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AIC crime & criminal justice information service: August 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

Journal articles

  • Alcohol and violence-related Injuries among emergency roompatients in an international perspective / Cheryl J Cherpitel and Yu Ye
    Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association 16(4) Jul/Aug 2010: 227-235
    Summary: Analyses data from the Emergency Room Collaborative Alcohol Ananlysis Project, obtained 1984-2003 from 32 ER sites in 7 countries, and the WHO Collaborative Study on Alcohol and Injury
  • Comparing spatially varying coefficient models : a case study examining violent crime rates and their relationships to alcohol outlets and illegal drug arrests / David Wheeler and Lance Waller
    Journal of geographical systems 11(1) Mar 2009: 1-22
    Summary: In this paper, we compare and contrast a Bayesian spatially varying coefficient process (SVCP) model with a geographically weighted regression (GWR) model for the estimation of the potentially spatially varying regression effects of alcohol outlets and illegal drug activity on violent crime in Houston, Texas.
  • Effects of a brief intervention for reducing violence and alcohol misuse among adolescents : a randomized trial / Maureen A Walton, Stephen T Chermak, Jean T Shope, C Raymond Bingham, Marc A Zimmerman, Frederic C Blow and Rebecca M Cunningham
    JAMA 304(5) 4 Aug 2010: 527-535
    Summary: Study of a brief intervention conducted between September 2006 and September 2009, with groups chosen from 3338 patients aged from 14 to 18, presenting to a hospital emergency department in Flint, Michigan.
  • On- and off-premise drinking choices among Indigenous Australians : the influence of socio-spatial factors / Maggie Brady
    Drug and alcohol review 29(4) Jul 2010: 446-451
  • The impact of drinking pattern on alcohol-related violence among adolescents : an international comparative analysis / Elin K Bye and Ingeborg Rossow
    Drug and alcohol review 29(2) Mar 2010: 131-137
    Summary: Alcohol-related aggression is higher for drinking cultures where adolescents to a larger extent drink to intoxication.
  • The roles of victim and offender substance use in sexual assault outcomes / Leanne Brecklin
    Journal of interpersonal violence 25(8) Aug 2010: 1503-1522

Child abuse and protection

Books/reports

Journal articles

  • Child protection and adult crime : using investigator assignment to estimate causal effects of foster care / Joseph Doyle
    Journal of political economy 116(4) Aug 2008: 746-770
    Summary: Children on the margin of placement are found to be two to three times more likely to enter the criminal justice system as adults if they were placed in foster care
  • Effects of federal legislation on the commercial sexual exploitation of children / William Adams, Colleen Owens, Kevonne Small and United States. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
    Juvenile justice bulletin (OJJDP). Jul 2010:12 p
    Summary: Describes the findings of a study that the Urban Institute conducted to examine the effects of the passage of the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000 (TVPA) on the federal prosecution of commercial sexual exploitation of children(CSEC) cases.
  • Examination of the consistency of interviewer performance across three distinct interview contexts / Martine B Powell, Cristina Cavezza, Carolyn H Hughes-Scholes and Mark Stoove
    Psychology, crime and law no. 16 7: Sep 2010
    Summary: The current study examined the consistency of investigative interviewers' performance across three distinct interview paradigms: (a) a mock interview where an adult actor played the role of a child recalling abuse, (b) a mock interview where a school child recalled an innocuous event that was staged at the child's school, and (c) a field interview where the interviewer elicited a statement of abuse from a child.
  • Intra- and extra-familial child molestation as pathways building on parental and relational deficits and personality disorders / S Bogaerts
    International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology 54(4) Aug 2010: 478-493
  • Loving fathers? Implications of state intervention / Janice Sim
    University of Tasmania law review 28(2) 2009: 242-264
    Summary: Argues that replacement of a dysfunctional parent by State intervention can increase child endangerment.
  • Northern Territory National Emergency Response revisited / Andrew Hemming
    Psychiatry, psychology and law 17(3) Aug 2010: 438-463
  • 'Sex, lies and videotapes' : gathering and assessing evidence of child abuse in family law cases / Daryl J Higgins
    Psychiatry, psychology and law 17(3) Aug 2010: 398-411
    Summary: Describes the gap between Commonwealth and State/Territory responsibilities and mechanisms, and data from a recent evaluation of an innovative program designed to bridge this jurisdictional gap: the Family Court of Australia’s ‘‘Magellan’’ case-managementmodel.
  • The use of cross-jurisdictional population data to investigate health indicators of child maltreatment / Melissa O' Donnell, Natasha Nashar, Helen M Leonard, Richard P Mathews, Yvonne G Patterson and Fiona J Stanley
    Medical journal of Australia 193(3) 2 Aug 2010:
  • Violence in the family : an integrative approach to its control / Hjalmar van Marle
    International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology 54(4) Aug 2010: 475-477
    Summary: Suggests an integrated approach to the classification of perpetrators of all types of family violence to allow the various disciplines researching the topic to integrate their findings and find better ways of approaching the problem.

