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Kevin O’Neill.

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. 10068 words.

Important research focuses on why thousands of young men and women join youth gangs, but much can be learned from looking at a single life in order to understand ways individuals manage to...

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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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Sara K. Thompson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Ethnicity, Crime, and Immigration

January 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; International and Comparative Criminology; Measurement of Crime; Violent Crime. 10030 words.

Most criminological theory and research on the black homicide victimization is grounded in the American context, which raises important generalizability issues given the exceptional level...

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Sebastian Roché, Mirta B. Gordon and Marie-Aude Depuiset.

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. 11832 words.

Race and ethnicity are important political issues in France but not important research issues. Even liberals concerned about inequality disagree about the need to study the subject and are...

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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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Colonial Processes, Indigenous Peoples, and Criminal Justice Systems

Chris Cunneen.

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. 10288 words.

Colonial processes, indigenous people, and criminal justice systems interact. There are commonalities in the experiences of Indigenous peoples in the white settler societies of Australia,...

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A Comparison of British and American Policies for Managing Dangerous Prisoners

Roy D. King.

in The Oxford Handbook of Prisons and Imprisonment

P ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Prisons and Jails; International and Comparative Criminology. 16264 words.

This essay traces the development of policies regarding difficult and dangerous prisoners in Britain and the United States from the 1960s to the present day. In essence policies about...

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The Convergence of Control

Ryoko Yamamoto and David Johnson.

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. 11740 words.

When Japan experienced a “crime crisis” at the turn of the 21st century, crimes by foreign residents became a major target of police. Since then, one main focus of policing has been rainichinull...

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Crime and the Global City

Katharyne Mitchell and Key MacFarlane.

P ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: International and Comparative Criminology; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 11441 words.

In recent years social scientists have been interested in the growth and transformation of global cities. These metropolises, which function as key command centers in global production...

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Crime Policies of Small Countries

Claire Hamilton.

P ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: International and Comparative Criminology. 8949 words.

This article discusses crime policy in small jurisdictions which to date have been underexamined in the criminological literature. In Section I, arguments concerning the dynamics of...

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