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Animal Theft, Crop Destruction, Deposit, and Burglary (Exodus 21:37–22:8)

David P. Wright

in Inventing God's Law: How the Covenant Code of the Bible Used and Revised the Laws of Hammurabi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195304756
eISBN:
9780199866830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304756.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter explains the compositional logic lying being the series of laws on animal theft, burglary, crop destruction, and deposit in Exodus 21:37–22:8. Here the Covenant Code has used the ... More


Domestic Fortress: Fear and the New Home Front

Rowland Atkinson and Sarah Blandy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784995300
eISBN:
9781526121035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995300.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Domestic Fortress offers a critical analysis of the contemporary home and its close relationship to fear and security. It considers the important connection between the private home, political life ... More


Theft And Burglary

Jonathan Burnside

in God, Justice, and Society: Aspects of Law and Legality in the Bible

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199759217
eISBN:
9780199827084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759217.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter argues that the biblical laws of theft and burglary are excellent illustrations of the need to read biblical law narratively and not semantically. The biblical laws of theft take an ... More


There Must Be Harm

Vũ Trọng Phụng

in Luc Xì: Prostitution and Venereal Disease in Colonial Hanoi

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834678
eISBN:
9780824871642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834678.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter argues that completely eliminating prostitution would be very dangerous. Indeed, the position of the legislators has not exclusively been to eliminate prostitution's most devastating ... More


The HIA of crime prevention

John Kemm, Jayne Parry, and Stephen Palmer

in Health Impact Assessment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526292
eISBN:
9780191723889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526292.003.0030
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Crime itself can result in many known health consequences. Thus, crime policy deserves attention from health impact assessors. A health impact assessment (HIA) of a crime prevention scheme is of ... More


Property offenders

Kathryn Farrow, Gill Kelly, and Bernadette Wilkinson

in Offenders in focus: Risk, responsivity and diversity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347879
eISBN:
9781447302865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347879.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Most offenders see offending as spontaneous events which happen without reason. However, while acquisitive crime, like most offending, has elements of impulsiveness, it is rarely an isolated act. ... More


On the Nature and Rationale of Property Offences

A P Simester and G R Sullivan

in Defining Crimes: Essays on The Special Part of the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199269228
eISBN:
9780191710100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269228.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter focuses on the nature and rationale of property offences. It begins by explaining that violation of a property right may harm the victim directly and that the harm is parasitic. It then ... More


Night Raiders: Burglary and the Making of Modern Urban Life in London, 1860-1968

Eloise Moss

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198840381
eISBN:
9780191875960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840381.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Night Raiders: Burglary and the Making of Modern Urban Life in London, 1860–1968 is the first history of burglary in modern Britain. Until 1968, burglary was defined in law as occurring only between ... More


The Rock of Gibraltar

Andrew Glazzard

in The Case of Sherlock Holmes: Secrets and Lies in Conan Doyle's Detective Fiction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474431293
eISBN:
9781474453769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474431293.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Marital unhappiness is a persistent theme of the Holmes stories, from the first (A Study in Scarlet) to several of the last (‘The Adventure of the Retired Colourman’ and ‘The Adventure of the Veiled ... More


A Child Prodigy: In which Ed Mead discovers his calling: crime

Daniel Burton-Rose

in Guerrilla USA: The George Jackson Brigade and the Anticapitalist Underground of the 1970s

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264281
eISBN:
9780520936485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264281.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Born on November 6, 1941, Edward Allen Mead was a child of wartime California. He was transplanted to rural Iowa directly after the Allied victory. Except for a stint in juvenile detention, Mead ... More


Jailhouse Lawyer: In which Mead learns the art of legal self-defense

Daniel Burton-Rose

in Guerrilla USA: The George Jackson Brigade and the Anticapitalist Underground of the 1970s

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520264281
eISBN:
9780520936485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520264281.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Alaska did not have a prison of its own, so Edward Allen Mead and his co-defendants were turned over to the federal government, which placed him in the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) in ... More


Fear

Dalton Conley

in Honky

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520215863
eISBN:
9780520921733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215863.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The author recounts the details of the burglary that struck the apartment in which he lived twice which completely shattered his sense of security. He observes that crime and violence were not ... More


Fear, crime and the home

Rowland Atkinson and Sarah Blandy

in Domestic Fortress: Fear and the New Home Front

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784995300
eISBN:
9781526121035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995300.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on fear of crime, and particularly on the fear of home invasion (burglary). It links back to the ways in which we are taught to fear in our childhood homes, and the contemporary ... More


Technologies of the defended home

Rowland Atkinson and Sarah Blandy

in Domestic Fortress: Fear and the New Home Front

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784995300
eISBN:
9781526121035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995300.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Defence has always been a primary element in home design; this chapter traces the ebbs and flows of fortification over time, tracing back the contemporary alternative features of withdrawal and ... More


Withdraw, defend or destroy

Rowland Atkinson and Sarah Blandy

in Domestic Fortress: Fear and the New Home Front

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784995300
eISBN:
9781526121035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995300.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Here we discuss the balance of responsibility between the state and the individual homeowner to protect the home, against the background of a lack of confidence in governments' ability to prevent ... More


The Arch-Felon

Alison A. Chapman

in The Legal Epic: Paradise Lost and the Early Modern Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226435138
eISBN:
9780226435275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226435275.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

In Book 4 of Paradise Lost, Milton depicts Satan in terms of the successive laws that he violates, and the trajectory he plots is a careful one. Satan moves from relatively minor crimes such as ... More


Transition in the Shadow of Watergate

Tom Eamon

in The Making of a Southern Democracy: North Carolina Politics from Kerr Scott to Pat McCrory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469606972
eISBN:
9781469612478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469606989_eamon.12
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter talks about the 1972 campaign shenanigans and how they first entered the public consciousness after operatives from President Richard Nixon's campaign conducted a “thirdrate burglary” on ... More


Burglary and Property Theft

in The Liverpool Underworld: Crime in the City, 1750-1900

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316999
eISBN:
9781846317064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317064.014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the history of burglary and property theft in Liverpool during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. It explains that successful burglaries were thoroughly organized and ... More


The Effect of Crime on Life Satisfaction

Mark A. Cohen

in Law and Happiness

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226676005
eISBN:
9780226676029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226676029.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Crime often ranks at the top of public concern, and a majority of the public report they sometimes worry about crime. Yet it is little known about crime's impact on day-to-day quality of life. This ... More


Pleas of the Crown: The Substantive Criminal Law

John Baker

in Introduction to English Legal History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198812609
eISBN:
9780191850400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812609.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines how principles of substantive criminal law emerged, given that the mechanisms which brought about the development of civil law were absent in criminal cases until modern times. ... More


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