Serials

Crime prevention

Books/reports

Conference Papers

Journal articles

  • Civic community, population change, and violent crime in rural communities / Travis C Pratt, Kristy Holtfreter and Michael D Reisig
    Journal of research in crime and delinquency 47(3) Aug 2010: 267-296
    Summary: Civically robust communities are much better positioned to weather population change than civically weak communities, but continuous change over time compromises the protective effect that civic robustness provides against serious crime.
  • Commercial density, residential concentration, and crime : land use patterns and violence in neighborhood context / Christopher R Browning
    Journal of research in crime and delinquency 47(3) Aug 2010: 329-357
    Summary: The authors find evidence of a curvilinear association between commercial and residential density and both homicide and aggravated assault.
  • Effects of government initiatives on youth crime / Ricardo Sabates and Leon Feinstein
    Oxford economic papers 60(3) Jul 2008: 462-483
    Summary: This paper evaluates the impacts on male juvenile burglary conviction rates of two UK government interventions, the Reducing Burglary Initiative and Educational Maintenance Allowances, only the former of which had crime reduction as an explicit objective.It concludes that educational policies can complement direct interventions for crime prevention.
  • Enduring effects of prenatal and nursery visiting by nurses on maternal life course and government spending / Robert E Cole, Harriet. Kitzman and David L Olds
    Archives of pediatrics and adolescent medicine 164(5) 2010: 419-242
    Summary: The program improved maternal life course and reduced government spending among children through age 12 years.
  • Foam architecture : managing co-isolated associations / Christian Borch
    Economy and society 37(4) Nov 2008: 548-571
    Summary: This article analyses Peter Sloterdijk's grand trilogy on spheres which reconceptualizes our being-together and its spatial conditions. It offers a foam-theoretical interpretation of environmental crime prevention and brings together foam theory, immunology and the focus on architecture.
  • Future technology in law enforcement / Ben Reed
    AUSPOL : the official publication of the Australian Federal Police Association no. 3 2008: 22-25
  • Hot corridors, deterrence, and guardianship : an assessment of the Omaha metro safety initiative / John Crank
    Journal of criminal justice 38(3) Jul / Aug 2010: 430-438
    Summary: This initiative was to deter crime through a highly visible guardianship police presence that emphasised contacts with citizens. Business crime showed the most consistent deterrent effect.
  • Long-term effects of prenatal and infancy nurse home visitation on the life course of youths / David L Olds, John Eckenrode and Mary Campa
    Archives of pediatrics and adolescent medicine 164(1) Jan 2010: 9-15
    Summary: Examines the effect of prenatal and infancy nurse home visitation on the life course development of 19-year-old youths whose mothers participated in the Nurse-Family Partnership program.
  • Responding to clandestine methamphetamine manufacturing : a case study in situational crime prevention / Rashi K Shukla and E Elaine Bartgis
    Criminal justice policy review 21(3) Sep 2010: 338-362
    Summary: Laws to restrict sales of pseudoephedrine-containing products fit within the situational crime prevention perspective. Local laboratories seizures reduced, however supply of methamphetamine did not, as it started to come from Mexico.
  • Routine online activity and internet fraud targeting : extending the generality of Routine Activity Theory / Travis C Pratt, Kristy Holtfreter and Michael D Reisig
    Journal of research in crime and delinquency 47(3) Aug 2010: 267-297
    Summary: The authors draw on routine activity theory and consumer behavior research to understand how personal characteristics and online routines increase people's exposure to motivated offenders.
  • Situational logic in social science inquiry : from economics to ciminology / Paul Knepper
    Review of Austrian economics 20(1) Mar 2007: 25-41
    Summary: Extends Popper's situational logic to economist Gary Becker's economic approach to crime models and Ronald V. Clarke's situational crime prevention.
  • The scary truth about airport security / Cathy Gulli
    AUSPOL : the official publication of the Australian Federal Police Association no. 2 2010: 21-25
    Summary: This article questions the effectiveness of certain security measures in Canada and outlines successful ones around the world.
  • Understanding and applying situational crime prevention strategies / Daniel R Lee
    Criminal justice policy review 21(3) Sep 2010: 263-268
    Summary: When criminological theories have criminal justice policy implications and criminal justice policies are derived from criminological theories, crimes seem to be preventable.

Cybercrime

Books/reports

Journal articles

  • Can virtual crimes be punished under Australian law? / Amanda Mason / Amanda Mason
    Internet law bulletin 13(4) Aug 2010: 70-72
  • Civic community, population change, and violent crime in rural communities / Travis C Pratt, Kristy Holtfreter and Michael D Reisig
    Journal of research in crime and delinquency 47(3) Aug 2010: 267-296
    Summary: Civically robust communities are much better positioned to weather population change than civically weak communities, but continuous change over time compromises the protective effect that civic robustness provides against serious crime.
  • Criminological theory in the digital age : the case of social learning theory and digital piracy / Robert G Morris and George Higgins
    Journal of criminal justice 38(3) Jul / Aug 2010: 470-480
    Summary: This study supports social learning theory to explain the likelihood of digital piracy.
  • Grooming for terror : the internet and young people / Christopher J Lennings, Krestina L Amon, Heidi Brummert and Nicholas J Lennings
    Psychiatry, psychology and law 17(3) Aug 2010: 424-437
    Summary: This article reviews what is currently known about the development of hate sites into sophisticated recruitment and attitude influencing mechanisms.
  • Hackers, fraudsters and ordinary users : the House of Representatives cyber crime report / Patrick Leader-Elliott and Melissa De Zwart
    Internet law bulletin 13(4) Aug 2010: 64-69
  • Liquid embezzlement : earthquake reveals bogus water rights rip-off / Alexander J Mcleod and John R Mills
    Fraud magazine 24(4) Jul/Aug 2010: 57-60
  • Privacy on Facebook : issues and implications for individual and employers / Lisa Jarrett / Lisa Jarrett
    Internet law bulletin 13(4) Aug 2010: 58-63
  • Routine online activity and internet fraud targeting : extending the generality of Routine Activity Theory / Travis C Pratt, Kristy Holtfreter and Michael D Reisig
    Journal of research in crime and delinquency 47(3) Aug 2010: 267-297
    Summary: The authors draw on routine activity theory and consumer behavior research to understand how personal characteristics and online routines increase people's exposure to motivated offenders.
  • 'Safe sext'? Young people, technology and sexual violence / Anastasia Powell
    DVRCV quarterly no. 2 Winter 2010: 1-5
  • Spear-phishing email scam : stealing from small- and medium-sized businesses / Robert E Holtfreter
    Fraud magazine 24(4) Jul/Aug 2010: 16-18 + [1] p
  • Threatening communications / David Kirk
    Journal of criminal law 74(4) Aug 2010: 281-283
    Summary: Opinion piece wondering whether determination to banish prejudice, hatred and unfairness and to embrace equality, diversity, political correctness, safety and health has made modern society prudish, prurient, hypocritical, censorious, nasty or daft and unable to tell the difference between normal human frustrations and threats to security.

