Handbook of Crime Correlates

Written By Lee Ellis
Handbook of Crime Correlates
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 04 June 2019
  • ISBN : 0128044772
  • Pages : 730 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Handbook of Crime Correlates written by Lee Ellis which was release on 04 June 2019, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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 Crime Correlates

Handbook of Crime Correlates
  • Author : Lee Ellis,David P. Farrington,Anthony W. Hoskin
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-06-04
  • Total pages : 730
  • ISBN : 0128044772
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Summary : 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 ...

Handbook of Crime Correlates

Handbook of Crime Correlates
  • Author : Lee Ellis,Kevin M. Beaver,John Wright
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2009-05-07
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 0128044772
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Summary : 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 ...

Handbook of Crime Correlates

Handbook of Crime Correlates
  • Author : Dr Lee Ellis,Assistant Professor Kevin M Beaver,John Wright
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2009-04-10
  • Total pages : 350
  • ISBN : 0128044772
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Summary : 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 ...

Handbook of Social Status Correlates

Handbook of Social Status Correlates
  • Author : Lee Ellis,Anthony W. Hoskin,Malini Ratnasingam
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-26
  • Total pages : 490
  • ISBN : 0128044772
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Summary : 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 ...

The Handbook of Criminological Theory

The Handbook of Criminological Theory
  • Author : Alex R. Piquero
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-11-02
  • Total pages : 560
  • ISBN : 0128044772
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Summary : 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 ...

Routledge International Handbook of Psychopathy and Crime

Routledge International Handbook of Psychopathy and Crime
  • Author : Matt DeLisi
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-08-15
  • Total pages : 686
  • ISBN : 0128044772
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Summary : 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 ...

21st Century Criminology A Reference Handbook

21st Century Criminology  A Reference Handbook
  • Author : J. Mitchell Miller
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2009-08-06
  • Total pages : 960
  • ISBN : 0128044772
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Summary : Criminology has experienced tremendous growth over the last few decades, evident, in part, by the widespread popularity and increased enrollment in criminology and criminal justice departments at the undergraduate and graduate levels across the U.S. and internationally. Evolutionary paradigmatic shift has accompanied this surge in definitional, disciplinary and pragmatic ...

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
  • Publisher : Oxford Handbooks
  • Release Date : 2018-12-19
  • Total pages : 800
  • ISBN : 0128044772
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Summary : 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 ...

Criminology

Criminology
  • Author : Joseph F. Sheley
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Total pages : 656
  • ISBN : 0128044772
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Summary : A comprehensive core text with chapters written by twenty-three key researchers. Collaborating with these prominent researchers in each of the topics covered, Sheley provides readers with a current and comprehensive overview of the discipline. The authors provide timely, critical analyses of their areas of expertise, giving readers state-of-the-art coverage of ...

The Handbook of Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice

The Handbook of Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice
  • Author : Marvin D. Krohn,Jodi Lane
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-06-22
  • Total pages : 664
  • ISBN : 0128044772
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Summary : 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 ...

CRIMINAL JUSTICE HANDBOOK ON MASCULINITY MALE AGGRESSION AND SEXUALITY

CRIMINAL JUSTICE HANDBOOK ON MASCULINITY  MALE AGGRESSION  AND SEXUALITY
  • Author : Carmen M. Cusack
  • Publisher : Charles C Thomas Publisher
  • Release Date : 2015-03-01
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 0128044772
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Summary : Criminal Justice Handbook on Masculinity, Male Aggression, and Sexuality discusses masculinity as a social construct, an ideal, and an impediment for males and females. The book explores how the law equalizes, protects, bridles, and enforces masculinity while dealing with crime, which often exploits and exaggerates masculinity. Among the topics addressed ...

Handbook on Crime and Deviance

Handbook on Crime and Deviance
  • Author : Marvin D. Krohn,Nicole Hendrix,Gina Penly Hall,Alan J. Lizotte
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-08-28
  • Total pages : 639
  • ISBN : 0128044772
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Summary : 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 ...

The Handbook of Forensic Psychopathology and Treatment

The Handbook of Forensic Psychopathology and Treatment
  • Author : Maaike Cima
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-06-10
  • Total pages : 390
  • ISBN : 0128044772
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Summary : The Handbook of Forensic Psychopathology and Treatment explores the relationship between psychopathology and criminal behaviour in juveniles and adults. It provides a detailed explanation of the developmental pathway from the process of increasing criminal behaviour and becoming a forensic patient, to assessment, treatment and rehabilitation. Incorporating theoretical and scientific research ...

The Handbook of Crime and Punishment

The Handbook of Crime and Punishment
  • Author : Michael Tonry
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2000-11-09
  • Total pages : 832
  • ISBN : 0128044772
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Summary : Crime is one of the most significant political issues in contemporary American society. Crime control statistics and punishment policies are subjects of constant partisan debate, while the media presents sensationalized stories of criminal activity and over-crowded prisons. In the highly politicized arena of crime and justice, empirical data and reasoned ...

The Oxford Handbook of Criminological Theory

The  Oxford  Handbook of Criminological Theory
  • Author : Pamela Wilcox
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-12-01
  • Total pages : 768
  • ISBN : 0128044772
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Summary : 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 ...