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fence

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

An option strategy involving either a purchased call and a written put or a written call and a purchased put for the same expiry date (cf. conversion; reverse conversion). Also known as a c...

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Sequential Foraging, Itinerant Fences and Parrot Poaching in Bolivia

Stephen F. Pires and Ronald V. Clarke.

in The British Journal of Criminology

March 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 8845 words.

Despite legal prohibitions, poaching of wild parrots is widespread in the neo-tropics, with the result that many species are now endangered. Guided by optimal foraging theory, secondary...

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Stolen-Goods Markets

Jacqueline L. Schneider.

in The British Journal of Criminology

March 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 0 words.

Research examining the methods of disposing of stolen goods is sparse. To date, very little research has been conducted on the characteristics of stolen-goods markets or the patterns of...

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Cross coves, buzzers and general sorts of prigs: juvenile crime and the criminal 'underworld' in the early nineteenth century

H Shore.

in The British Journal of Criminology

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 0 words.

This article examines the nature of the criminal 'underworld' in the early nineteenth century, considering specifically the activities of young offenders within the criminal networks...

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The Stolen Goods Market in New South Wales, Australia

Richard J. Stevenson, Lubica M. V. Forsythe and Don Weatherburn.

in The British Journal of Criminology

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminology. 0 words.

Lack of information about the stolen goods market has hampered its use by police as a means of controlling burglary rates. This study investigated how the market functions by interviewing...

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Fencing and Stolen Goods Markets

Michael Sutton.

in Criminology

P ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Criminology and Criminal Justice; Criminal Justice; Criminology. 4693 words.

Thieves steal particular items in order to sell them to buy whatever it is that motivates them to steal. Dealers in stolen goods (fences) function as a buffer between thieves and consumers...