Handbook of Crime Correlates

Handbook of Crime Correlates
Author: Lee Ellis,Kevin M. Beaver,John Wright
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 264
Release: 2009-05-07
ISBN 10: 9780080920092
ISBN 13: 0080920098
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Crime Correlates Book Review:

Over the past two centuries, many aspects of criminal behavior have been investigated. Finding this information and making sense of it all is difficult when many studies would appear to offer contradictory findings. The Handbook of Crime Correlates collects in one source the summary analysis of crime research worldwide. It provides over 400 tables that divide crime research into nine broad categories: Pervasiveness and intra-offending relationships Demographic factors Ecological and macroeconomic factors Family and peer factors Institutional factors Behavioral and personality factors Cognitive factors Biological factors Crime victimization and fear of crime Within these broad categories, tables identify regions of the world and how separate variables are or are not positively or negatively associated with criminal behavior. Criminal behavior is broken down into separate offending categories of violent crime, property crime, drug offenses, sex offenses, delinquency, general and adult offenses, and recidivism. Accompanying each table is a description of what each table indicates in terms of the positive or negative association of specific variables with specific types of crime by region. This book should serve as a valuable resource for criminal justice personnel and academics in the social and life sciences interested in criminal behavior.

Handbook of Crime Correlates

Handbook of Crime Correlates
Author: Lee Ellis,David P. Farrington,Anthony W. Hoskin
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 730
Release: 2019-06-04
ISBN 10: 0128044772
ISBN 13: 9780128044773
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Crime Correlates Book Review:

The Handbook of Crime Correlates, Second Edition summarizes more than a century of worldwide research on traits and social conditions associated with criminality and antisocial behavior. Findings are provided in tabular form, enabling readers to determine at a glance the nature of each association. Within each table, results are listed by country, type of crime (or other forms of antisocial behavior), and whether each variable is positively, negatively, or insignificantly associated with offending behavior. Criminal behavior is broken down according to major categories, including violent crime, property crime, drug offenses, sex offenses, delinquency, and recidivism. This book provides a resource for practitioners and academics who are interested in criminal and antisocial behavior. It is relevant to the fields of criminology/criminal justice, sociology, and psychology. No other publication provides as much information about how a wide range of variables—e.g., gender, religion, personality traits, weapons access, alcohol and drug use, social status, geography, and seasonality—correlate with offending behavior. Includes 600+ tables regarding variables related to criminal behavior Consolidates 100+ years of academic research on criminal behavior Findings are identified by country and world regions for easy comparison Lists criminal-related behaviors according to major categories Identifies universal crime correlates

Handbook of Social Status Correlates

Handbook of Social Status Correlates
Author: Lee Ellis,Anthony W. Hoskin,Malini Ratnasingam
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 490
Release: 2018-01-26
ISBN 10: 0128092947
ISBN 13: 9780128092941
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Social Status Correlates Book Review:

The Handbook of Social Status Correlates summarizes findings from nearly 4000 studies on traits associated with variations in socioeconomic status. Much of the information is presented in roughly 300 tables, each one providing a visual snapshot of what research has indicated regarding how a specific human trait appears to be correlated with socioeconomic status. The social status measures utilized and the countries in which each study was conducted are also identified. QUESTIONS ADDRESSED INCLUDE THE FOLOWING: Are personality traits such as extraversion, competitiveness, and risk-taking associated with social status? How universal are sex differences in income and other forms of social status? What is the association between health and social status? How much does the answer vary according to specific diseases? How well established are the relationships between intelligence and social status? Is religiosity associated with social status, or does the answer depend on which religion is being considered? Are physiological factors correlated with social status, even factors involving the brain? Finally, are there as yet any "universal correlates of social status"?

The Handbook of Criminological Theory

The Handbook of Criminological Theory
Author: Alex R. Piquero
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 560
Release: 2015-11-02
ISBN 10: 1118512383
ISBN 13: 9781118512388
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Handbook of Criminological Theory Book Review:

An indispensable resource for all levels, this handbook provides up-to-date, in-depth summaries of the most important theories in criminology. Provides original, cutting-edge, and in-depth summaries of the most important theories in criminology Covers the origins and assumptions behind each theory, explores current debates and research, points out knowledge gaps, and offers directions for future research Encompasses theory, research, policy, and practice, with recommendations for further reading at the end of each essay Features discussions of broad issues and topics related to the field, such as the correlates of crime, testing theory, policy, and prediction Clearly and accessibly written by leading scholars in the field as well as up-and-coming scholars

