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AIC crime & criminal justice information service: June 2010

A selection of new key reports, books, journal articles and websites. All items are available on interlibrary loan through the JV Barry Library. Please contact your own library for assistance.

Alcohol and violence

Books/reports

Crime prevention

Books/reports

Journal articles

  • Bag theft in bars : an analysis of relative risk, perceived risk and modus operandi / Aiden Sidebottom and Kate Bowers
    Security journal 23(3) 2010: 206-224
    Summary: This presents an analysis of over 1000 bag thefts in central London and cunsumer surveys. Prevention measures are proposed.
  • Better than cure... / Wanda Halbert
    Intersec : the journal of international security 20(5) May 2010: 30-32
    Summary: Explores how police are responding to the new UK counter-terrorism strategy of preventing radicalisation and extremism in local communities.
  • Cyberterrorism : an examination of the preparedness of North Carolina local law enforcement / Amanda Sharp Parker
    Security journal 23(3) 2010: 159-173
    Summary: This pilot atudy looks at the potential for cyberterror attack and how prepared various police departments are to prevent or detect such attacks.
  • Frames of theft at work : security culture and the organization of responsibility in transport networks / Bertil Rolandsson and Daniel Ekwall
    Security journal 23(3) 2010: 174-191
    Summary: Based on interviews with workers at Swedish freight terminals, this articles describes how the organisations' security culture influences ndividuals to become perpetrators of theft.
  • Intent to deceive? / Sharon Weinberger
    Nature no. 465 27 May 2010: 412-415
    Summary: Considers the potential of human or machine behavioural observation to identify those with mal intent, and criticisms that this has diverted resources from more useful research.
  • Older women's fears of violence : the need for interventions that enable active ageing / Karen R Barnett, Laurie Buys, Jan E Lovie-Kitchin, Gillian M Boulton-Lewis, Dianne J Smith and Maree E Heffernan
    Journal of women and aging 19(3/4) Sep 2007: 179-193
  • Project Safe Neighborhoods and violent crime trends in US cities : assessing violent crime impact / Edmund F McGarrell
    Journal of quantitative criminology 26(2) Jun 2010: 165-190
    Summary: Initiatives under the Project Safe Neighborhoods program, intended to address gang, gun and drug-related violence, have demonstrated promise in reducing levels of violent crime. While the limitations of this initial analysis are noted, the evidence suggests that the multi-agency, focused deterrence, problem solving approach holds promise for reducing levels of violent crime.
  • Sexting and Australia's regulation of child pornography / Dan Jerker B Svantesson
    Internet law bulletin 13(2) May 2010:
  • What is security : definition through knowledge categorization / David J Brooks
    Security journal 23(3) Jul 2010: 225-239

Cybercrime

Books/reports

Journal articles

  • An invoice for all seasons / Per Ole Johansen
    Journal of Scandinavian studies in criminology and crime prevention 11(1) May 2010: 86-99
    Summary: Some employees and scammers use illegitimate invoices to make money at the expense of their employer, or other businesses and consumers.
  • Cyberbullying : experiences, impacts and coping strategies as described by Australian young people / Megan Price and John Dalgleish
    Youth studies Australia 29(2) Jun 2010: 51-59
  • Cyberterrorism : an examination of the preparedness of North Carolina local law enforcement / Amanda Sharp Parker
    Security journal 23(3) 2010: 159-173
    Summary: This pilot atudy looks at the potential for cyberterror attack and how prepared various police departments are to prevent or detect such attacks.
  • Facebook or racebook? Time for a different approach / Dilan Thampapillai
    Internet law bulletin 13(2) May 2010: 30-33
    Summary: Social networking websites, such as Facebook, have given racist groups the opportunity to congregate in a public area and express their views forcefully.
  • Potential factors of online victimization of youth : an examination of adolescent online behaviors utilizing routine activity theory / Catherine Marcum
    Deviant behavior 31(5) Jul 2010: 381-410
    Summary: Findings indicated that participating in behaviours that increased exposure to motivated offenders and target suitability increased the likelihood of victimisation but taking protective measures against victimisation to improve capable guardianship did not decrease the likelihood of victimisation.
  • Sentencing for child pornography / Kate Warner
    Australian law journal 84(6) 2010: 384-395
  • Sexting and Australia's regulation of child pornography / Dan Jerker B Svantesson
    Internet law bulletin 13(2) May 2010:

