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

Michael E. Ezell and Lawrence E. Cohen

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199273812
eISBN:
9780191699702
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273812.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This groundbreaking study examines patterns of offending among persistent juvenile offenders. The book addresses questions that have been the focus of criminological debate over the last two decades. ... More


Explanations for Offending

Terence P. Thornberry, Peggy C. Giordano, Christopher Uggen, Mauri Matsuda, Ann S. Masten, Erik Bulten, and Andrea G. Donker

in From Juvenile Delinquency to Adult Crime: Criminal Careers, Justice Policy and Prevention

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199828166
eISBN:
9780199951208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199828166.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses the current theoretical models that have been developed to explain criminal offending during the transition years between adolescence and adulthood. The chapter first ... 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


Crime Over the Life Course: The Empirical Implications of Three Theories

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/9780199273812.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter discusses the general population heterogeneity, state dependence, and ‘mixed’ explanations of criminal behaviour. Three specific theoretical perspectives are considered: Gottfredson and ... More


An Introduction

Philip Kreager, Bruce Winney, Stanley Ulijaszek, and Cristian Capelli

in Population in the Human Sciences: Concepts, Models, Evidence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199688203
eISBN:
9780191767500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688203.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The tremendous expansion of population research over the last 50 years has proceeded on many levels, from genes and microorganisms to national and global entities. Elementary procedures of population ... More


Constructing Migration in South-East Asia: conceptual, empirical, and policy issues

Graeme Hugo

in Population in the Human Sciences: Concepts, Models, Evidence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199688203
eISBN:
9780191767500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688203.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Demographic research on Asian populations has focused on movements which are more or less permanent displacements from one area to another, but the reality of contemporary mobility involves ... More


Interventions in Context

Stephen J. Kunitz

in Population in the Human Sciences: Concepts, Models, Evidence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199688203
eISBN:
9780191767500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688203.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter outlines a general typology of public health interventions, illustrated by the history of programmes for native American Indian populations. Three types of intervention are noted: ... More


Linking Late-Imperial and Early Modern Population Dynamics in the Lower Yangzi Valley: an analysis of Xiaoji township

Mark Elvin

in Population in the Human Sciences: Concepts, Models, Evidence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199688203
eISBN:
9780191767500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688203.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents a reconstruction of mortality, nuptiality, and fertility dynamics in the Lower Yangzi Valley from the early nineteenth to the second quarter of the twentieth century. Principal ... More


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