The Oxford Handbook of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology

The Oxford Handbook of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology
Author: David P. Farrington,Lila Kazemian,Alex R. Piquero
Publsiher: Oxford Handbooks
Total Pages: 800
Release: 2018-12-19
ISBN 10: 0190201371
ISBN 13: 9780190201371
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Oxford Handbook of Developmental and Life-Course Criminology Book Review:

Developmental and life-course criminology are both concerned with the study of changes in offending and problem behaviors over time. Developmental studies in criminology focus on psychological factors that influence the onset and persistence of criminal behavior, while life-course studies analyze how changes in social arrangements, like marriage, education or social networks, can lead to changes in offending. Though each perspective is clearly concerned with patterns of offending and problem behavior over time, the literature on each is spread across various disciplines, including criminology & criminal justice, psychology, and sociology. The Oxford Handbook on Developmental and Life-Course Criminology offers the first comprehensive survey of these two approaches together. Edited by three noted authorities in the field, the volume provides in-depth critical reviews of the development of offending, developmental and life-course theories, development correlates and risk/protective factors, life transitions and turning points, and effective developmental interventions from the world's leading scholars. In the first two sections, the contributors provide overviews of specific criminal career parameters, including age-crime curve, prevalence/frequency of offending, and co-offending, and review the main theoretical frameworks in the developmental and life-course criminology areas. They further summarize some of the empirical literature on known developmental correlates and risk/protective factors associated with longitudinal patterns of offending in the next section. The fourth section focuses on life transitions and turning points as they may relate to persistence in-or desistance from-criminal activity into adulthood, while the final section examines the genesis of antisocial, delinquent, and criminal activity, its maintenance, and its cessation. A state of the art overview on the topic, this Handbook aims to be the most authoritative resource on all issues germane to developmental and life-course criminologists and provides next steps for further research.

21st Century Criminology: A Reference Handbook

21st Century Criminology: A Reference Handbook
Author: J. Mitchell Miller
Publsiher: SAGE
Total Pages: 915
Release: 2009-08-06
ISBN 10: 1412960193
ISBN 13: 9781412960199
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

21st Century Criminology: A Reference Handbook Book Review:

21st Century Criminology: A Reference Handbook provides straightforward and definitive overviews of 100 key topics comprising traditional criminology and its modern outgrowths. The individual chapters have been designed to serve as a "first-look" reference source for most criminological inquires. Both connected to the sociological origins of criminology (i.e., theory and research methods) and the justice systems' response to crime and related social problems, as well as coverage of major crime types, this two-volume set offers a comprehensive overview of the current state of criminology. From student term papers and masters theses to researchers commencing literature reviews, 21st Century Criminology is a ready source from which to quickly access authoritative knowledge on a range of key issues and topics central to contemporary criminology.

The Handbook of Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice

The Handbook of Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice
Author: Marvin D. Krohn,Jodi Lane
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 664
Release: 2015-06-22
ISBN 10: 1118513177
ISBN 13: 9781118513170
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Handbook of Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice Book Review:

This handbook is an up-to-date examination of advances in the fields of juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice that includes interdisciplinary perspectives from leading scholars and practitioners. Examines advances in the fields of juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice with interdisciplinary perspectives from leading scholars and practitioners Provides a current state of both fields, while also assessing where they have been and defining where they should go in years to come Addresses developments in theory, research, and policy, as well as cultural changes and legal shifts Contains summaries of juvenile justice trends from around the world, including the US, the Netherlands, Brazil, Russia, India, South Africa, and China Covers central issues in the scholarly literature, such as social learning theories, opportunity theories, criminal processing, labeling and deterrence, gangs and crime, community-based sanctions and reentry, victimization, and fear of crime

The Psychology of Criminal Conduct

The Psychology of Criminal Conduct
Author: D.A. Andrews,James Bonta
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 700
Release: 2014-09-19
ISBN 10: 1317521501
ISBN 13: 9781317521501
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Psychology of Criminal Conduct Book Review:

This book provides step-by-step procedures to help police administrators execute their duties and fulfill their responsibilities more effectively, efficiently and productively. Divided into sections-behavioral aspects of police management, functional aspects of police management, and modern police management: major issues-it introduces the reader to a broad range of topics with which all police managers should be familiar.

