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Crime in Delhi

O.P. Mishra

in Policing Delhi: Urbanization, Crime, and Law Enforcement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075950
eISBN:
9780199080892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075950.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter analyses crime in Delhi and distinguishes between cognizable and non-cognizable crime. The first section discusses the general crime trends from 1912–94, while focusing more on violent ... More


Crime and Markets: Essays in Anti-Criminology

Vincenzo Ruggiero

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199248117
eISBN:
9780191697708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248117.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book examines a range of criminal activities conducted in different European contexts. Offences committed by individuals and groups endowed with different resources and statuses are examined. ... More


Crime, Police, and Penal Policy: European Experiences 1750-1940

Clive Emsley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199202850
eISBN:
9780191707995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202850.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book provides a synthesis of recent research on the history of crime and criminal justice in Europe from the mid-18th to the mid-20th centuries. It tackles the subject chronologically, paying ... More


Empirical Research Review and Hypotheses

Michael E. Ezell and Lawrence E. Cohen

in Desisting from Crime: Continuity and Change in Long-term Crime Patterns of Serious Chronic Offenders

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199273812
eISBN:
9780191699702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273812.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The theoretical review in the previous chapter sets the stage for a thorough summary of the extant empirical research concerning the key issues of this study: the relationship between age and crime ... More


Conclusion

Vincenzo Ruggiero

in Crime and Markets: Essays in Anti-Criminology

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199248117
eISBN:
9780191697708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248117.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on criminal activities and anti-criminology. The analysis of crimes in the street and crimes of the elite suggest that the excess of ... More


On the Relationship of Past to Subsequent Criminal Activity

Michael E. Ezell and Lawrence E. Cohen

in Desisting from Crime: Continuity and Change in Long-term Crime Patterns of Serious Chronic Offenders

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199273812
eISBN:
9780191699702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273812.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores the link between past and subsequent criminal activity (another robust finding in criminology). The strong positive association between past and subsequent criminal offending is ... More


Camorra Clans in Spain: Granada, Tarragona, and Tenerife

Felia Allum

in The Invisible Camorra: Neapolitan Crime Families Across Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702457
eISBN:
9781501705830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702457.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter explores the Camorra's presence in Spain. Since its transition to democracy in the late 1970s and its entrance into the European Union in 1986, Spain has been considered by many ... More


Surviving Plague

John Henderson

in Florence Under Siege: Surviving Plague in an Early Modern City

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300196344
eISBN:
9780300249286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196344.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter assesses the everyday life of the inhabitants who remained in the city, not having been taken off to a Lazaretto or to a quarantine centre. It provides a more nuanced picture of the ... More


Functional Mobility

Felia Allum

in The Invisible Camorra: Neapolitan Crime Families Across Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702457
eISBN:
9781501705830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702457.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter details how the Camorra connect their territories, move between them, and make them highly interdependent. Mobility is based on locating resources and markets in order to help the clan ... More


Camorra Clans in France: La Seyne-sur-Mer, Paris, and Villeneuve-Loubet

Felia Allum

in The Invisible Camorra: Neapolitan Crime Families Across Europe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702457
eISBN:
9781501705830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702457.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter focuses on the Camorra's presence in France. Camorra clans have been present in France since the early 1980s, but it would be misleading to define this presence as a form of ... More


Who Are Criminals? A Review

in Criminals and Victims

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762526
eISBN:
9780804777599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762526.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Crime economic research seeks to understand why crime occurs and what mechanism can reduce its incidence or its consequences. This chapter gives a focused review of economic literature relating to ... More


Introduction

Vincenzo Ruggiero

in Crime and Markets: Essays in Anti-Criminology

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199248117
eISBN:
9780191697708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248117.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book presents essays on anti-criminology and examines a range of criminal activities conducted in different European contexts. It examines a conventional criminal activity par excellence, ... More


Looking Backward and Forward

Michael E. Ezell and Lawrence E. Cohen

in Desisting from Crime: Continuity and Change in Long-term Crime Patterns of Serious Chronic Offenders

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199273812
eISBN:
9780191699702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273812.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book began by discussing three critically important questions: how stable are individual differences in the propensity to commit criminal acts across the life course; whether there are two (or ... More


‘Criminal’ Armed Conflict

Emily Crawford

in Identifying the Enemy: Civilian Participation in Armed Conflict

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199678495
eISBN:
9780191757983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678495.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Chapter 7 explores the issue of high-intensity sustained violence in criminal endeavours that are indistinguishable or else coexistent and intermixed with existing armed conflict, and whether it can, ... More


Suburban Sprawl, Race, and Juvenile Justice

Paul A. Jargowsky, Scott A. Desmond, and Robert D. Crutchfield

in Our Children, Their Children: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Differences in American Juvenile Justice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226319889
eISBN:
9780226319919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319919.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter addresses the increasing concentration of poverty in the United States, a trend that leads to more and more children and young adults growing up in economically devastated and socially ... More


The Street Orphan

in The Unwanted Child: The Fate of Foundlings, Orphans, and Juvenile Criminals in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226317274
eISBN:
9780226317298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317298.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter analyzes the story of a homeless, orphaned teenager named Jörg Mayra. Though only “sixteen or seventeen” years old, the youth more commonly known as “the Little Castle Seventh” had ... More


Mutant Proletarians: Class and Territoriality

Dick Hobbs

in Lush Life: Constructing Organized Crime in the UK

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199668281
eISBN:
9780191760563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199668281.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter maps the connection between the industrial neighbourhood and territorially-based extortioners, with particular reference to some of London's principle crime groups of the twentieth ... More


The Outfit as a Complex Organization

Robert M. Lombardo

in Organized Crime in Chicago: Beyond the Mafia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037306
eISBN:
9780252094484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037306.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the Chicago Outfit as a complex criminal organization, with particular emphasis on its hierarchical structure, chain of command, and division of labor. After describing the ... More


Age and Crime among Latent Classes of Serious Youthful Offenders

Michael E. Ezell and Lawrence E. Cohen

in Desisting from Crime: Continuity and Change in Long-term Crime Patterns of Serious Chronic Offenders

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199273812
eISBN:
9780191699702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273812.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

One of the foremost controversies in contemporary theoretical criminology concerns how to simultaneously explain the sources of both continuity and change in criminal behaviour over time. The ... More


Recent Developments in Global Criminal Industries

Misha Glenny

in The Quest for Security: Protection Without Protectionism and the Challenge of Global Governance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156868
eISBN:
9780231527651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156868.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter traces the evolution of organized crime since the 1990s. Organized crime dramatically rose in the 1990s as a result of systemic change brought about by the collapse of communism in ... More


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