Drugs and crime

Books/reports

Journal articles

  • A tale of CIN : the Cannabis Infringement Notice scheme in Western Australia / Simon Lenton and Steve Allsop
    Addiction 105(5) May 2010: 808-816
  • Are there gender differences in arrest trajectories among adult drug abuse treatment participants? / Michael L Prendergast
    Journal of drug issues 40(1) Winter 2010: 7-26
    Summary: Although arrests declined as men and women aged, there did not appear to be many individuals who had terminated their criminal career by age 45.
  • Canada's new impaired driving legislation : modest gains and missed opportunities / Robert Solomon
    Criminal law quarterly 56(1-2) May 2010: 51-81
  • Drug use and intimate partner violence among college students : an in-depth exploration / Erin L Nabors
    Journal of interpersonal violence 25(6) Jun 2010: 1043-1063
    Summary: Research demonstrates a positive relationship between drug use and interpersonal violence perpetration. This article uses the Relationship Characteristics Study to focus on the prevalence and types of drugs in a college (university) student population.
  • Exporting court innovation from the United States to continental Europe : compatability between the drug court model and inquisitorial justice systems / E Rely Vilcica
    International journal of comparative and applied criminal justice 34(1) Spring 2010: 139-172
  • Farmers, factories and funds : organised crime and illicit drugs cultivation within the British Vietnamese community / Daniel Silverstone and Stephen Savage
    Global crime 11(1) Feb 2010: 16-33
  • Investigating stability and change in substance use and criminal activity using a synthesized longitudinal modeling approach / Christopher Sullivan and Alex R Piquero
    Journal of drug issues 40(1) Winter 2010: 63-91
    Summary: The autoregressive latent trajectory model provides estimates that are relevant in understanding key parameters of the substance use and criminal career frameworks.
  • Using random judge assignments to estimate the effects of incarceration and probation on recidivism among drug offenders / Donald Green and Daniel Winik
    Criminology 48(2) May 2010: 357-387
    Summary: The findings suggest that, at least among those facing drug-related charges, incarceration and supervision seem not to deter subsequent criminal behavior.

