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ENVIRONMENTAL SENTENCING DISPARITIES IN THE U.S. PACIFIC NORTHWEST 2007-2011: A STORY OF EQUALITY?
Previous research has determined that both street crime and environmental hazards are more likely to occur in poor and minority communities that lack the ability to create and draw upon systems of social control. In an ...
WORLD-WIDE COMPARISONS ON THE RELATIONSHIPS AMONG ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERN
This dissertation includes four journal-length articles with an introductory chapter. Two articles have been published in referred journals, Perspectives on Global Development and Technology and Journal of Environmental ...
THE IMPACT OF SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS AND COGNITIVE TRANSFORMATION ON DESISTANCE FROM HIGH RISK BEHAVIORS
According to social control theorists, high-risk adolescents who find stable jobs and spouses may be less likely to engage in future criminal behaviors. Although there are several socio-demographic variables that are likely ...
Mexican Origin Parenting in Sunnyside
Over the last several decades, Mexican origin immigrants have dispersed across the United States (Massey, Durand and Malone 2002). One community that has experienced particular growth in its Mexican origin population is ...
Predicting Race-Specific Drug Arrests: The Underexplored Role of Police Agencies
This study builds on research that explains why differences in drug arrest rates exist across space and by race, and sheds light on how these differences are produced. By identifying police organizational arrangements and ...
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