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Political Violence and Crime  

Vincenzo Ruggiero

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Aug 2017
Political violence includes an array of conducts and events that defy unilateral examination. It may be authorized or unauthorized violence, and while the latter is almost always ... More

Politics of Vision in the Carceral State: Legibility and Looking in Hostile Territory  

Ashley Hunt

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Oct 2017
As we begin to think about the United States as a carceral state, this means that the scale of incarceration practices have grown so great within it that they have a determining effect on ... More

Popular Criminology  

Steven Kohm

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Apr 2017
Popular criminology is a theoretical and conceptual approach within the field of criminology that is used to interrogate popular understandings of crime and criminal justice. In the last ... More

Population Changes at Place: Immigration, Gentrification, and Crime  

Graham C. Ousey

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Feb 2018
Immigration and gentrification are two sources of population change that occur in geographic communities. Immigration refers to the inflow of foreign-born residents, while gentrification ... More

Pornification and the Mainstreaming of Sex  

Susanna Paasonen

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Oct 2016
The changing cultural role, visibility, and meaning of pornography, particularly its increased accessibility and the sociocultural reverberations that this is seen to cause, have been ... More

Prevalence of Gangs in the U.S.: Measurement Approaches and Findings From Police Data  

Arlen Egley, Jr.

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Feb 2019
Street gang activity has garnered academic and public attention for many decades. Compared with other youth groups, street gangs contribute disproportionately to crime and violence, though ... More

Preventing Bullying in School and Work Contexts  

Iain Coyne and Marilyn Campbell

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Nov 2017
The knowledge base on bullying within school and working contexts has matured to the extent that researchers and practitioners are developing a deeper understanding of this complex social ... More

Prisoner Experiences  

Dawn Moore

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Sep 2017
Subject:
Corrections
The variables impacting how one experiences imprisonment are far ranging. George Jackson (1994), a pivotal character in American penal history, wrote that, “[b]lackmen born in the [United ... More

Prison History  

Ashley T. Rubin

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Apr 2018
Subject:
Corrections
Prisons are government-sanctioned facilities designed for the long-term confinement of adults as punishment for serious offenses. This definition of prisons, frequently belied by actual ... More

Prisons in Popular Culture  

Dawn K. Cecil

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Mar 2017
Popular culture has the ability to entertain and, on some level, educate. People’s perceptions and understanding of an issue can be influenced by the images and messages contained within ... More

Private vs. Public Policing: Innovation and Creativity in Local Law Enforcement  

Stephen T. Holmes, Ross Wolf, and Bryan M. Holmes

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Sep 2018
Subject:
Policing
Private and public policing agencies share a rich history. Each was set up, designed, and organized to address specific problems, whether street crime or corporate security. Each ... More

Probation Revocation  

David E. Olson

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Feb 2019
Subject:
Corrections
Despite all the attention paid to the growing prison populations in the United States since the early 1990s, it remains, as it has throughout recent history, that probation accounts for ... More

Professional Criminals and White-Collar Crime in Popular Culture  

Timothy Holmes

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Mar 2017
In 1940, Edwin Sutherland claimed that the discipline of criminology was operating with an inaccurate view of criminal behavior. He argued that criminology focused too much on the ... More

Psychopathy and the Media  

David W. Jones

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Apr 2017
The term “psychopath” has come in popular use to be understood as a description of an individual who seems to have a clear and rational understanding of the world around them; they are not ... More

Public Knowledge About White-Collar Crime  

Cedric Michel

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Jul 2018
A considerable body of research on societal response to white-collar and corporate crime has evidenced a hardening of public attitudes, including increased perceived seriousness of ... More

Punishment and Citizenship  

Michael T. Light and Jason P. Robey

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Feb 2019
Amid global trends of increasingly mobile populations, scholars have debated whether national citizenship status remains relevant for international migrants. Some argue that international ... More

Punishment, Marxism, and Political Economy  

Alessandro De Giorgi

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Oct 2018
The political economy of punishment is a critical approach within the sociology of punishment that hypothesizes the existence of a structural relationship between transformations of the ... More

Pussy Riot and the Politics of Resistance in Contemporary Russia  

Yuliya Zabyelina and Roman Ivashkiv

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Jan 2017
Pussy Riot was a feminist punk-rock group based in Moscow, Russian Federation. It was founded by a group of several young women in the summer of 2011, following the announcement that ... More

Race and Re-Entry After Incarceration  

Kayla M. Hoskins

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Feb 2019
Re-entry following incarceration is a complex issue in the contemporary United States. Mass incarceration and tough on crime policies have contributed to a system that disproportionately ... More

Race, Ethnicity, and Sentencing  

Jeffrey Ulmer

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Feb 2018
Much has been written about mass incarceration and how it has fallen especially hard on people of color. Given their representation in the U.S. population, for example, black and Hispanic ... More

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