Evaluation

Books/reports

Journal articles

  • A cost-benefit study of a Breaking the Cycle program for juveniles / Alexander J Cowell, Pamela K Lattimore and Christopher Krebs
    Journal of research in crime and delinquency 47(2) May 2010: 241-262
    Summary: The findings suggest that decision makers should not expect any additional case management and treatment costs to be offset immediately by reductions in juvenile justice costs.
  • Community corrections facilities for juvenile offenders in Ohio : an examination of treatment integrity and recidivism / Christopher Lowenkamp
    Criminal justice and behavior 37(6) Jun 2010: 695-708
    Summary: Community corrections facilities that served higher risk youth, targeted dynamic risk factors with cognitive behavioral modalities, and employed trained and qualified staff were found to have stronger effects on recidivism than those that did not.
  • Evaluating police reform in conflict nations : a Solomon Islands case study / Garth den Heyer
    International journal of comparative and applied criminal justice 34(1) Spring 2010: 213-234
  • Fast Track intervention effects on youth arrests and delinquency / Conduct Problems Prevention Research Group
    Journal of experimental criminology 6(2) Jun 2010: 131-157
    Summary: Findings suggest that comprehensive preventive intervention can prevent juvenile arrest rates, although the presence and nature of intervention effects differs by outcome.
  • How damaging is imprisonment in the long-term? A controlled experiment comparing long-term effects of community service and short custodial sentences on re-offending and social integration / Martin Killias
    Journal of experimental criminology 6(2) Jun 2010: 115-130
    Summary: Challenges the long-held belief that short term prison sentences result in poorer outcomes than community service sentences.
  • Justifying the use of non-experimental methods and disqualifying the use of randomized controlled trials: challenging folklore in evaluation research in crime and justice / David Weisburd
    Journal of experimental criminology 6(2) Jun 2010: 209-227
    Summary: Argues for increased use of randomised experiments and critiques common reasons for not using it.
  • Low-intensity community supervision for low-risk offenders: a randomized, controlled trial / Geoffrey C Barnes
    Journal of experimental criminology 6(2) Jun 2010: 159-189
    Summary: Demonstrates that lower-intensity supervision can allow fewer officers to supervise low-risk offenders in the community without evidence of increased volume or seriousness of crime.
  • Project Safe Neighborhoods and violent crime trends in US cities : assessing violent crime impact / Edmund F McGarrell
    Journal of quantitative criminology 26(2) Jun 2010: 165-190
    Summary: Initiatives under the Project Safe Neighborhoods program, intended to address gang, gun and drug-related violence, have demonstrated promise in reducing levels of violent crime. While the limitations of this initial analysis are noted, the evidence suggests that the multi-agency, focused deterrence, problem solving approach holds promise for reducing levels of violent crime.
  • Qualitative role of community treatment with sex offenders : perspective of the offender and the expert / Emma Collins, Jac Brown and Christopher J Lennings
    Psychiatry, psychology and law 17(2) May 2010: 290-303

Financial crime

Books/reports

Journal articles

  • Combating white-collar crime in Canada : serving victim needs and market integrity / Michael Kempa
    Journal of financial crime 17(2) 2010: 251-264
    Summary: In reporting a symposium hosted by the Bank of Canada and RCMP, the article considers the conceptual difficulties in white collar crime law enforcement, where the cultural divide between operation of the free market and policing impede collaboration and information sharing.
  • Corruption and ethical relativism : what is at stake? / Michel Dion
    Journal of financial crime 17(2) 2010: 240-150
    Summary: This paper addresses the long standing dilemma of the balance between cultural practices that permit corruption and ethical reasoning.
  • Terrorist financing 2010 : editorial / William Tupman
    Journal of financial crime 17(2) 2010: 177-178
    Summary: This editorial argues that setbacks to counter terrorism funding laws in Europe and the UK should provide a breathing space for authorities to realise that there are no short cuts to uncovering and stopping this financing, and that attacks on civil society are counterproductive.
  • Theories of financial crime / Petter Gottschalk
    Journal of financial crime 17(2) 2010: 210-222
    Summary: Identifies theoretical perspectives on financial crime from criminological, organisational and management theories for future conceptual and empirical studies.

