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2011
Document 025051
Crime Families: Gender and the Intergenerational Transfer of Criminal Tendencies
By Goodwin, Vanessa; Davis, Brent. Australian Institute of Criminology (Canberra, ACT).
What is interesting about this paper is that it examines how the criminality of mothers affect subsequent delinquency of their sons and daughters. “For both genders…the more serious the parent’s criminal record, the greater the probability of their offspring subsequently committing offences, with the influence of the father’s record seemingly being greater than that of the mother” (p. 4).... Read More
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6 pages
2011
Document 025581
Turning the Corner on Mass Incarceration?
By Cole, David.
While the United States still incarcerates more people than any other country, the rate is flattening out. The author looks at factors that may explain this trend. Sections comprising this paper are: signs of progress; race and reform; possible explanations such as mass incarceration financial unsustainable, drop in violent crime, alternatives to incarceration for drug offenses, early release of low risk offenders, and reaching the level of incarceration the public will tolerate; going forward;... Read More
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26 pages
2011
Document 025949
Psychological Changes Underlying Long-Term Criminal Desistance Among Former Career Criminals
By Bourget, Sarah C.K..
Psychological changes associated with desistance from criminal activity (for at least 3 years) by individuals with long-term criminal histories are investigated. Chapters following an abstract are: introduction; review of the literature; method; findings; and discussion. “The findings demonstrated that long-term criminal desistance is accompanied by an increase in prosocial impulses. The strength of the prosocial impulse is the product of other psychological phenomena including thoughts about ch... Read More
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265 pages
1988
Document 006777
Effects of Diet on Behavior: Implications for Criminology and Corrections
By Fishbein, Diana; Pease, Susan; Pung, Orville B.. National Institute of Corrections (Washington, DC); Robert J. Kutak Foundation (Omaha, NE).
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