Drugs and crime

Books/reports

Journal articles

  • Addictive drug use management policies in a long-run economic model / Harry Clarke and Martin Byford
    48(2) : 151-165
  • An overview of systematic reviews on cannabis and psychosis : discussing apparently conflicing results / Silvia Minozzi
    Drug and alcohol review 29(3) May 2010: 304-317
  • Assessing community support for harm reduction services : comparing two measures / Max Hopwood
    Drug and alcohol review 29(4) Jul 2010: 385-391
    Summary: Explores whether survey information and design can influence participants' responses about drug use and harm reduction.
  • Comparing spatially varying coefficient models : a case study examining violent crime rates and their relationships to alcohol outlets and illegal drug arrests / David Wheeler and Lance Waller
    Journal of geographical systems 11(1) Mar 2009: 1-22
    Summary: In this paper, we compare and contrast a Bayesian spatially varying coefficient process (SVCP) model with a geographically weighted regression (GWR) model for the estimation of the potentially spatially varying regression effects of alcohol outlets and illegal drug activity on violent crime in Houston, Texas.
  • Drug offenders' perceptions of motivation : the role of motivation in rehabilitation and reintegration / Lior Gideon
    International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology 54(4) Aug 2010: 597-610
  • Leisure time activities that predict initiation, progression and reduction of cannabis use : a prospective, population-based panel survey / Michael Schaub
    Drug and alcohol review 29(4) Jul 2010: 378-384
    Summary: Initial and follow-up survey of more than 5,000 participants to see what effect leisure time activities and the people associated with them have on initiation, progression and reduction of cannabis use.
  • Modelling crack cocaine use trends over 10 years in a Canadian setting / Dan Webb
    Drug and alcohol review 29(3) May 2010: 271-277
    Summary: Investigated longitudinal patterns of crack cocaine use among polydrug users in Vancouver between 1996 and 2005, finding a massive increase among injecting drug users and complex interactions leading to initiation.
  • Reconciling the purposes and principles of criminal punishment / John Hatzistergos
    Law society journal (Law Society of NSW) 48(7) Aug 2010: 78-80
    Summary: The NSW Attorney-General draws attention to the achievements of the NSW Drug Courts, CREDIT and MERIT programs and other developments in sentencing and rehabilitation.
  • Responding to clandestine methamphetamine manufacturing : a case study in situational crime prevention / Rashi K Shukla and E Elaine Bartgis
    Criminal justice policy review 21(3) Sep 2010: 338-362
    Summary: Laws to restrict sales of pseudoephedrine-containing products fit within the situational crime prevention perspective. Local laboratories seizures reduced, however supply of methamphetamine did not, as it started to come from Mexico.
  • Risk, need, and responsitivity : unrealized potential for the international delivery of substance abuse treatment in prison / Jennifer M Jolley and John J Kerbs
    International criminal justice review 20(3) Sep 2010: 280-301
    Summary: Examines the legal and socioeconomic policy implications of programs that fail to provide services according to offenders’ specific needs in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
  • The dark side of sniffing : paint colour affects intoxication experiences among adolescent inhalant users / Michael Takagi, Murat Yucal and Dan Lubman / Michael Takagi, Murat Yucel and Dan I Lubman
    Drug and alcohol review 29(4) Jul 2010: 452-455
  • The roles of victim and offender substance use in sexual assault outcomes / Leanne Brecklin
    Journal of interpersonal violence 25(8) Aug 2010: 1503-1522
  • The sentencing response to defendants with foetal alcohol spectrum disorder / Heather Douglas / Heather Douglas
    Criminal law journal 34(4) 2010: 221-239
  • The toxicology of homicide offenders and victims : a review / Shane Darke
    Drug and alcohol review 29(2) Mar 2010: 202-215
  • 'When the banks withdraw, slum landlords take over' : the structuration of neighbourhood decline through redlining, drug dealing, speculation and immigrant exploitation / Manuel Aalbers
    Urban studies 43(7) Jun 2006: 1061-1086
    Summary: It is argued that the retreat of 'formal' actors, such as banks and bona fide landlords, stimulates the rise of the underworld in both the housing and drugs markets.

Serials

Web Sites

  • National drug court resource centre / United States. Dept. of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Assistance
    Summary: NDCRC is a collective repository of all vital Drug Court information: latest research findings, funding opportunities, trainings, breaking news, and announcements. NDCRC provides up-to-date information, networking, and support to all Drug Court practitioners, training providers, national partners, Drug Court clients, and citizens nationwide.
    http://www.ndcrc.org/

Evaluation

Books/reports

  • Family intervention projects : a classic case of policy-based evidence
    Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, Jun 2010
    Summary: The author contends that the FIP, as implemented by the Blair Government, demonstrates the nightmare place to which populist political rhetoric and 'policy based evidence' can deliver us.
    http://www.crimeandjustice.org.uk/opus1786/Family_intervention_projects.pdf
  • National evaluation of Safe Start Promising Approaches : assessing program implementation / Dana Schultz ... [et al.]
    RAND Corporation, 2010
    Summary: Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP).Safe Start Promising Approaches (SSPA) was the second phase of a planned four-phase initiative focusing on preventing and reducing the impact of children’s exposure to violence and sponsored by the US Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and
    http://www.rand.org/pubs/technical_reports/2010/RAND_TR750.pdf
  • Transitions to better lives : offender readiness and rehabilitation / Andrew Day ... [et al.]
    Willan Publishing, 2010

Journal articles

  • Are criminologists describing randomized controlled trials in ways that allow us to assess them? Findings from a sample of crime and justice trials / Amanda Perry, David Weisburd and Catherine Hewitt
    Journal of experimental criminology 6(3) Sep 2010: 245-262
    Summary: The findings suggest that crime and justice studies have low descriptive validity.
  • Do we want to be politically correct, or do we want to reduce partner violence in our communities? / John Hamel
    Partner abuse : new directions in research, intervention and policy 1(1) 2010: 82-91
    Summary: Evidence is presented against the prevailing assumptions that partner violence is perpetrated exclusively or mostly by men, has adverse consequences exclusively or mostly to women, and that intervention ought to be limited to same-sex psychoeducational groups.
  • Effects of a brief intervention for reducing violence and alcohol misuse among adolescents : a randomized trial / Maureen A Walton, Stephen T Chermak, Jean T Shope, C Raymond Bingham, Marc A Zimmerman, Frederic C Blow and Rebecca M Cunningham
    JAMA 304(5) 4 Aug 2010: 527-535
    Summary: Study of a brief intervention conducted between September 2006 and September 2009, with groups chosen from 3338 patients aged from 14 to 18, presenting to a hospital emergency department in Flint, Michigan.
  • Enduring effects of prenatal and nursery visiting by nurses on maternal life course and government spending / Robert E Cole, Harriet. Kitzman and David L Olds
    Archives of pediatrics and adolescent medicine 164(5) 2010: 419-242
    Summary: The program improved maternal life course and reduced government spending among children through age 12 years.
  • Evaluating anti-money laundering initiatives : a country perspective / Dulacha Barako and Alistair M Brown
    Australasian evaluation studies 9(1) 2009: 16-23
    Summary: Evaluates the effectiveness of anti-money laundering legislation in Kenya by examining the awareness and attitudes of stakeholders.
  • Evaluating shame transformation in group treatment of domestic violence offenders / Christopher Loeffler
    International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology 54(4) Aug 2010: 517-536
  • Evaluation of a cognitive intervention program for juvenile offenders / Anna Bogestad
    International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology 54(4) Aug 2010: 552-565
  • Hot corridors, deterrence, and guardianship : an assessment of the Omaha metro safety initiative / John Crank
    Journal of criminal justice 38(3) Jul / Aug 2010: 430-438
    Summary: This initiative was to deter crime through a highly visible guardianship police presence that emphasised contacts with citizens. Business crime showed the most consistent deterrent effect.
  • Interventions for perpetrators of intimate partner violence : a review of efficacy research and recent trends / Christopher M Murphy and Laura A Ting
    Partner abuse : new directions in research, intervention and policy 1(1) 2010: 26-44
    Summary: Evidence indicates that the integration of substance use interventions may enhance violence reduction. Supportive interventions designed to enhance program attendance and motivation to change have yielded consistently encouraging results.
  • Long-term effects of prenatal and infancy nurse home visitation on the life course of youths / David L Olds, John Eckenrode and Mary Campa
    Archives of pediatrics and adolescent medicine 164(1) Jan 2010: 9-15
    Summary: Examines the effect of prenatal and infancy nurse home visitation on the life course development of 19-year-old youths whose mothers participated in the Nurse-Family Partnership program.
  • The evolution of services for male domestic violence victims at WEAVE / Margaux Rooney
    Partner abuse : new directions in research, intervention and policy 1(1) 2010: 26-44
    Summary: WEAVE, a Californian provider of domestic violence services has modifies its culture and programs to be more responsive to both genders accessing services with various trauma histories

