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Correctional Programming and Gender

Gina Fedock and Stephanie S. Covington.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice

P ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Corrections; Dimensions of Crime. 11880 words.

As the number of women under correctional supervision continues to increase in the United States, attention to gender within correctional programming is crucial as women offenders present...

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Crime Hot Spots

David Weisburd and Sean Wire.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice

P ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Dimensions of Crime; Policing; Crime Prevention. 7414 words.

Hot spots of crime, and the criminology of place more generally, deviate from the traditional paradigm of criminology, in which the primary assumption and goal is to explain who is likely...

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Examining the School-to-Prison Pipeline Metaphor

Kayla Crawley and Paul Hirschfield.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice

P ublished online June 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Critical Criminology; Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice; Dimensions of Crime. 10455 words.

The school-to-prison pipeline (STPP) is a commonly used metaphor that was developed to describe the many ways in which schools have become a conduit to the juvenile and criminal justice...

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Gender and Community-Based Correctional Programs for Women

Nicole Kaufman.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice

P ublished online June 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Corrections; Critical Criminology; Dimensions of Crime. 12464 words.

In the contemporary era of “tough on crime” policies and the globalized drug war, the number of women in the criminal justice system has increased across several countries. Women’s...

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Gender and Gang Involvement

Dana Peterson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice

P ublished online June 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Forms of Crime; Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice; Dimensions of Crime. 23674 words.

Sex and gender are often conflated, but there are important distinctions between the two. This is true also with terms related to gender identity, including masculinities and femininities o...

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Gender and Punishment

Lynne Haney and Lili Dao.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Corrections; Dimensions of Crime; Penology and Punishment. 12960 words.

In many respects, gender has been missing from the enormous literature on the form and focus of state systems of punishment. This is true in both the historical accounts on shifts in penal...

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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. 6344 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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Laws of Geography

Michael Leitner, Philip Glasner and Ourania Kounadi.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Theories of Crime; Dimensions of Crime. 9339 words.

The most prominent law in geography is Tobler’s first law (TFL) of geography, which states that “everything is related to everything else, but near things are more related than distant...

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