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Immigration and Crime

Frances Bernat.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice

P ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Forms of Crime; International and Comparative Criminology; Crime Prevention; Criminology; Dimensions of Crime. 10124 words.

In the context of crime, victimization, and immigration in the United States, research shows that people are afraid of immigrants because they think immigrants are a threat to their safety...

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Intimate Partner Violence

Emily Wright and Brandon Valgardson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Dimensions of Crime. 12507 words.

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a serious problem that affects many individuals and crosses national borders, religions, gender, sexual orientation, racial, and ethnic groups (Harvey,...

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Journalistic Depictions of Violence against Women in India

Meenakshi Gigi Durham.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice

P ublished online November 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Dimensions of Crime. 6336 words.

News narratives of violence against women in India are part of a larger discourse of Orientalism that began in the nascent years of the British Raj and continues into the present; these...

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Sex Crimes and the Media

Tanya Serisier.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice

P ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Dimensions of Crime. 16140 words.

In media representations the term sex crimes most frequently refers to rape and child sexual abuse, although it can include a wider range of acts such as exhibitionism and voyeurism. While...

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