Tag Archives: violence

On SAGE Insight: Caring collectives and other forms of bystander helping behavior in violent situations

From Current Sociology Research on bystanders has mainly considered bystanders as passive. This view is based on the well-known ‘bystander effect,’ suggesting that the presence of other bystanders implies a diffusion of responsibility that inhibits the likelihood of intervention. Recent … Continue reading

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Factors associated with exposure to violent or degrading pornography among high school students

From The Journal of School Nursing                                                                      … Continue reading

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Forum: Religion and violence

From Millennium – Journal of International Studies The 9/11 terrorist attacks had a grave impact on the way the conflict dynamics in world politics have been shaped, structured and interpreted since then. To fight or prevent international terrorism still appears … Continue reading

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Music, violence, politics, integrity: Feminist contradictions or an editorial in the form of 18 tweets

From European Journal of Women’s Studies This most recent issue of the European Journal of Women’s Studies publishes an editorial where some shared thoughts about; music, violence, politics and integrity are presented. The paper is unusual in that it is composed … Continue reading

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Neighborhoods-not immigrants-determining factor for homicides

Extending Immigration and Crime Studie National Implications and Local Settings From The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science  Public opinion and public policy often assume that immigration is directly related to higher rates of crime, but the … Continue reading

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Renewed interest in criminal careers

Special issue From European Journal Of Criminology This ‘criminal careers’ special issue showcases some of the best studies by respected European researchers exploring engagement in crime over the life course. Attention to the subject has been prompted by renewed interest … Continue reading

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War crimes and the ruin of law

From Millennium – Journal of International Studies The Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has acted as a prototype for international criminal justice in the aftermath of violent conflict and stated that ‘those who perpetrate horrific war crimes, genocide, … Continue reading

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Links between animal cruelty and domestic violence

Is animal cruelty a “red flag” for family violence? investigating co-occurring violence toward children, partners, and pets From Journal of Interpersonal Violence This week in the UK a nation of animal lovers were horrified at the CCTV footage circulated on … Continue reading

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