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Probability of arrest based on sex: A longitudinal analysis of simple assault, aggravated assault, and robbery from 1996-2010
It is clear that statistics show vast differences in arrest rates between males and females for criminal behavior, with the most drastic differences found among violent offenses. However, the extent to which sex impacts ...
The Queer Criminal: Impacts of Risk and Protective Factors on Sexual Minority Offending
The experiences of lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) youth and young adults with offending and the criminal justice system have increasingly become a topic of criminological concern. A possible research agenda focused on ...
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 ...
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 ...
Understanding Social Factors Associated with the Geographic Distribution of Non-Violent Sex Crimes in a Southern California County
Macro-criminologists often try to understand the relationship between community characteristics and violent crimes or property crimes, but less attention has been given to explaining sex crimes, especially non-violent sex ...