Serials

Books/reports

Conference Papers

Journal articles

  • A population study on Indigenous hospitalisations for interpersonal violence / Lynn B Meuleners, Andy H Lee, Delia Hendrie and Michelle Fraser
    Australian health review 34(1) 2010: 123-126
    Summary: This study used population-based data to compare the different characteristics between Indigenous male and female hospitalisations due to interpersonal violence in Western Australia. Females were hospitalised at nearly 1.3 times the rate of males and comprised the majority (65%) of hospitalisations for those admitted more than once.
  • Childhood victimization and its impact on coping behaviors for victims of intimate partner violence / Marciana Popescu
    Journal of family violence 25(6) Aug 2010: 575-585
    Summary: Examines the impacts of childhood victimisation and conservative Christian faith adherence on the help seeking behaviours of intimate partner violence victims.
  • Do we want to be politically correct, or do we want to reduce partner violence in our communities? / John Hamel
    Partner abuse : new directions in research, intervention and policy 1(1) 2010: 82-91
    Summary: Evidence is presented against the prevailing assumptions that partner violence is perpetrated exclusively or mostly by men, has adverse consequences exclusively or mostly to women, and that intervention ought to be limited to same-sex psychoeducational groups.
  • Evaluating shame transformation in group treatment of domestic violence offenders / Christopher Loeffler
    International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology 54(4) Aug 2010: 517-536
  • Fact or fiction? Gender issues related to newspaper reports of intimate partner homicide / Jessica A Wozniak and Kathy A McCloskey
    Violence against women 16(8) Aug 2010: 934-952
    Summary: Female-perpetrated IPV homicide was not portrayed as more newsworthy nor did it receive more coverage when compared to male-perpetrated IPV homicide. Female victims were more likely to be portrayed as innocent when compared to males
  • Future law enforcement officers and social workers : perceptions of domestic violence / Elizabeth McMullan
    Journal of interpersonal violence 25(8) Aug 2010: 1367-1387
  • 'Help is a button away' : the Bsafe pilot project / Rachael MacKay
    DVRCV quarterly no. 2 Winter 2010: 6-10
    Summary: Bsafe is a personal alarm system that enables women and children, who have an Intervention Order, to reside safely in their homes. 68 women with 135 accompanying children have used Bsafe since the the project began in 2007
  • Homophobia, heteronormativism and hegemonic masculinity : male same-sex intimate violence from the perspective of Brisbane service providers / Melissa Kay and Samantha Jeffries
    Psychiatry, psychology and law 17(3) Aug 2010: 412-423
  • Housing men who use violence : a new emergency accommodation program / Katie Bishop
    DVRCV quarterly no. 2 Winter 2010: 11-12
  • Interventions for perpetrators of intimate partner violence : a review of efficacy research and recent trends / Christopher M Murphy and Laura A Ting
    Partner abuse : new directions in research, intervention and policy 1(1) 2010: 26-44
    Summary: Evidence indicates that the integration of substance use interventions may enhance violence reduction. Supportive interventions designed to enhance program attendance and motivation to change have yielded consistently encouraging results.
  • Loving fathers? Implications of state intervention / Janice Sim
    University of Tasmania law review 28(2) 2009: 242-264
    Summary: Argues that replacement of a dysfunctional parent by State intervention can increase child endangerment.
  • Parenting and women arrested for intimate partner violence / Catherine Simmons
    Journal of interpersonal violence 25(8) Aug 2010: 1429-1448
  • Relationship aggression, violence and self-regulation in Australian newlywed couples / W Kim Halford, Charles Farrugia, Alf Lizzio and Keithia Wilson
    Australian journal of psychology 62(2) Jun 2010: 82-92
    Summary: Research in the United States shows that relationship violence occurs in a substantial minority of newlywed couples, and is associated with a range of risk factors such as family-of-origin violence. In the current study self-reported aggression and violence were assessed in 379 Australian newlywed couples. Consistent with US-based research, over 20% of newlywed Australian couples reported at least one incident of relationship violence in the past year.
  • The evolution of services for male domestic violence victims at WEAVE / Margaux Rooney
    Partner abuse : new directions in research, intervention and policy 1(1) 2010: 26-44
    Summary: WEAVE, a Californian provider of domestic violence services has modifies its culture and programs to be more responsive to both genders accessing services with various trauma histories
  • To change attitudes and to bring change : the role of the media / Megan Hughes
    Australian Domestic and Family Violence Clearinghouse newsletter no. 41 Winter 2010: 8-10
  • Typology of intimate partner homicide : personal, interpersonal, and environmental characteristics of men who murdered their female intimate partner / Ety Elisha
    International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology 54(4) Aug 2010: 494-516
  • Violence in the family : an integrative approach to its control / Hjalmar van Marle
    International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology 54(4) Aug 2010: 475-477
    Summary: Suggests an integrated approach to the classification of perpetrators of all types of family violence to allow the various disciplines researching the topic to integrate their findings and find better ways of approaching the problem.