Homicide

Journal articles

  • Anger and fear as justifiable preludes for loss of self-control / Susan S M Edwards
    Journal of criminal law 74(3) Jun 2010: 223-241
  • Homicide and violent delinquency in France : an overview framed within an international context / Catherine Blatier
    Aggression and violent behavior 15(4) Jul/Aug 2010: 261-266
  • Infanticide and neonaticide : a review of 40 years of research literature on incidence and causes / Theresa Porter and Helen Gavin
    Trauma, violence, and abuse 11(3) 2010: 99-112
    Summary: Evidence suggests that there are important distinctions to be drawn between different types of baby deaths and that this may have implications for identification, punishment, and/or treatment of potential and actual perpetrators.
  • Lethal outcome in sexual assault events : a conjunctive analysis / Tom Mieczkowski and Eric Beauregard
    Justice quarterly 27(3) Jun 2010: 332-361
    Summary: Using conjunctive analysis of case configurations, the authors find that certain characteristics of the crime itself and certain characteristics of the victim appear strongly associated with fatal outcomes in sexual assaults, while situational characteristics appear relatively weakly associated with lethality.
  • 'Mad' or 'bad'? The murder of Pamela King / Angus Beveridge
    Australian police journal 64(2) Jun 2010: 74-78
  • Medical resources and national homicide rates : a cross-national assessment / Don Soo Chon
    International journal of comparative and applied criminal justice 34(1) Spring 2010: 97-118
    Summary: This study employs a regression analysis by using the data on homicide rates and medical resources for 170 nations
  • Murderous denials / Vikki Petraitis
    Australian police journal 64(2) Jun 2010: 52-63
  • Poverty, infant mortality, and homicide rates in cross-national perspective : assessments of criterion and construct validity / Steven F. Messner
    Criminology 48(2) May 2010: 509-537
    Summary: Investigates infant mortality as a proxy for poverty, then compares relationships between poverty and homicide in 16 advanced nations.
  • Provoking change : comparative insights on feminist homicide law reform / Carolyn B Ramsey
    Journal of criminal law and criminology 100(1) Winter 2010: 33-108
  • Revisiting necessity / Stanley Meng Heong Yeo
    Criminal law quarterly 56(1-2) May 2010: 13-50
  • Social structure and family homicides / Chelsea Diem
    Journal of family violence 25(5) Jul 2010: 521-532
    Summary: This study utilized data from the FBI’s Supplementary Homicide Reports from years 2000-2007 in order to explore the effect social structural variables have on rates of family homicides - specifically, intimate partner, filicide, parricide, and siblicide
  • The role of deviant sexual fantasy in the etiopathogenesis of sexual homicide : a systematic review / Robert Maniglio
    Aggression and violent behavior 15(4) Jul/Aug 2010: 294-302
  • To know the unknown : the decline in homicide clearance rates, 1980-2000 / Graham Ousey and Matthew R Lee
    Criminal justice review 35(2) Jun 2010: 141-158
    Summary: Identifies factors affecting clearance rates for homicide, finding that changes in policing are not relevant.
  • Victim impact / Brett Williams
    Police journal (South Australia). Jun 2010:8-19
    Summary: Four secondary victims of murder explain not only what they have suffered but also the dynamics of their interaction with police.

Indigenous justice

Books/reports

Journal articles

  • Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Bill 2005 : 'positive or negative discrimination'? / Kathleen Clothier
    Australian Indigenous law reporter 10(2) 2006: 1-16
  • Promise to stop violence : Aboriginal males vow to be man enough to take a stand / Todd Condie
    Koori Mail no. 477 2 Jun 2010: 28-29

