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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


PARRICIDE: BASIC FACTS AND LITERATURE

Kathleen M. Heide

in Understanding Parricide: When Sons and Daughters Kill Parents

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195176667
eISBN:
9780199979028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176667.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter examines killings of parents (mothers and fathers combined) and stepparents (stepmothers and stepfathers combined). Special attention is focused on parricides and stepparricides ... More


Proportionate Sentences for Juvenile Offenders

Andrew von Hirsch and Andrew Ashworth

in Proportionate Sentencing: Exploring the Principles

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199272600
eISBN:
9780191709692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272600.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the extension of the desert rationale to juvenile offenders. In particular, it presents reasons why that rationale justifies overall reductions in the severity of young ... More


The Prison School

Lizbet Simmons

in Prison School: Educational Inequality and School Discipline in the Age of Mass Incarceration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520281455
eISBN:
9780520293144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281455.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter investigates the New Orleans Prison School—a public school in a prison—where African American male students were sent as punishment for nonviolent status offenses. Through the voices of ... More


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