Financial crime

Books/reports

Journal articles

  • Analyzing principles of criminal responsibility / Caroline Dobraszczyk
    Law society journal (Law Society of NSW) 48(7) Aug 2010: 64-66
    Summary: Two recent High Court decisions dealing with similar charges of conspiracy to launder money differed in their results. The application of Chapter 2 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) to the Ansari case and the LK and RK case is examined.
  • Counterfeiting as corporate externality : intellectual property crime and global insecurity / Simon Mackenzie
    Crime, law and social change 54(1) 2010: 21-38
    Summary: This paper suggests that the current global problem of intellectual property crime is an externality, and that it has not been recognised as such because corporations present product counterfeiting and piracy as crimes which reduce their revenue, rather than as predictable side effects of corporate production and merchandising, including branding activity, which have considerable socially deleterious consequences.
  • Criminal prosecution within responsive regulatory practice / Valerie Braithwaite
    Criminology and public policy 9(3) Aug 2010: 515-523
  • Diagnostics of white-collar crime prevention / John Braithwaite
    Criminology and public policy 9(3) Aug 2010: 621-626
  • Evaluating anti-money laundering initiatives : a country perspective / Dulacha Barako and Alistair M Brown
    Australasian evaluation studies 9(1) 2009: 16-23
    Summary: Evaluates the effectiveness of anti-money laundering legislation in Kenya by examining the awareness and attitudes of stakeholders.
  • Pride and prejudice : comparative corruption research and the British case / Sappho Xenakis
    Crime, law and social change 54(1) 2010: 39-61
    Summary: Argues that comparative analysis of corruption has become corrupted itself by the use of invalid perceptions measures and is biased against finding corruption in western states.
  • Serious tax fraud and noncompliance / Michael Levi, Valerie Braithwaite, Paul Leighton and Benno Torgler
    Criminology and public policy 9(3) Aug 2010: 493-542
    Summary: The lead article considers the concepts of effectiveness and fairness in evaluating the impact of civil and criminal proceedings against large-scale personal tax fraud. The other three articles comment on how authorities can increase the cost of noncompliance through criminal proceedings; framing of publicity around increased taxation and national debt for all citizens, rather than cheating 'the government'; and amnesties, rewards and the importance of good governance as additional policy responses.
  • Spear-phishing email scam : stealing from small- and medium-sized businesses / Robert E Holtfreter
    Fraud magazine 24(4) Jul/Aug 2010: 16-18 + [1] p
  • The fraud-terror link : terrorists are committing fraud to fund their activities / Frank Perri
    Fraud magazine 24(4) Jul/Aug 2010: 28-31 + [3] p
  • The paradox of expected punishment : legal and economic factors determining success and failure in the fight against organized crime / John R Walker and Brigitte Unger
    Review of law and economics 5(2) Jan 2009: 821-853
  • Transnational white-collar crime and risk / Carole Gibbs, Dawn Rothe, Laureen Snider and Judith van Erp
    Criminology and public policy 9(3) Aug 2010: 543-590
    Summary: The lead article uses the trade in e-waste to highlight risks in global financial transactions and outlines smart regulation as a response. The remaining articles also note the risks in disparities in national regulation and legislation.
  • Walls of secrecy and silence / Henk Van de Bunt, William S Laufer, John Minkes, Henry N Pontell, Gilbert Geis and Nancy Reichman
    Criminology and public policy 9(3) Aug 2010: 435-491
    Summary: The first article uses the Madoff and Dutch construction scandals to identify both the lack of effective regulatory supervision and a determination to conceal criminal activity as causes. The other four articles use this as a starting point for analysis of failures of policies to encurage openness; the need for governments to act decisively against offenders; changes to company registrations, auditor choice and corporations' rights; and rigorous, independent investigation of failures.
  • White-collar crime and the Great Recession / Peter Nils Grabosky and Neal Shover
    Criminology and public policy 9(3) Aug 2010: 429-433, 641-653

Homicide

Books/reports

  • Defensive homicide : review of the offence of defensive homicide : consultation paper / Department of Justice
    Department of Justice, 2010
    Summary: The Victorian Law Reform Commission recommended that excessive self defence ( recognised by the offence of defensive homicide) be reviewed five years after it had commenced operation. In the light of several recent cases, there have been public calls tolimit or abolish defensive homicide. This paper provides the first step in the review of defensive homicide.
    http://www.legislation.vic.gov.au/Domino/Web_Notes/LDMS/PubStatbook.nsf/f932b66241ecf1b7ca256e92000e23be/f0b7c8d5d930ee26ca2570c1001f677f/$FILE/05-077a.pdf

Conference Papers

Journal articles

  • A simple test of abortion and crime / Ted Joyce
    Review of economics and statistics 91(1) Feb 2009: 112-123
    Summary: To explore whether the decriminalisation of abortion led to a decrease in crime, the author tests Donohue and Levitt's results for violent and property crime arrest rates and applies their data and specification to an analysis of age-specific homicide rates and murder arrest rates. No meaningful association was found.
  • An empirical assessment of what we know about structural covariates of homicide rates : a return to a classic 20 years later / Patricia L McCall, Kenneth Land and Karen F. Parker
    Homicide studies 14(3) Aug 2010: 219-244
    Summary: The authors find support for the claims of invariance established in Land, McCall, and Cohen, 'Structural covariates of homicide rates : are there any invariances across time and social space?' 20 years ago; and acknowledge the contributions of this piece to the macrolevel study of homicide rates.
  • Can virtual crimes be punished under Australian law? / Amanda Mason / Amanda Mason
    Internet law bulletin 13(4) Aug 2010: 70-72
  • Desperate measures : rationalizing the crime of infanticide / Isabel Grant
    Canadian criminal law review 14(3) Aug 2010: 253-271
    Summary: This article examines the relationship between infanticide and murder and argues that the intent of the infanticide provisions in Canada's Criminal Code was to provide a mitigating regime for killings that would otherwise be murder.
  • Do the invariant findings of Land, McCall, and Cohen generalize to cross-national studies of social structure and homicide? / William Alex Pridemore
    Homicide studies 14(3) Aug 2010: 296-335
    Summary: This review's findings for population structure and divorce are inconsistent but that there is relatively consistent evidence for an association between homicide and some form of resource deprivation cross-nationally.
  • Fact or fiction? Gender issues related to newspaper reports of intimate partner homicide / Jessica A Wozniak and Kathy A McCloskey
    Violence against women 16(8) Aug 2010: 934-952
    Summary: Female-perpetrated IPV homicide was not portrayed as more newsworthy nor did it receive more coverage when compared to male-perpetrated IPV homicide. Female victims were more likely to be portrayed as innocent when compared to males
  • Inmate homicides : killers, victims, motives, and circumstances / Mark D Cunningham
    Journal of criminal justice 38(3) Jul / Aug 2010: 348-358
    Summary: Despite popular media depictions, US prison homicides are quite rare. This review finds the majority happened in the inmate's cell, resultant from beatings, often with multiple motivations. A substantial proportion of both perpetrators and victims had gang affiliations.
  • Loving fathers? Implications of state intervention / Janice Sim
    University of Tasmania law review 28(2) 2009: 242-264
    Summary: Argues that replacement of a dysfunctional parent by State intervention can increase child endangerment.
  • Murder by numbers : monetary costs imposed by a sample of homicide offenders / Matt DeLisi
    Journal of forensic psychiatry and psychology 21(4) Aug 2010: 501-513
    Summary: The average cost per murder in the United States exceeded $17.25 million.
  • Omissions liability for homicide offences : reconciling R v Kennedy with R v Evans / Dennis Baker
    Journal of criminal law 74(4) Aug 2010: 310-320
    Summary: Argues in favour of a lesser penalty such as criminal negligence where an act of omission leads to serious harm or death.
  • Reducing intimate partner homicides : the effects of federally-funded shelter service availability in California / William Wells, Ling Ren and William DeLeon-Granados
    Journal of criminal justice 38(3) Jul / Aug 2010: 512-519
    Summary: This analysis found shelter-based service availability had no effect on criminal justice system responses to female victimisation.
  • The toxicology of homicide offenders and victims : a review / Shane Darke
    Drug and alcohol review 29(2) Mar 2010: 202-215
  • Typology of intimate partner homicide : personal, interpersonal, and environmental characteristics of men who murdered their female intimate partner / Ety Elisha
    International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology 54(4) Aug 2010: 494-516