Serials

Juvenile justice

Books/reports

Journal articles

  • A cost-benefit study of a Breaking the Cycle program for juveniles / Alexander J Cowell, Pamela K Lattimore and Christopher Krebs
    Journal of research in crime and delinquency 47(2) May 2010: 241-262
    Summary: The findings suggest that decision makers should not expect any additional case management and treatment costs to be offset immediately by reductions in juvenile justice costs.
  • An examination of direct and indirect effects of maltreatment dimensions and other ecological risks on persistent youth offending / P Verrecchia
    Criminal justice review 35(2) Jun 2010: 220-243
    Summary: Determines how variations in maltreatment affect delinquent behaviour among mistreated children.
  • Community corrections facilities for juvenile offenders in Ohio : an examination of treatment integrity and recidivism / Christopher Lowenkamp
    Criminal justice and behavior 37(6) Jun 2010: 695-708
    Summary: Community corrections facilities that served higher risk youth, targeted dynamic risk factors with cognitive behavioral modalities, and employed trained and qualified staff were found to have stronger effects on recidivism than those that did not.
  • Delinquent careers behind bars / Chad Trulson
    Criminal justice review 35(2) Jun 2010: 200-219
    Summary: Explores the policy and practice implications of findings about the minor, major and assaultive misconduct of juveniles in detention.
  • Extending the life-course interdependence model : life transitions and the enduring consequences of early self-derogation for young adult crime / David Eitle
    Youth and society 41(4) Jun 2010:
    Summary: Inspired by the life course and developmental criminology approaches, Arnett’s notion of emerging adulthood, and Kaplan’s self-derogation theory, this article examines whether self-derogation predicts young adult crime, controlling for early adolescent behaviors and more temporally proximate risk and protective factors
  • Fast Track intervention effects on youth arrests and delinquency / Conduct Problems Prevention Research Group
    Journal of experimental criminology 6(2) Jun 2010: 131-157
    Summary: Findings suggest that comprehensive preventive intervention can prevent juvenile arrest rates, although the presence and nature of intervention effects differs by outcome.
  • Interrupted life : the crminal justice system as a disruptive force on the lives of young offenders / Anita Wilson
    Prison service journal no. 189 May 2010: 3-8
    Summary: More attention should be given to the fiscal and personal price paid by young people whose often protracted entry into the criminal justice system may have interrupted a first job, a college place or an apprenticeship .
  • Masculinity and resistance in adolescent carceral settings / Carla Cesaroni and Shahid Alvi
    Canadian journal of criminology and criminal justice 52(3) Jun 2010: 303-320
    Summary: This article looks at the way young male offenders resist the experience of power, disicpline and formal social control in the correctional environment.
  • Potential factors of online victimization of youth : an examination of adolescent online behaviors utilizing routine activity theory / Catherine Marcum
    Deviant behavior 31(5) Jul 2010: 381-410
    Summary: Findings indicated that participating in behaviours that increased exposure to motivated offenders and target suitability increased the likelihood of victimisation but taking protective measures against victimisation to improve capable guardianship did not decrease the likelihood of victimisation.
  • Race, code of the street, and violenct delinquency : a multilevel investigation of neighborhood street culture and individual norms of violence / Eric Stewart and Ronald Simons
    Criminology 48(2) May 2010: 569-605
    Summary: The study outlined in this article drew on Elijah Anderson’s (1999) code of the street perspective to examine the impact of neighborhood street culture on violent delinquency.
  • Risk and resilience : the ordinary and extraordinary everyday lives of young people living in a high crime area / Kaye Haw
    Youth and society 41(4) Jun 2010: 451-474
    Summary: The article draws on research carried out with groups of young people living in one of the highest crime areas in the United Kingdom, Urbanfields, as they made videos reflecting aspects of their lives
  • Specifying criminogenic strains : stress dynamics and conduct disorder trajectories / Holly Foster
    Deviant behavior 31(5) Jul 2010: 440-474
    Summary: This article examines family stress dynamics and conduct disorder trajectories prospectively in the lives of adolescents
  • The clinical and adaptive features of young offenders with histories of child-parent violence / Tom Kennedy
    Journal of family violence 25(5) Jul 2010: 509-520
    Summary: This study compared the clinical and adaptive features of juvenile offenders (N=223) who were violent towards their parents with those who had no history of violence against their parents
  • The resettlement needs of young offenders leaving custody : an emotional dimension / Paul Gray
    Prison service journal no. 189 May 2010: 25-28
    Summary: In an attempt to find an adequate solution to the problem of juvenile re-offending, this study looks at the issues facing young men as they try to settle back into their local communities following a custodial sentence.
  • The sleep of (criminological) reason : knowledge-policy rupture and New Labour's youth justice legacy / Barry Goldson
    Criminology and criminal justice : an international journal 10(2) May 2010: 155-178
    Summary: It is suggested that the youth justice system policy has moved away from research-based knowledge and practice based evidence
  • Trajectories of delinquency from adolescence to adulthood / Darci Powell
    Youth and society 41(4) Jun 2010: 475-502
  • Unstructured socializing, collective efficacy, and violent behavior among urban youth / David Maiimon and Chris Browning
    Criminology 48(2) May 2010: 443-474
    Summary: Using two Chicago studies, examines whether neighbourhood social characteristics shape opportunities for the development of unstructured socialising with peers among adolescents, whether unstructured socialising leads to an increase in violent behavior within urban communities, and whether neighbourhood collective efficacy modifies the impact of unstructured socialising on violence.
  • Youth crime and justice : key messages from the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime / Lesley McAra and Susan McVie
    Criminology and criminal justice : an international journal 10(2) May 2010: 179-209
    Summary: The article finds that the Scottish system should be better placed than most other western systems to deliver justice for children (due to its founding commitment to decriminalization and destigmatization). However, as currently implemented, it appears tobe failing many young people.

