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Methods and Measures in Testing a General Theory of Crime

Michael Gottfredson and Travis Hirschi

in Modern Control Theory and the Limits of Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190069797
eISBN:
9780190069834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190069797.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Gerontology and Ageing

Self control is a consistent, robust, and substantial cause of crime, and the foundational facts and other dimensions of the self-control theory of crime have found remarkable support in behavioral ... More


Modern Control Theory and the Limits of Criminal Justice

Michael Gottfredson and Travis Hirschi

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190069797
eISBN:
9780190069834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190069797.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Gerontology and Ageing

Modern Control Theory and the Limits of Criminal Justice updates and extends the authors’ classic general theory of crime (sometimes referred to as “self-control theory”). In Part I, contemporary ... More


Self-Control Theory and Crime

Michael Gottfredson and Travis Hirschi

in Modern Control Theory and the Limits of Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190069797
eISBN:
9780190069834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190069797.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter provides an overview of the self-control theory of crime and delinquency, including a critical review of research literature bearing on the validity of the theory. It discusses research ... More


Moving Control Theory Forward: Developing Control Theory and Creating Advantages Throughout Life

Michael Gottfredson and Travis Hirschi

in Modern Control Theory and the Limits of Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190069797
eISBN:
9780190069834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190069797.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Gerontology and Ageing

Research on self control from several disciplines demonstrates that relatively high levels of self control, emerging from childhood, create considerable personal advantages that accumulate throughout ... More


Policing and Situational Crime Prevention

Gottfredson &

in Modern Control Theory and the Limits of Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190069797
eISBN:
9780190069834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190069797.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Gerontology and Ageing

Control theory doubts a significant effect for criminal sanctions, including policing and imprisonment, on the crime rate. Contemporary research supports that view, especially with respect to ... More


Prisons, Deterrence, and Incapacitation: A View from a Prevention Perspective

Michael Gottfredson and Travis Hirschi

in Modern Control Theory and the Limits of Criminal Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190069797
eISBN:
9780190069834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190069797.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Gerontology and Ageing

Modern control theory doubts the effectiveness of criminal sanctions to affect the crime rate substantially. This view is contrasted with the expectations of the criminal career perspective, a ... More


System-level Properties as Numerical Invariants

Pierre-Loïc Garoche

in Formal Verification of Control System Software

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691181301
eISBN:
9780691189581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181301.003.0007
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter summarizes an attempt to express classical notions of control theory such as stability or robustness using the previously presented invariant-based tools. All numerical tools presented ... More


The Psychology of Creating Persons

James M. Jasper, Michael P. Young, and Elke Zuern

in Public Characters: The Politics of Reputation and Blame

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190050047
eISBN:
9780190050078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190050047.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Starting from the hero Jon Snow, in Game of Thrones, this chapter turns to several traditions of psychology to show the cognitive processes by which people put together small pieces of information in ... More


Definitions—Background

Pierre-Loïc Garoche

in Formal Verification of Control System Software

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691181301
eISBN:
9780691189581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691181301.003.0004
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter presents the formalisms describing discrete dynamical systems and gives an overview on the convex optimization tools and methods used to compute the analyses. A dynamical system is a ... More


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