Indigenous justice

Books/reports

Conference Papers

Journal articles

  • Explaining social exclusion : toward social inclusion for Indigenous Australians / Boyd H Hunter and Kirrily Jordan
    Australian journal of social issues 45(2) Winter 2010: 243-265
  • Families impacted hy the criminal justice system on the frontier : a new model required / Catherine Crawford
    Psychiatry, psychology and law 17(3) Aug 2010: 464-475
    Summary: The article examines some of the systemic issues which adversely affect access to justice by Aboriginal people in the East Kimberley. The high rate of recidivism and rate of aboriginal imprisonment suggest the current model has failed.
  • Fear : crime and punishment / Chris Cunneen
    Dialogue (Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia) 29(2) 2010: 44-54
  • Level of Service Inventory-Revised : assessing the risk and need characteristics of Australian Indigenous offenders / Ching-I Hsu, Peter Caputi and Mitchell K Byrne
    Psychiatry, psychology and law 17(3) Aug 2010: 355-367
  • On- and off-premise drinking choices among Indigenous Australians : the influence of socio-spatial factors / Maggie Brady
    Drug and alcohol review 29(4) Jul 2010: 446-451
  • The Balund-a Diversionary Program : a 'second chance by the river'
    Judicial officers' bulletin 22(7) Aug 2010: 56
    Summary: The program aims to reduce re-offending and enhance skills within a culturally supportive environment, within the Bundjalong Nation at Tabulam, NSW
  • The sentencing response to defendants with foetal alcohol spectrum disorder / Heather Douglas / Heather Douglas
    Criminal law journal 34(4) 2010: 221-239
  • Time to re-establish an Indigenous affairs agency / Andrew Podger
    Public administration today no. 23 Jul-Sep 2010: 32-34