People trafficking

Books/reports

Journal articles

  • Continuities in the prediction of human trafficking : a research note / Lincoln Fry
    International journal of comparative and applied criminal justice 34(1) Spring 2010: 201-212
    Summary: This study found that the Human Development Index and the total population measure were the strongest predictors of trafficking to a destination country
  • Farmers, factories and funds : organised crime and illicit drugs cultivation within the British Vietnamese community / Daniel Silverstone and Stephen Savage
    Global crime 11(1) Feb 2010: 16-33

Recidivism and desistance

Books/reports

Journal articles

  • An examination of direct and indirect effects of maltreatment dimensions and other ecological risks on persistent youth offending / P Verrecchia
    Criminal justice review 35(2) Jun 2010: 220-243
    Summary: Determines how variations in maltreatment affect delinquent behaviour among mistreated children.
  • An exploration of the mechanisms underlying the development of repeat and one-time violent offenders / Jemma C Chambers
    Aggression and violent behavior 15(4) Jul/Aug 2010: 310-323
  • Are there gender differences in arrest trajectories among adult drug abuse treatment participants? / Michael L Prendergast
    Journal of drug issues 40(1) Winter 2010: 7-26
    Summary: Although arrests declined as men and women aged, there did not appear to be many individuals who had terminated their criminal career by age 45.
  • Criminal careers in international perspective / Matt DeLisi
    International criminal justice review 20(2) Jun 2010: whole issue
    Summary: Special issue on criminal career trajectories, with articles from the US, Japan, the Netherlands, Britain, Canada and Australia
  • Deterrence and deterrability / Bruce A Jacobs
    Criminology 48(2) May 2010: 417-441
    Summary: Deterrability refers to the offender’s capacity and/or willingness to calculate risks and rewards prior to offending. the author contends that little scholarship has attended to the situated meaning of deterrability.
  • Does research on marriage and crime have policy implications? / Torkild Lyngstad, Torbjorn Skardhamar, Delphine Theobald and David P Farrington
    European journal of criminology 7(3) May 2010: 235-247
    Summary: Lyngstad and Skarhammer comment on a recent article by Theobald and Farrington on the crime-reducing effect of marriage and call for evidence of its causal relationship before policy implications are invoked. Theobald and Farrington respond.
  • Failure to register as a sex offender : is it associated with recidivism? / Jill Levenson
    Justice quarterly 27(3) Jun 2010: 305-331
    Summary: In finding no significant differences between the sexual recidivism rates of those who failed to register and compliant registrants, no significant difference in the proportion of sexual recidivists and nonrecidivists with registration violations, and no significant difference in time to recidivism when comparing those who failed to register the article suggests that a punitive emphasis on registration enforcement may not be justified and might divert limited resources away from strategies that would better facilitate public protection from sexual violence.
  • Fast Track intervention effects on youth arrests and delinquency / Conduct Problems Prevention Research Group
    Journal of experimental criminology 6(2) Jun 2010: 131-157
    Summary: Findings suggest that comprehensive preventive intervention can prevent juvenile arrest rates, although the presence and nature of intervention effects differs by outcome.
  • How damaging is imprisonment in the long-term? A controlled experiment comparing long-term effects of community service and short custodial sentences on re-offending and social integration / Martin Killias
    Journal of experimental criminology 6(2) Jun 2010: 115-130
    Summary: Challenges the long-held belief that short term prison sentences result in poorer outcomes than community service sentences.
  • Investigating stability and change in substance use and criminal activity using a synthesized longitudinal modeling approach / Christopher Sullivan and Alex R Piquero
    Journal of drug issues 40(1) Winter 2010: 63-91
    Summary: The autoregressive latent trajectory model provides estimates that are relevant in understanding key parameters of the substance use and criminal career frameworks.
  • Low-intensity community supervision for low-risk offenders: a randomized, controlled trial / Geoffrey C Barnes
    Journal of experimental criminology 6(2) Jun 2010: 159-189
    Summary: Demonstrates that lower-intensity supervision can allow fewer officers to supervise low-risk offenders in the community without evidence of increased volume or seriousness of crime.
  • Participation and frequency during criminal careers across the life span / Hanno Petras, Paul Nieuwbeerta and Alex R Piquero
    Criminology 48(2) May 2010: 607-637
    Summary: The study outlined in this article assessed the participation–frequency debate and the place of each in he decline in the age–crime curve.
  • Recidivism among female child molesters / Shannon Bader, Robert Welsh and Mario Scalora
    Violence and victims 25(3) 2010: 349-362
    Summary: Criminal recidivism outcome measures of (1) subsequent charge, amd (2) child welfare reports are compared - welfare reports are higher.
  • The enhancement effect of social and employment integration on the delay of recidivism of released offenders trained with the R & R programme / Ana M Martin
    Psychology, crime and law 16(5) Jun 2010: 401-414
    Summary: The aim of this study is to assess the extent to which social and employment integration enhances the efficacy of social-cognitive training carried out in prison through a Spanish adaptation of the Reasoning & Rehabilitation (R & R) programme
  • The resettlement needs of young offenders leaving custody : an emotional dimension / Paul Gray
    Prison service journal no. 189 May 2010: 25-28
    Summary: In an attempt to find an adequate solution to the problem of juvenile re-offending, this study looks at the issues facing young men as they try to settle back into their local communities following a custodial sentence.
  • Trajectories of offending and their relation to life failure in late middle age : findings from the Cambridge Study in Delinquent Development / Alex R Piquero
    Journal of research in crime and delinquency 47(2) May 2010: 151-173
    Summary: Results indicate that offending in the first 40 years of life relates to life failure, that childhood risk factors are also implicated in adult life outcomes, and that differences emerge in how offender trajectories predict life failure.
  • Using random judge assignments to estimate the effects of incarceration and probation on recidivism among drug offenders / Donald Green and Daniel Winik
    Criminology 48(2) May 2010: 357-387
    Summary: The findings suggest that, at least among those facing drug-related charges, incarceration and supervision seem not to deter subsequent criminal behavior.

