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  1. Punished
    Victor Rios grew up in the ghetto of Oakland, California in the 1980s and 90s. A former gang member and juvenile delinquent, Rios managed to escape the bleak outcome of many of his friends and earned a PhD at Berkeley and returned... Learn More
    Published: 27th June 2011
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  2. After Life Imprisonment
    One out of every ten prisoners in the United States is serving a life sentence—roughly 130,000 people. While some have been sentenced to life in prison without parole, the majority of prisoners serving ‘life’ will be released... Learn More
    Published: 20th September 2016
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  3. Deadly Injustice
    The murder of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin and the subsequent trial and acquittal of his assailant, George Zimmerman, sparked a passionate national debate about race and criminal justice in America that involved everyone from... Learn More
    Published: 11th December 2015
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  4. Community Criminology
    For close to a century, the field of community criminology has examined the causes and consequences of community crime and delinquency rates. Nevertheless, there is still a lot we do not know about the dynamics behind these connections.... Learn More
    Published: 9th January 2015
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  5. America’s Safest City
    Winner of the American Society of Criminology 2015 Michael J. Hindelang Book Award for the Most Outstanding Contribution to Research in Criminology   Since the mid-1990s, the fast-growing suburb of Amherst, NY has been voted... Learn More
    Published: 10th October 2014
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  6. Get a Job
    Are the unemployed more likely to commit crimes? Does having a job make one less likely to commit a crime? Criminologists have found that individuals who are marginalized from the labor market are more likely to commit crimes,... Learn More
    Published: 2nd May 2014
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  7. Punishing Immigrants
    Arizona’s controversial new immigration bill is just the latest of many steps in the new criminalization of immigrants. While many cite the presumed criminality of illegal aliens as an excuse for ever-harsher immigration policies,... Learn More
    Published: 15th October 2012
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  8. Toward a Unified Criminology
    Why do people commit crimes? How do we control crime? The theories that criminologists use to answer these questions are built on a number of underlying assumptions, including those about the nature of crime, free will, human... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2011
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  9. Gender and Crime
    While rates of violent victimization have declined, women are still much more likely than men to be attacked by an intimate partner. Simultaneously, women’s involvement in the criminal justice system, as arrestees and sentenced... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2005
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