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Alcohol, Drugs, and Violent vs. Nonviolent Crime

Kevin H. Wozniak

in Thugs and Thieves: The Differential Etiology of Violence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780195393583
eISBN:
9780190603946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393583.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Media attention was directed at drug use as a cause of violence for decades. Meanwhile, empirical evidence centered on alcohol. This chapter evaluates the ability of alcohol and drug use to ... More


Music

Christopher Gair

in The American Counterculture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748619887
eISBN:
9780748671137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748619887.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the 1960s the music of the counterculture was transformed rapidly and repeatedly. This chapter traces these changes from the folk revival through the British invasion, Blues rock, psychedelia, ... More


Exploring Why: Motivation, Context, and Violent Offending

Kevin H. Wozniak

in Thugs and Thieves: The Differential Etiology of Violence

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780195393583
eISBN:
9780190603946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393583.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter will provide the reasoning for choosing three external factors–poverty, community, and substance use–as worthy of evaluation in the differential etiology of violence. We examine the ... More


Thugs and Thieves: The Differential Etiology of Violence

Joanne Savage and Kevin H. Wozniak

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780195393583
eISBN:
9780190603946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393583.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Why do some individuals commit violent offenses while others restrict themselves to nonviolent crime? Most people probably assume that criminologists know a great deal about the causes of violent ... More


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