Serious and organised crime

Books/reports

Book chapters

  • Combating transnational environmental crime : 'joined up' thinking about transnational networks
    United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute, 2009

Journal articles

  • A general strain theory of terrorism / Robert Agnew
    Theoretical criminology 14(2) May 2010: 131-153
  • Better than cure... / Wanda Halbert
    Intersec : the journal of international security 20(5) May 2010: 30-32
    Summary: Explores how police are responding to the new UK counter-terrorism strategy of preventing radicalisation and extremism in local communities.
  • Comparing the determinants of concern about terrorism and crime / Tilman Brueck and Catherine Mueller
    Global crime 11(1) Feb 2010: 1-15
    Summary: In showing that fear of crime and fear of terrorism are driven by similar determinants, the authors suggest that targeting these fears may reduce the total costs of these two inseurities.
  • Farmers, factories and funds : organised crime and illicit drugs cultivation within the British Vietnamese community / Daniel Silverstone and Stephen Savage
    Global crime 11(1) Feb 2010: 16-33
  • Home-grown radicals / Amir Lechner
    Intersec : the journal of international security 20(5) May 2010: 12-14
    Summary: Considers the rise of home-grown militia groups in the US and whether they present a serious threat.
  • Intent to deceive? / Sharon Weinberger
    Nature no. 465 27 May 2010: 412-415
    Summary: Considers the potential of human or machine behavioural observation to identify those with mal intent, and criticisms that this has diverted resources from more useful research.
  • Terrorist financing 2010 : editorial / William Tupman
    Journal of financial crime 17(2) 2010: 177-178
    Summary: This editorial argues that setbacks to counter terrorism funding laws in Europe and the UK should provide a breathing space for authorities to realise that there are no short cuts to uncovering and stopping this financing, and that attacks on civil society are counterproductive.
  • The transnational security consultancy industry : a case of state-corporate symbiosis / Connor O'Reilly
    Theoretical criminology 14(2) May 2010: 183-210
    Summary: Suggests that the evolution towards state-corporate symbiosis exacerbates those trends within transnational policing that prompt most concern, while undercutting those for which hope is harboured.
  • Tracing bullets / Pete Gagliardi
    Intersec : the journal of international security 20(5) May 2010: 16-18
    Summary: Calls for an integrated global approach to use forensic balllistics to track and disrupt criminal gangs and terrorist groups.