Handbook on Crime and Deviance

Handbook on Crime and Deviance
Author: Marvin D. Krohn,Nicole Hendrix,Gina Penly Hall,Alan J. Lizotte
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 639
Release: 2019-08-28
ISBN 10: 303020779X
ISBN 13: 9783030207793
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook on Crime and Deviance Book Review:

This 2nd edition of the Handbook provides an interdisciplinary coverage of new understandings of the most important developments in the sociology of crime and deviance that is current and emerging for research, methodology, practice, and theory in criminology. It fosters research to take the fields of criminology and criminal justice in new directions. Unlike any other handbook, it includes chapters on cutting-edge quantitative data and analytical techniques that are shaping the future of empirical research and expanding theoretical explanations of crime and deviance. It further devotes a section to the most current and innovative methodological issues. Chapters are updated providing an inclusive discussion of the current research and the theoretical and empirical future of crime and deviance. This handbook is of great interest for advanced undergraduates, graduates students, researchers and scholars in criminology, criminal justice, sociology and related fields, such as social welfare, economics, and psychology.

The Handbook of Measurement Issues in Criminology and Criminal Justice

The Handbook of Measurement Issues in Criminology and Criminal Justice
Author: Beth M. Huebner,Timothy S. Bynum
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 600
Release: 2016-04-13
ISBN 10: 1118868641
ISBN 13: 9781118868645
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Handbook of Measurement Issues in Criminology and Criminal Justice Book Review:

This volume of the series was designed to provide a comprehensive primer on the existing best practices and emerging developments in the study and design research on crime and criminology. The work as a whole includes chapters on the measurement of criminal typologies, the offenders, offending and victimization, criminal justice organizations, and specialized measurement techniques. Each chapter is written by experts in the field and they provide an excellent survey of the literature in the relevant area. More importantly, each chapter provides a description of the various methodological and substantive challenges presented in conducting research on these issues and denotes possible solutions to these dilemmas. An emphasis was placed on research that has been conducted outside of the United States and was designed to give the reader a broader more global understanding of the social context of research. The goal of this volume is to provide a definitive reference for professionals in the field, researchers, and students. This volume in the Handbooks in Criminology and Criminal Justice series identifies the principal topical areas of research in this field and summarizes the various methodological and substantive challenges presented in conducting research on these issues. In each chapter, authors provide a summary of the prominent data collection efforts in the topical area, provide an overview of the current methodological work, discuss the challenges in the measurement of central concepts in the subject area, and identify new horizons emerging in data collection and measurement. We encouraged authors to discuss work conducted in an international context and to incorporate discussion of qualitative methodologies when appropriate.

The Handbook of Antagonism

The Handbook of Antagonism
Author: Joshua W. Miller,Donald Lynam
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 470
Release: 2019-02-15
ISBN 10: 0128146273
ISBN 13: 9780128146279
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Handbook of Antagonism Book Review:

Antagonism as a Personality Trait looks at the theoretical and empirical underpinnings of antagonism, highlighting the consequences of the trait, its role in a number of problem behaviors and psychiatric disorders, and how it exerts itself on externalizing behaviors. Covering the biological and evolutionary roots of antagonism, the book additionally provides clinical insight on assessment strategies while also outlining a number of treatment techniques, including motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, interpersonal psychology, and psychodynamic treatment approaches. The book looks at the development of antagonism across childhood and adolescence, discussing the societal consequences of the trait, as well as its role in a number of problem behaviors, such as aggression, violence, crime, and substance use. Provides an overview on the development, assessment and treatment of antagonism Looks at antagonism's role in work, romantic relationships and other domains Outlines self-report and non-self-report assessment approaches Studies the links between antagonism, psychopathy, narcissism and antisocial personality Approaches antagonism from a dimensional trait model Analyzes the role antagonism plays in several prominent psychiatric disorders

The Handbook of Crime & Punishment

The Handbook of Crime & Punishment
Author: Michael H. Tonry
Publsiher: Oxford University Press on Demand
Total Pages: 803
Release: 2000
ISBN 10: 9780195140606
ISBN 13: 0195140605
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Handbook of Crime & Punishment Book Review:

Consisting of 28 articles, this comprehensive reference work on the study of crime, examines: its causes, effects, trends, and institutions, current philosophies of punishment and ways of controlling crime.

