Category Archives: Criminology & Criminal Justice

On SAGE Insight: Isolating the effect of eviction on criminal convictions

Article title: Isolating the effect of eviction on criminal convictions – Results from a Swedish study From Acta Sociologica On an individual level, criminal offending is linked to resource deficiencies. Since evictions tend to affect society’s weakest groups, we would … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The ‘ideal perpetrator’: The French National Railways and the social construction of accountability

From Security Dialogue While countless individuals, organizations, and companies made the Holocaust possible, for the past decade the French National Railways company (Société nationale des chemins de fer français, SNCF) has been one of the few entities finding itself embroiled … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Toward an “Age of Imposed Use”? Evidence-Based Crime Policy in a Law and Social Science Context

From Criminal Justice Policy Review Marking Evidence week with access to this must-read article  Central to the evidence-based paradigm is the explicit goal to increase the influence of scientific research on public policy. One of the major developments of the … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Policing unacceptable protest in England and Wales

Article title: Policing unacceptable protest in England and Wales: A case study of the policing of anti-fracking protests From Critical Social Policy Following the death of Ian Tomlinson, a 47-year-old newspaper vendor, at protests against the G20 meeting in London … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: State Efforts to Keep Guns from High-Risk Persons

Article title: Background Checks for all Gun Buyers and Gun Violence Restraining Orders: State Efforts to Keep Guns from High-Risk Persons From The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics Despite an upsurge of public interest in gun violence prevention, the … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Criminalizing Sexual Harassment

From The Journal of Criminal Law This article explores the differences between sexual behavior in the workplace and in the public domain. Arguments against criminalising sexual harassment because of incompatibility with the principles of criminal law are shown to be … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Comparing the Effects of Maternal and Paternal Incarceration on Adult Daughters’ and Sons’ Criminal Justice System Involvement

Article title: Comparing the Effects of Maternal and Paternal Incarceration on Adult Daughters’ and Sons’ Criminal Justice System Involvement A Gendered Pathways Analysis From Criminal Justice and Behavior This analysis compares the effects of maternal and paternal incarceration on adult … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Challenges to the effective policing of gun crime in Europe

Article title: The detection and policing of gun crime: Challenges to the effective policing of gun crime in Europe From European Journal of Criminology Despite a shared understanding across the European Union (EU) that access to firearms by the general … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The sociology of sexual harassment and assault – a selection of free articles

The issue of sexual assault, the deceit, the gender stereotypes and the level of taboo surrounding the topic, has once again hit our mainstream news agenda. Yet what is less talked about in these debates is the resulting impact that … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Are We Really Colour-blind? The Normalization of Mass Female Incarceration

From Race and Justice The sharp rise in female incarceration rates in both the United States and New Zealand has received increased attention. Even more pressing are the racial disparities among imprisoned females. It has been well established that the … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Targeting night-time economy venues when promoting rape prevention discourse

Article title: Location, libation and leisure: An examination of the use of licensed venues to help challenge sexual violence From Crime, Media, Culture: An International Journal Anti-rape campaign messages have increasingly targeted men in order to educate them on the … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: To Vote or Not to Vote – How Criminal Violence Shapes Electoral Participation

From Journal of Conflict Resolution One of the most intriguing findings in the literature on political behavior is that victims of violence are more likely to participate in politics than nonvictims. Our current understanding of the relationship between political participation … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: A right to clean air in EU law?

Article title: A right to clean air in EU law? Using litigation to progress from procedural to substantive environmental rights From Environmental Law Review European environmental non-governmental organisations (‘NGOs’) increasingly resort to litigation as a tool to protect the environment. … Continue reading

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Free Webinar: Why Do They Do It? Tips for Teaching Intro Criminology

If you’re a criminology professor, you may be wondering how you can more fully engage your students. Whether you’ve been teaching for 20 years or 2 years, it’s likely that you’ve encountered challenges in your classroom. Join SAGE author and … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The Meaning of Ending Life in Prison

Special Section: End of Life in Correctional Settings in France, Switzerland, UK, and the United States From Journal of Correctional Health Care The ending of life in custody should be controversial. Deaths in prison raise issues of accountability, legitimacy, and … Continue reading

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