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Sveinung Sandberg.

in The Oxford Handbook of Ethnicity, Crime, and Immigration

January 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; International and Comparative Criminology; Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice; Drugs Trade. 11239 words.

An ethnographic study of a group of young black men dealing cannabis at a drug scene called The River in Oslo demonstrates that accumulation and use of street capital can be seen as...

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Sandra Bucerius.

in The Oxford Handbook of Ethnicity, Crime, and Immigration

January 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; International and Comparative Criminology; Drugs Trade. 12371 words.

Much negative public and media attention in Germany focuses on Muslim immigrants, particularly those with guest worker backgrounds. A study based on 5 years of ethnographic fieldwork with...

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The Code of the Suburb and Drug Dealing

Scott Jacques and Richard Wright.

in The Oxford Handbook of Criminological Theory

November 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Theories of Crime; Drugs Trade. 6534 words.

High rates of violence are characteristic of many urban drug markets because the individuals therein abide by a set of informal rules known as the code of the street. This code governs...

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Community-Based Substance Use Prevention

Abigail A. Fagan and J. David Hawkins.

in The Oxford Handbook of Crime Prevention

March 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Crime Prevention; Drugs Trade. 8746 words.

This article analyzes scientific evidence on the effectiveness of strategies aimed at preventing substance use within the community. It considers the potential of community-based devices to...

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Drugs

Robert J. Maccoun and Karin D. Martin.

in The Oxford Handbook of Crime and Public Policy

August 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Drugs Trade; Crime Prevention. 9348 words.

This article sets out an analytical framework for thinking about drug use and abuse and about drug policy. It summarizes current knowledge about patterns of drug use and patterns of...

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Drugs and Crime

Jonathan P. Caulkins and Mark A. R. Kleiman.

in The Oxford Handbook of Crime and Criminal Justice

September 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Drugs Trade. 21204 words.

This article explains why various policies are or are not likely to reduce the amount of crime associated with drugs, by marrying a simple typology of the types of drug-related crime with...

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Race and Drugs

Jamie Fellner.

in The Oxford Handbook of Ethnicity, Crime, and Immigration

January 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Drugs Trade. 12556 words.

Blacks are arrested on drug charges at more than three times the rate of whites and are sent to prison for drug convictions at ten times the white rate. These disparities cannot be...

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