Sexual assault

Books/reports

Journal articles

  • A sequential examination of offenders' verbal strategies during stranger rapes : the influence of location / Claire Lawrence
    Psychology, crime and law 16(5) Jun 2010: 381-400
  • Cross-examination of child sexual assault complainants : concerns about s 41 of the Evidence Act / Russell Boyd and Anthony Hopkins
    Criminal law journal 34(3) Feb 2010: 149-166
  • Failure to register as a sex offender : is it associated with recidivism? / Jill Levenson
    Justice quarterly 27(3) Jun 2010: 305-331
    Summary: In finding no significant differences between the sexual recidivism rates of those who failed to register and compliant registrants, no significant difference in the proportion of sexual recidivists and nonrecidivists with registration violations, and no significant difference in time to recidivism when comparing those who failed to register the article suggests that a punitive emphasis on registration enforcement may not be justified and might divert limited resources away from strategies that would better facilitate public protection from sexual violence.
  • Implementing the Adam Walsh sex offender registration and notification provisions : a survey of the states / Andrew Harris and Christopher Lobanov-Rostovsky
    Criminal justice policy review 21(2) Jun 2010: 202-222
    Summary: National sex offender registration requirements in the US are causing friction with state based systems on matters of consistency and autonomy.
  • Lethal outcome in sexual assault events : a conjunctive analysis / Tom Mieczkowski and Eric Beauregard
    Justice quarterly 27(3) Jun 2010: 332-361
    Summary: Using conjunctive analysis of case configurations, the authors find that certain characteristics of the crime itself and certain characteristics of the victim appear strongly associated with fatal outcomes in sexual assaults, while situational characteristics appear relatively weakly associated with lethality.
  • Male rape victim and perpetrator blaming / Emma Sleath and Ray Bull
    Journal of interpersonal violence 25(6) Jun 2010: 969-988
    Summary: Differences were found in victim and perpetrator blaming in terms of stranger and acquaintance rape and also in relation to manipulating the level of rape myths.
  • Professional response and attitudes toward female-perpetrated child sexual abuse : a study of psychologists, psychiatrists, probationary psychologists and child protection workers / David Mellor and Rebecca Deering
    Psychology, crime and law 16(5) Jun 2010: 415-438
  • Public media campaigns in responding to and preventing sexual assault : a summary of the research / Antonia Quadara
    Aware : ACSSA newsletter no. 24 May 2010: 19-24
  • Risk communication in sexually violent predator hearings / Sarah Scott
    Behavioral sciences and the law 28(3) May-Jun 2010: 322-336
    Summary: A pilot study and three experimental studies of sexually violent predator cases were conducted, in which victim type, risk communication, and juror education were manipulated to assess juror response.
  • Sexual assault in the US military : a review of the literature and recommendations for the future / Jessica A Turchik
    Aggression and violent behavior 15(4) Jul/Aug 2010: 267-277
  • The role of deviant sexual fantasy in the etiopathogenesis of sexual homicide : a systematic review / Robert Maniglio
    Aggression and violent behavior 15(4) Jul/Aug 2010: 294-302
  • Towards a guide to best practice in conducting actuarial risk assessments with sex offenders / Leam A Craig
    Aggression and violent behavior 15(4) Jul/Aug 2010: 278-293