Juvenile justice

Books/reports

Conference Papers

Journal articles

  • A new tool for equality? Evaluating the impact of human rights charters for young people / Rys Farthing
    Australian journal of human rights 16(1) Aug 2010: 137-153
  • Building criminal capital behind bars : peer effects in juvenile corrections / Patrick Bayer, Randi Hjalmarsson and David Pozen
    Quarterly journal of economics 142(1) Feb 2009: 105-147
    Summary: This paper analyzes the influence that juvenile offenders serving time in the same correctional facility have on each other's subsequent criminal behavior, finding strong evidence for particular crime types, particularly for offenders with experience in those crime types.
  • Cognitive skills, adolescent violence, and the moderating role of neighbourhood disadvantage / Paul E Bellair and Thomas L McNulty
    Justice quarterly 27(4) 2010: 538-559
  • Counties-Manukau's Maori Youth Court has all the hallmarks of a success story / Deb Stringer
    New Zealand Police Association police news 43(7) Aug 2010: 185
  • Crime and expected punishment : changes in perceptions at the age of criminal majority / Randi Hjalmarsson
    American law and economics review 11(1) Spring 2009: 209-248
    Summary: This paper assesses whether perceived punishment severity changes discontinuously when an individual becomes an adult in the eyes of the courts.
  • Current responses to youth racially motivated offending / Hannah Smithson, Aidan Wilcox and Leanne Monchuk
    Youth justice 10(2) Aug 2010: 157-173
    Summary: The article identifies the prevalence, motivations, and interventions for racially motivated offending in the UK, using surveys and interviews.
  • Deviance among young Italians : investigating the predictive strength of value systems / Giacinto Froggio and Massimo Lori
    International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology 54(4) Aug 2010: 581-596
  • Effects of a brief intervention for reducing violence and alcohol misuse among adolescents : a randomized trial / Maureen A Walton, Stephen T Chermak, Jean T Shope, C Raymond Bingham, Marc A Zimmerman, Frederic C Blow and Rebecca M Cunningham
    JAMA 304(5) 4 Aug 2010: 527-535
    Summary: Study of a brief intervention conducted between September 2006 and September 2009, with groups chosen from 3338 patients aged from 14 to 18, presenting to a hospital emergency department in Flint, Michigan.
  • Effects of federal legislation on the commercial sexual exploitation of children / William Adams, Colleen Owens, Kevonne Small and United States. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
    Juvenile justice bulletin (OJJDP). Jul 2010:12 p
    Summary: Describes the findings of a study that the Urban Institute conducted to examine the effects of the passage of the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000 (TVPA) on the federal prosecution of commercial sexual exploitation of children(CSEC) cases.
  • Effects of government initiatives on youth crime / Ricardo Sabates and Leon Feinstein
    Oxford economic papers 60(3) Jul 2008: 462-483
    Summary: This paper evaluates the impacts on male juvenile burglary conviction rates of two UK government interventions, the Reducing Burglary Initiative and Educational Maintenance Allowances, only the former of which had crime reduction as an explicit objective.It concludes that educational policies can complement direct interventions for crime prevention.
  • Enduring effects of prenatal and nursery visiting by nurses on maternal life course and government spending / Robert E Cole, Harriet. Kitzman and David L Olds
    Archives of pediatrics and adolescent medicine 164(5) 2010: 419-242
    Summary: The program improved maternal life course and reduced government spending among children through age 12 years.
  • Evaluation of a cognitive intervention program for juvenile offenders / Anna Bogestad
    International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology 54(4) Aug 2010: 552-565
  • Gender differences in stalking behaviour among juveniles / Rosemary Purcell, Michele T Pathe and Paul E Mullen
    Journal of forensic psychiatry and psychology 21(4) Aug 2010: 555-568
    Summary: This study compared the characteristics and motivations of stalking behaviour in an Australian sample of juvenile perpetrators, gathered from an archival search of court applications for an intervention order.
  • If your friends jumped off a bridge, would you do it too? Delinquent peers and susceptibility to peer influence / Holly Ventura Miller
    Justice quarterly 27(4) 2010: 473-491
  • Juvenile arrest rates for burglary : a routine activity appraoch / Wendi Pollock, Hee-Jong Joo and Brian Lawton
    Journal of criminal justice 38(3) Jul / Aug 2010: 572-579
    Summary: Juvenile males are arrested more for burglary in areas where there were high levels of umemployment and non-white populations
  • Juvenile delinquency in six new EU member states / Majone Steketee and BEata Gruszczynska
    European journal on criminal policy and research 16(2) Jun 2010: 111-125
    Summary: This study examines the self reported prevalence of youth delinquency behaviour and the relative ranking of differnt types of behaviour
  • Juvenile transfer laws : an effective deterrent to delinquency / Richard E Redding and United States. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
    Juvenile justice bulletin (OJJDP). Jun 2010:10 p
  • Long-term effects of prenatal and infancy nurse home visitation on the life course of youths / David L Olds, John Eckenrode and Mary Campa
    Archives of pediatrics and adolescent medicine 164(1) Jan 2010: 9-15
    Summary: Examines the effect of prenatal and infancy nurse home visitation on the life course development of 19-year-old youths whose mothers participated in the Nurse-Family Partnership program.
  • Pre-sentence reports, magisterial discourse and agency in the Youth Courts in England and Wales / J B M (Jo) Phoenix
    Punishment and society 12(2) Jul 2010: 348-366
    Summary: Magisterial decision making is framed not by formal, expert assessments of risk, but by their own knowledge together with judicious use of information presented to them by Youth Offending Teams.
  • The Balund-a Diversionary Program : a 'second chance by the river'
    Judicial officers' bulletin 22(7) Aug 2010: 56
    Summary: The program aims to reduce re-offending and enhance skills within a culturally supportive environment, within the Bundjalong Nation at Tabulam, NSW
  • The dark side of sniffing : paint colour affects intoxication experiences among adolescent inhalant users / Michael Takagi, Murat Yucal and Dan Lubman / Michael Takagi, Murat Yucel and Dan I Lubman
    Drug and alcohol review 29(4) Jul 2010: 452-455
  • The influence of father criminality on juvenile recidivism : testing for delinquent behaviors as a mediator / Vivien S Huan
    International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology 54(4) Aug 2010: 566-580
    Summary: The study investigated the relationships between father criminality, prior delinquency and juvenile recidivism. When the juvenile's prior delinquency is taken into account, the previous significant relationship between father criminality and recidivism disappears.
  • Transforming time : a new tool for youth justice / Mark Drakeford and Lee Gregory
    Youth justice 10(2) Aug 2010: 143-156
    Summary: The article outlines the concept of time banks and gives examples of how they could be used in youth justice improving the circumstances of the users and altering the nature of services.
  • Understanding the adjustment of incarcerated young offenders : a Canadian example / Carla Cesaroni and Michele Peterson-Badali
    Youth justice 10(2) Aug 2010: 107-125
    Summary: Youth with pre-existing vulnerabilities and high prison stress at entry into custody are more likely to experience initial adjustment difficulties.

People trafficking

Books/reports

Journal articles

  • A baseline assessment of human trafficking in Namibia: a nationally representative qualitative assessment / Namibia Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare
    Trends in organized crime 13(2/3) Sep 2010: 184-191
    Summary: The purpose of this assessment was to (a) collect available information on the scope of trafficking in persons in targeted areas of Namibia, (b) review countertrafficking initiatives by government and civil society and, (c) outline gaps and make recommendations concerning future programming.
  • Effects of federal legislation on the commercial sexual exploitation of children / William Adams, Colleen Owens, Kevonne Small and United States. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
    Juvenile justice bulletin (OJJDP). Jul 2010:12 p
    Summary: Describes the findings of a study that the Urban Institute conducted to examine the effects of the passage of the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000 (TVPA) on the federal prosecution of commercial sexual exploitation of children(CSEC) cases.
  • Human trafficking in the Philippines : the need for an effective anti-corruption program / Andrew P Guth
    Trends in organized crime 13(2/3) Sep 2010: 46-59
    Summary: Corruption at the municipal level reduces economic opportunities and legal equality for the citizenry. The loss of those opportunities and equality encourages migration from home municipalities thereby encouraging human trafficking.

Recidivism and desistance

Books/reports

Journal articles

  • Drug offenders' perceptions of motivation : the role of motivation in rehabilitation and reintegration / Lior Gideon
    International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology 54(4) Aug 2010: 597-610
  • Juvenile transfer laws : an effective deterrent to delinquency / Richard E Redding and United States. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
    Juvenile justice bulletin (OJJDP). Jun 2010:10 p
  • Probation and diversion : is there a place at the table and what should we serve? / Faye Taxman
    Victims and offenders 5(3) Jul-Sep 2010: 233-249
  • Reconciling the purposes and principles of criminal punishment / John Hatzistergos
    Law society journal (Law Society of NSW) 48(7) Aug 2010: 78-80
    Summary: The NSW Attorney-General draws attention to the achievements of the NSW Drug Courts, CREDIT and MERIT programs and other developments in sentencing and rehabilitation.
  • Sexual and violent recidivism by offender type and actuarial risk : reoffending rates for rapists, child molesters and mixed-victim offenders / James Vess and Alex Skelton
    Psychology, crime and law 16(7) Sep 2010: 541-554
    Summary: y the Automated Sexual Recidivism Scale (ASRS), a computer scored measure of relevant historical risk factors, derived from information available in the New Zealand Department of Corrections criminal history database.The study examines sexual and violent reoffence rates for a sample of 2474 sexual offenders over an average of 15 years following release from prison. Reoffence rates are reported as a function of the offenders' victim type and level of risk as assessed b
  • Supermax housing : placement, duration, and time to reentry / Daniel P Mears and William D Bales
    Journal of criminal justice 38(3) Jul / Aug 2010: 545-554
    Summary: Analysis of patterns of supermax prison operation reveals how inmates get placed, for how long and how their experience relates to time to going back in.
  • The role of offender risk assessment : a policy maker guide / Edward J Latessa and Brian Lovins
    Victims and offenders 5(3) Jul-Sep 2010: 203-219
    Summary: Although adopting a validated risk assessment is one step in evidence-based corrections, the right tool will ensure that offenders are targeted with the best programs to reduce the risk of reoffending.

