilia

in When Prisoners Come Home: Parole and Prisoner Reentry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195160864
eISBN:
9780199943395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160864.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter presents data on the number of parolees recidivating, as well as on the contribution that parolees make to the overall level of crime in a community. It also identifies the demographic ... More


Political Attitudes, Voting, and Criminal Behavior

Jeff Manza and Christopher Uggen

in Locked Out: Felon Disenfranchisement and American Democracy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195149326
eISBN:
9780199943975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149326.003.0032
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Researchers have turned their attention to prisoner reentry and reintegration as more and more people are released from prison and placed back into their communities each year. This scholarship ... 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


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


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


Evaluation of the Treatment Program

Mo Yee Lee, John Sebold, and Adriana Uken

in Solution-Focused Treatment of Domestic Violence Offenders: Accountability for Change

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195146776
eISBN:
9780199864805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146776.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This chapter describes the outcome study of the program, which was a one-group pre- and post-test design with a six-month follow-up to evaluate the effectiveness of a solution-focused group treatment ... More


Criminals and Victims

W. David Allen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762526
eISBN:
9780804777599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762526.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book presents an economic analysis of decisions made by criminals and victims of crime before, during, and after a crime or victimization occurs. Its main purpose is to illustrate how the ... More


Crime and Incarceration in the United States

Alfred Blumstein

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/9780195384642.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter describes rates of crime and incarceration levels in the United States. It also provides key factors that have influenced these rates over time (e.g., availability of crack cocaine; ... More


A Short History of Corrections: The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of Rehabilitation Through Treatment

Clive R. Hollin

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/9780195384642.003.0026
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter discusses the rise and fall of differing penal orientations (punitive; rehabilitative) over time, and how these have been influenced by prevailing theories on causes of crime. It begins ... More


Reducing Recidivism and Violence Among Offending Youth

Barbara A. Oudekerk and N. Dickon Reppucci

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/9780195384642.003.0057
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter argues that, unlike service-based approaches, punishment-only-based approaches do not reduce violent recidivism for young people. Although there is some evidence that ... More


Extending Rehabilitative Principles to Violent Sexual Offenders

Judith V. Becker and Jill D. Stinson

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/9780195384642.003.0061
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Sex offenders in correctional or other forensic residential settings present a number of challenges for those responsible for treating and assessing their risk to the community. This chapter argues ... More


Extending Violence Reduction Principles to Justice-Involved Persons With Mental Illness

John Monahan and Henry J. Steadman

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/9780195384642.003.0063
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter examines whether—and, if so, how—principles of violence risk reduction can be extended to justice-involved persons who have a serious mental illness. It focuses on interventions that ... More


Civil Commitment of Sex Offenders

Charles Patrick Ewing

in Justice Perverted: Sex Offense Law, Psychology, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732678
eISBN:
9780199894550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732678.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter deals with sexually violent predator (SVP) laws. It begins by looking at the historical roots of these laws, which lie in what were once known as “sexual psychopath” laws—long-abandoned ... More


Sex Offender Registration, Notification, and Restriction Laws

Charles Patrick Ewing

in Justice Perverted: Sex Offense Law, Psychology, and Public Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199732678
eISBN:
9780199894550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732678.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter examines sex offender registration, notification, and restriction laws. It begins by looking at the historical roots of these laws—now long-defunct efforts by a number of states to ... More


The Problem of Enhancements for Prior or Multiple Current Convictions

Richard S. Frase

in Just Sentencing: Principles and Procedures for a Workable System

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199757862
eISBN:
9780199979547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757862.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines one of the most difficult and important problems of sentencing theory and practice—sentencing enhancements based on prior or multiple current convictions. It first refutes ... More


The Pathology of Cartels: Addressing Issues of Agency and Responsibility

Christopher Harding and Julian Joshua

in Regulating Cartels in Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199551484
eISBN:
9780191594977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551484.003.0010
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Competition Law

This chapter takes a criminological approach to the phenomenon of business cartels, by posing questions about the nature of cartel delinquency, probing the perceived elements of wrongdoing and damage ... More


Going Back

Marieke Liem

in After Life Imprisonment: Reentry in the Era of Mass Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479806928
eISBN:
9781479860746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479806928.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter nine arrives at the question who was able to stay out of prison after re-entry, and who was not. It first discusses the strategies these lifers employed to navigate the conditions of parole. ... More


Values, Political Action, and Change in the Middle East and the Arab Spring

Mansoor Moaddel and Michele J. Gelfand (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190269098
eISBN:
9780190633929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190269098.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The central theme of this volume is change; its causes, consequences, and processes. The authors use diverse frameworks to analyze nationally representative sample data from Middle Eastern and North ... More


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