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Childhood Victimization: Violence, Crime, and Abuse in the Lives of Young People

David Finkelhor

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195342857
eISBN:
9780199863631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342857.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Crime and Justice

This book presents a vision of childhood victimization, one that unifies the conventional subdivisions like child molestation, child abuse, street crime, bullying, and exposure to community violence. ... 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


The Uses of Darkness

Phil Hadfield

in Bar Wars: Contesting the Night in Contemporary British Cities

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199297856
eISBN:
9780191700866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297856.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter draws upon the personal experiences of the author and a diverse range of published works on the cultural and natural histories of night-time in Western societies. Night-time is revealed ... More


The Post-Millennial Gangster Film

Paul Elliott

in Studying the British Crime Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906733742
eISBN:
9781800342125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906733742.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the post-millennial gangster film. It begins by differentiating between Gangster Heavy and Gangster Light. The chapter then describes how the protagonist of the post-millennial ... More


Congress and the Courts Have Their Say

in Front Page Economics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226781983
eISBN:
9780226782010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226782010.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the linguistic aftermath of Wall Street crime in 1929 and 1987 and its duration into the present. It showed that the public language that developed around the scandals following ... More


The Public versus the Pushers: Enacting New York’s Rockefeller Drug Laws

Julilly Kohler-Hausmann

in Getting Tough: Welfare and Imprisonment in 1970s America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174525
eISBN:
9781400885183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174525.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how Nelson Rockefeller's 1973 “tough” proposal attempted to resolve the governing problems that arose from the therapeutic regime. It analyzes the ideological and political work ... More


Conceptual Foundations: Insights from Criminology and the Sociology of Work

Randy Hodson and Gary F. Jensen

in Deviant and Criminal Behavior in the Workplace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722602
eISBN:
9780814722626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722602.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This introductory chapter addresses why neither crime at the workplace nor crime generated by workplace experiences has received much attention in criminology. To some degree this neglect reflects ... More


Crime and Victimization in Miami

Alejandro Portes and Ariel C. Armony

in Global Edge: Miami in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520297104
eISBN:
9780520969612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297104.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter considers the flipside of globalization and economic progress in Miami—urban crime. Crime is not homogeneous; there are several distinct types, each with its own etiology and ... More


Going Berserk for Punishment: A Prelude to Mass Incarceration

Julilly Kohler-Hausmann

in Getting Tough: Welfare and Imprisonment in 1970s America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174525
eISBN:
9781400885183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174525.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter illustrates how California politicians went “berserk in terms of punishment” and helped balloon the prison system to a scale few could have imagined possible in the early 1970s. While ... More


Social Exclusion and Criminal Victimization: Migrant Workers’ Risks of Driving Motorcycle Taxis in Urban China

Jianhua Xu (ed.)

in Crime and the Chinese Dream

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888208661
eISBN:
9789888455119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208661.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Jianhua Xu examines the risk and criminal victimization of a group of rural-to-urban migrant workers, namely motorcycle taxi drivers, and their coping tactics in a midsize city in Southern China. It ... More


Introduction

Dimitri A. Bogazianos

in 5 Grams: Crack Cocaine, Rap Music, and the War on Drugs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814787007
eISBN:
9780814725160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814787007.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This introductory chapter explains that the book explores the ways in which rap expresses one of the most powerful symbols of America's paradoxical crime policy: the 100-to-1 sentencing disparity ... More


From Fordist-type Criminals to Criminality ‘Just-in-Time’

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/9780199248117.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter aims up update the analysis of the characteristics of criminal labour in light of the growing variety of the demand and supply of illegal goods and services. It suggests that as a ... More


Richmond, Virginia: Thursday, 11 April 1861

Stephen V. Ash

in Rebel Richmond: Life and Death in the Confederate Capital

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469650982
eISBN:
9781469651002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469650982.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The prologue introduces a parallel between a four-day storm and the civil war in Richmond, Virginia. The effect of the storm consisted of river water submerging roads, halting businesses, and ... More


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