The [Oxford] Handbook of Criminological Theory

The [Oxford] Handbook of Criminological Theory
Author: Pamela Wilcox
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 768
Release: 2015-12-01
ISBN 10: 0190457074
ISBN 13: 9780190457075
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The [Oxford] Handbook of Criminological Theory Book Review:

Criminological theory texts typically follow a conventional format. Diverse writings are neatly packaged into schools of thought, which are given clear labels and conveyed a chapter at a time, with topics like control theory in one chapter and strain theory in another. The Oxford Handbook of Criminological Theory takes a different approach across the criminological landscape. The volume is organized not around schools of thought but around themes that shape much thinking about and research on crime. This more unconventional approach seeks to show that criminological theory is not static but dynamic. In fact, most prominent scholars do not spend their time commenting upon and retesting theoretical propositions that have existed for many years. Rather, they move into more novel areas--areas often located in the interstitial junctures between more traditional theories. This Oxford Handbook presents a series of essays that captures not the past of criminology, but where theoretical explanation is headed. As a result, the volume is replete with new ideas, discussions of substantive topics with salient theoretical implications, and reviews and interpretations of literatures that illuminate promising avenues along which theory and research should evolve. Special attention is paid to how criminal participation is shaped intimately by individual traits, diverse social contexts, the situations in which the choice of crime is made, and exposure to coercive experiences. Each chapter can be read on its own--as furnishing an important analysis of a given theoretical issue--yet read as a whole, The Oxford Handbook of Criminological Theory offers a unique and deep understanding of criminology at its cutting edge.

The SAGE Handbook of Criminological Theory

The SAGE Handbook of Criminological Theory
Author: Eugene McLaughlin,Tim Newburn
Publsiher: SAGE Publications
Total Pages: 532
Release: 2010-07-21
ISBN 10: 1412920388
ISBN 13: 9781412920384
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The SAGE Handbook of Criminological Theory Book Review:

An indispensable international resource, The SAGE Handbook of Criminological Theory provides readers with a clear overview of criminological theory, enabling them to reflect critically upon the traditional, emergent and desirable theoretical positions of the discipline.This handbook is essential for libraries and scholars of all levels studying the rapidly developing, interdisciplinary field of criminology.

The Oxford Handbook of Criminology

The Oxford Handbook of Criminology
Author: Rod Morgan,Mike Maguire,Robert Reiner
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 1029
Release: 2012-04-12
ISBN 10: 0199590273
ISBN 13: 9780199590278
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Oxford Handbook of Criminology Book Review:

With contributions from leading academics, The Oxford Handbook of Criminology provides an authoritative collection of chapters covering the topics studied on criminology courses. Each chapter details relevant theory, recent research, policy developments, and current debates, and includes extensive references to aid further research.

Great Debates in Criminology

Great Debates in Criminology
Author: Chad Posick,Michael Rocque
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2018-07-26
ISBN 10: 1315403846
ISBN 13: 9781315403847
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Great Debates in Criminology Book Review:

This book explores the role of theory and research in criminology. Adopting a unique and refreshing approach to criminological theory, this book focuses on the great debates in criminology from its inception as a field to the present day. It explores the debates that have motivated criminological thought, that have represented turning points in theoretical and empirical trajectories, that have offered mini-paradigm shifts, and that have moved the field forward. Coverage includes: Classical Debates, including the work of Lombroso, Durkheim and Sutherland, Sociological vs. psychological debates in criminology, Control theory and cultural deviance theory, Criminal career and trait-based theory, Theory testing in criminology, Critical theories in criminology, Debates on the state of criminology and criminal justice, Policy issues in criminology. Each chapter explores several key debates, summarizes key points, and offers a discussion of its current empirical status. This book is novel in emphasising the role of debate in criminology and offering an enlightening synthesis of theorists and their perspectives. It is essential reading for students taking courses on criminological theory and teachers of those theories. A companion website will include a sample syllabus, PowerPoint lecture slides, examples of assignments, and a test bank with sample exams for instructors, and video and website links, a glossary of important terms, audio content, and study guides for students.

The Oxford Handbook of Criminological Theory

The Oxford Handbook of Criminological Theory
Author: Francis T. Cullen,Pamela Wilcox
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 734
Release: 2013-03-21
ISBN 10: 0199747237
ISBN 13: 9780199747238
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Oxford Handbook of Criminological Theory Book Review:

This Oxford Handbook presents a series of essays that captures not the past of criminology, but where theoretical explanation is headed. As a result, the volume is replete with new ideas, discussions of substantive topics with salient theoretical implications, and reviews and interpretations of literatures that illuminate promising avenues along which theory and research should evolve. Special attention is paid to how criminal participation is shaped intimately by individual traits, diverse social contexts, the situations in which the choice of crime is made, and exposure to coercive experiences.