Serious and organised crime

Books/reports

Journal articles

  • Laying the groundwork for the successful deployment of communication interception technology (CIT) in modern policing / Mitchell Congram and Peter Bell
    Journal of policing, intelligence and counter terrorism 5(1) 2010: 9-27
  • National security and immigration in Australia's twentieth century history / Mark Finnane
    Australian policy and history. Apr 2010:13 p
  • Organised crime threat assessments : a critical review / Andries Zoutendijk
    Crime, law and social change 54(1) 2010: 63-86
    Summary: Suggests that the concepts used in organised crime threat assessments to date are ambiguous and thus the validity and reliability of the assesssments cannot be guaranteed. The normative framework of assessments also needs to be acknowledged.
  • Pride and prejudice : comparative corruption research and the British case / Sappho Xenakis
    Crime, law and social change 54(1) 2010: 39-61
    Summary: Argues that comparative analysis of corruption has become corrupted itself by the use of invalid perceptions measures and is biased against finding corruption in western states.
  • Recent cases involving confiscation legislation / Caroline Dobraszczyk / Caroline Dobraszczyk
    Criminal law journal 34(4) 2010: 250-262
  • Serious tax fraud and noncompliance / Michael Levi, Valerie Braithwaite, Paul Leighton and Benno Torgler
    Criminology and public policy 9(3) Aug 2010: 493-542
    Summary: The lead article considers the concepts of effectiveness and fairness in evaluating the impact of civil and criminal proceedings against large-scale personal tax fraud. The other three articles comment on how authorities can increase the cost of noncompliance through criminal proceedings; framing of publicity around increased taxation and national debt for all citizens, rather than cheating 'the government'; and amnesties, rewards and the importance of good governance as additional policy responses.
  • South Pacific civil aviation safety and security through regionalism : new initiatives for the Pacivic Aviation Safety Office / Karina Guthrie
    Journal of policing, intelligence and counter terrorism 5(1) 2010: 58-73
  • The fraud-terror link : terrorists are committing fraud to fund their activities / Frank Perri
    Fraud magazine 24(4) Jul/Aug 2010: 28-31 + [3] p
  • The paradox of expected punishment : legal and economic factors determining success and failure in the fight against organized crime / John R Walker and Brigitte Unger
    Review of law and economics 5(2) Jan 2009: 821-853
  • The scary truth about airport security / Cathy Gulli
    AUSPOL : the official publication of the Australian Federal Police Association no. 2 2010: 21-25
    Summary: This article questions the effectiveness of certain security measures in Canada and outlines successful ones around the world.
  • Threatening communications / David Kirk
    Journal of criminal law 74(4) Aug 2010: 281-283
    Summary: Opinion piece wondering whether determination to banish prejudice, hatred and unfairness and to embrace equality, diversity, political correctness, safety and health has made modern society prudish, prurient, hypocritical, censorious, nasty or daft and unable to tell the difference between normal human frustrations and threats to security.
  • Transnational white-collar crime and risk / Carole Gibbs, Dawn Rothe, Laureen Snider and Judith van Erp
    Criminology and public policy 9(3) Aug 2010: 543-590
    Summary: The lead article uses the trade in e-waste to highlight risks in global financial transactions and outlines smart regulation as a response. The remaining articles also note the risks in disparities in national regulation and legislation.

Sexual assault

Books/reports

Conference Papers

Journal articles

  • Adverse health outcomes, perpetrator characteristics, and sexual violence victimization among U.S. adult males / Ekta Choudhary
    Journal of interpersonal violence 25(8) Aug 2010: 1523-1541
  • AS and PTSD in rape victims / Ask Elklit
    Journal of interpersonal violence 25(8) Aug 2010: 1470-1488
  • Can virtual crimes be punished under Australian law? / Amanda Mason / Amanda Mason
    Internet law bulletin 13(4) Aug 2010: 70-72
  • Desistance and attitudes towards sex offenders : facilitation or hindrance? / Gwenda M Willis
    Journal of family violence 25(6) Aug 2010: 545-556
    Summary: Reviews findings of the impact of registration legislation and public attitudes on the reintegration of reformed sex offenders post-release.
  • Exploring risk : potential static, dynamic, protective and treatment factors in the clinical histories of female sex offenders / Ian A Elliott
    Journal of family violence 25(6) Aug 2010: 595-602
  • How do sex offenders think the police should interview to elicit confessions from sex offenders? / Mark Kebbell and Laurence J Alison
    Psychology, crime and law 16(7) Sep 2010: 567-584
    Summary: Forty three convicted sex offenders were interviewed using two 35-item questionnaires that contained five questions on each of seven interviewing strategies. An additional 20 violent offenders were included for comparison purposes.
  • Incapacitated rape and alcohol use in White and Asian American college women / Hong V Nguyen
    Violence against women 16(8) Aug 2010: 919-933
    Summary: Asian American participants with a history of incapacitated rape had more drinking problems than White Americans with IR histories
  • Individual and relationship factors that differentiate female offenders with and without a sexual abuse history / Lisa McCartan
    Journal of interpersonal violence 25(8) Aug 2010: 1449-1469
  • Intra- and extra-familial child molestation as pathways building on parental and relational deficits and personality disorders / S Bogaerts
    International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology 54(4) Aug 2010: 478-493
  • 'Safe sext'? Young people, technology and sexual violence / Anastasia Powell
    DVRCV quarterly no. 2 Winter 2010: 1-5
  • Sexual and violent recidivism by offender type and actuarial risk : reoffending rates for rapists, child molesters and mixed-victim offenders / James Vess and Alex Skelton
    Psychology, crime and law 16(7) Sep 2010: 541-554
    Summary: y the Automated Sexual Recidivism Scale (ASRS), a computer scored measure of relevant historical risk factors, derived from information available in the New Zealand Department of Corrections criminal history database.The study examines sexual and violent reoffence rates for a sample of 2474 sexual offenders over an average of 15 years following release from prison. Reoffence rates are reported as a function of the offenders' victim type and level of risk as assessed b
  • The roles of victim and offender substance use in sexual assault outcomes / Leanne Brecklin
    Journal of interpersonal violence 25(8) Aug 2010: 1503-1522