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The Development of Persistent Criminality

Joanne Savage (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195310313
eISBN:
9780199871384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310313.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This volume addresses one of the most pressing problems of modern criminology: Why do some individuals become chronic, persistent offenders? Chronic offenders are responsible for the majority of ... More


Rethinking Imprisonment

Richard L. Lippke

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199209125
eISBN:
9780191695766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199209125.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Drawing on philosophical arguments, criminological evidence, and the legal literature on prisoners' rights, this book defends a normative theory of imprisonment. Such a theory provides an account of ... More


Crime In Ireland 1945–95:: Here Be Dragons

John D. Brewer, Bill Lockhart, and Paula Rodgers

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265702
eISBN:
9780191682940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265702.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book establishes Ireland's unique contribution to criminological research, addressing the effects on crime of its peculiar patterns of industrialisation and social change, as well as the effect ... 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 and the City

Franklin E. Zimring

in The City that Became Safe: New York’s Lessons for Urban Crime and Its Control

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199844425
eISBN:
9780199943357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844425.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter argues that the crime decline documented in this study requires a fundamental rethinking of the relationship between urban life and urban crime in the 21st century. Most of the high rate ... More


Reconsidering Gottfredson and Hirschi's General Theory of Crime: Linking the Micro- and Macro-Level Sources of Self-Control and Criminal Behavior over the Life Course

Travis C. Pratt

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/9780195310313.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Since its arrival on the criminological scene, an impressive roster of studies has emerged supporting Gottfredson and Hirschi's (1990) core theoretical proposition—that criminal behavior is caused by ... More


What Drives Persistent Offending? The Neglected and Unexplored Role of the Social Environment

Per-Olof H. Wikström and Kyle Treiber

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/9780195310313.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The role of the social environment in causing stability and change in offending had been largely unexplored in criminological theory. This chapter presents a case for the importance of the social ... More


Criminological Cliques: Narrowing Dialogues, Institutional Protectionism, and the Next Generation

Kelly Hannah-Moffat

in What is Criminology?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571826
eISBN:
9780191728839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571826.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter presents three related challenges faced by the ‘discipline’ of criminology, with the goal of promoting dialogue about the field's future. It first argues that although criminology has ... More


Disciplinarity and Drift

Jeff Ferrell

in What is Criminology?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571826
eISBN:
9780191728839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571826.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

A half century or so after its publication, Gresham Sykes and David Matza's (2003 [1957]) article, ‘Techniques of Neutralization: A Theory of Delinquency’, has settled in as an accepted component of ... More


Shake it up, Baby: Practising Rock ‘N’ Roll Criminology

Kathleen Daly

in What is Criminology?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571826
eISBN:
9780191728839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571826.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter uses the history of rock ‘n’ roll as a metaphor to encourage forms of criminological research and writing that press the boundaries of convention and conformity. As is the case in other ... More


Religion, spirituality and social science: researching Muslims and crime

Muzammil Quraishi

in Religion, spirituality and the social sciences: Challenging marginalisation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420411
eISBN:
9781447303190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420411.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Traditionally, criminological studies do not focus on faith groups. This is, in part the outcome of the way in which official criminal statistics are classified. This is also reflective of the ... More


Climate change and criminology

Rob White

in Climate Change Criminology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529203950
eISBN:
9781529204001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203950.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the concept of Climate Change Criminology. Climate Change Criminology rests upon the four pillars of crime and harm; global connectedness and ... More


Conclusion: Critical Practice and Public Policy

Adam D. Reich

in Hidden Truth: Young Men Navigating Lives In and Out of Juvenile Prison

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262669
eISBN:
9780520947788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262669.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the implications for criminological scholarship and for juvenile correctional reform, arguing that the criminological literature is limited because it fails to acknowledge the ... More


Criminology and Social Justice: Expanding the Intellectual Commitment

Beth E. Richie

in What is Criminology?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571826
eISBN:
9780191728839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571826.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

In an attempt to broaden the discussion about the intellectual goals and methodological approaches that define the field of criminology, this chapter presents the case for including the notion of ... More


Postcolonial Perspectives for Criminology

Chris Cunneen

in What is Criminology?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571826
eISBN:
9780191728839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571826.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter argues for the importance of a postcolonial perspective in criminology. It is a perspective that has the potential to offer new theoretical insights, and to expand the discipline in an ... More


Criminology's Place in the Academic Field

David Garland

in What is Criminology?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571826
eISBN:
9780191728839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571826.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter argues that criminology will tend to become more inward-looking and will lose its vital connection to the more basic disciplines as it grows more autonomous, institutionally and ... More


Why Can't Criminology be More Like Medical Research?: Be Careful What You Wish For

Shadd Maruna and Charles Barber

in What is Criminology?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571826
eISBN:
9780191728839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571826.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter focuses on the intersection between criminology and psychiatry. There is a large movement afoot to make criminological research more akin to a version of the medical model found in ... More


The Missing Link: Criminological Perspectives on Transitional Justice and International Crimes

Stephan Parmentier

in What is Criminology?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571826
eISBN:
9780191728839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571826.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter reflects on how criminology can and should expand its scientific attention into areas of mass-scale violent conflict. After a brief account of the subject at hand it gives a summary of ... More


Visions of Global Control: Cosmopolitan Aspirations in a World of Friction

Katja Franko Aas

in What is Criminology?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571826
eISBN:
9780191728839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571826.003.0028
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter reflects on the growing cross-border scope of criminological scholarship from a perspective of the sociology of knowledge. What kind of knowledge is being produced by the move into the ... More


Criminology and Government: Some Reflections on Recent Developments in England 1

Tim Newburn

in What is Criminology?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571826
eISBN:
9780191728839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571826.003.0034
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter is divided into five parts. The first part explores the changing social and cultural context in which criminological research is conducted and penal policy made. It then turns to the ... More


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