Routledge International Handbook of Psychopathy and Crime

Routledge International Handbook of Psychopathy and Crime
Author: Matt DeLisi
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 686
Release: 2018-08-15
ISBN 10: 1351619152
ISBN 13: 9781351619158
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Routledge International Handbook of Psychopathy and Crime Book Review:

For over two centuries, psychopathy has stood as perhaps the most formidable risk factor for antisocial behavior, crime, and violence. The Routledge International Handbook of Psychopathy and Crime presents the state-of-the-art on the full landscape of research on antisocial behavior that employs psychopathy as a central correlate. It is the largest and most comprehensive work of its kind, and includes contributions from renowned scholars from around the world. Organized into five distinctive sections, this book covers the etiology of psychopathy; the measurement of psychopathy; the association between psychopathy and diverse forms of homicidal and sexual offending, including serial murder, sexual homicide, rape and child molestation; criminal careers and psychopathy; the role of psychopathy in criminal justice system supervision, including institutional misconduct, noncompliance, and recidivism. This book is an essential resource for students and researchers in criminology, psychology, and criminal justice and will be of interested to all those interested in criminal behavior, sexual and violent crime, forensic psychology and forensic mental health.

The Wiley Handbook on the Psychology of Violence

The Wiley Handbook on the Psychology of Violence
Author: Carlos A. Cuevas,Callie Marie Rennison
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 808
Release: 2016-01-21
ISBN 10: 1118303148
ISBN 13: 9781118303146
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Wiley Handbook on the Psychology of Violence Book Review:

The Wiley Handbook on the Psychology of Violence features a collection of original readings, from an international cast of experts, that explore all major issues relating to the psychology of violence and aggressive behaviors. Features original contributions from an interdisciplinary cast of scholars - leading experts in their fields of study Includes the latest violence research – and its implications for practice and policy Offers coverage of current issues relating to violence such as online violence and cybercriminal behavior Covers additional topics such as juvenile violence, sexual violence, family violence, and various violence issues relating to underserved and/or understudied populations

Offending from Childhood to Late Middle Age

Offending from Childhood to Late Middle Age
Author: David P. Farrington,Alex R. Piquero,Wesley G. Jennings
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 80
Release: 2013-01-04
ISBN 10: 1461461057
ISBN 13: 9781461461050
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Offending from Childhood to Late Middle Age Book Review:

Offending from Childhood to Late Middle Age is a timely volume by leading researchers in Life Course Criminology, which reports new findings from The Cambridge Study in Delinquent Development, a prospective longitudinal survey of 411 South London males first studied at age 8 in 1961. The main aim of the study is to advance knowledge about criminal careers up to age 56. At the time of these most recent findings, forty-two percent of the males were convicted, with an average ten-year conviction career. Only seven percent of the males accounted for half of all convictions. Almost all of the males (93 percent) reported committing an offense in four age ranges, compared with 29 percent who were convicted at these ages. There were on average of 39 self-reported offenses per conviction. Group-based trajectory analyses indicated that, while there were distinct groups of offenders who followed different age-crime trajectories between ages 10 and 56, five groups best characterized the criminal careers of the men, with two groups, high adolescence peak and high rate chronic, exhibiting the most offending. Also, the offending trajectories were predicted by individual and environmental childhood risk factors, with the most chronic offenders (to age 56) having the most extreme scores on childhood risk. Based on these results, risk assessment instruments could be developed and risk-focused prevention could be implemented in early childhood, including parent training, pre-school intellectual enrichment programs and home visiting programs, in order to prevent chronic styles of offending from being initiated. This work will be of interest to researchers in criminology and criminal justice, especially those with an interest in life course criminology and crime prevention, while also being of use as a research framework for other studies.​ It will also be of interest to researchers in sociology, psychology, and other social sciences, as well as policy makers and practitioners. “This is a ‘must read’ for anyone seeking to understand the development and course of crime from childhood through adulthood. Comparative analyses of officially recorded and self-reported offending and analyses of the predictive power of childhood risks to distinguish offending trajectories are important contributions of this new milestone in the Cambridge Study in Delinquent Development.” J. David Hawkins, Ph.D., Endowed Professor of Prevention, Social Development Research Group, School of Social Work, University of Washington “For more than four decades the Cambridge Study of Delinquent Development has been a guiding light for research on what has come to be called developmental criminology. This latest installment is still another demonstration of the importance of this seminal study.” Daniel S. Nagin, Teresa and H. John Heinz III University Professor of Public Policy and Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University