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Indiana State University

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Utah Valley University

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Indiana State University

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Washington State University

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University of Cincinnati


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ISSN 2166-8094

February, 2017, Vol. 9(1)
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What are the barriers to recovery perceived by people discharged from a medium-secure forensic mental health unit? An interpretative phenomenological analysis (1-31)

Simon R. Stuart, NHS Lanarkshire, Scotland
Louise Tansey, NHS Lothian, Scotland
Ethel Quayle, University of Edinburgh, Scotland

 

Dialogical nature of transferential processes: Tacit moral frameworks (32-47)
Kevin Glenn & Paul McComick, Utah Valley University  

 

FEATURED TEXT:
The Roots of Danger: Violent Crime in Global Perspective
Elliot Currie
Keynotes in Criminology and Criminal Justice Series
Oxford University Press

COMMENTARY:
Criminology and violence: Reflections on Elliott Currie’s The Roots of Danger (48-56)
Don Crewe, Leeds Becket University  

The Roots of Danger Elliott Currie Commentary (57-63)
Steve Hall, Tesside University, UK

Response to Crewe and Hall (64-67) 
Elliott Currie, University of California, Irvine, and Queensland University of Technology

Social Structure and Sociobology: A Radical-Political Economic Reinterpretation
Michael J. Lynch, University of South Florida

Paul B. Stretesky, Northumbria University 

July, 2016, Vol. 8(2)
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Policing and its spatial imaginaries, p.p.  77-89
Elaine Campbell, Newcastle University, UK
The Descent of Nature: Constructing the “Other”in Historical Newspapers, p.p. 90-104 
Ethan M. Higgins, University of Louisville
The Noble Cause Corruption of Frank Castle, p.p.105-123
Aryeh Halevy & Jonathon A. Copper, Indiana University of Pennsylvania          
Civilian United States Support for Military and Imperial State Crime, p.p. 124-143        Joshua Klein, Iona College

FEATURED TEXT:

Inmates’ Narratives and Discursive Discipline in Prison: Rewriting personal histories through cognitive-behavioral programs.                                                                                                              

Jennifer A. Schlosser, Colorado State University-Puebla
Routledge

 

Commentary:

Commentary on Inmates' Narratives and Discursive Discipline in Prisons,
p.p. 145-147

Lydia Littlejohns & Tony Ward, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Prison-Based Cognitive Behavioral Treatment--A Mechanism of Panoptic Control Commentary on Jennifer A. Schlosser's (2015) Narratives and Discursive Discipline in Prison: Rewriting Personal Histories through Cognitive-Behavioral Programs.
p.p. 148-159


Jacqueline B. Helfgott, Seattle University 

 

Cognitive behavioral therapy and the cost of collective humanity: Commentary on discursive discipline in prisons – Schlosser.
p.p. 160-162


Roger L Schaefer, Ph.D. Central Washington University 

 

Author's response

Jennifer Schlosser, Colorado State University--Puebla

 

January, 2016, Vol. 8(1)

Synthesizing Structure and Agency: A Developmental Framework of Bourdieu’s Constructivist Structuralism Theory  (p.p. 1-17
Tricia Johnston, Georgia State University 

Other theories of Justice
Anthony Amatrudo, Middlesex University

Medieval violence and Criminology: using the Middle Ages to understand contemporary ‘motiveless ‘crime. Elise Impara, Kingston University  (p.p. 26-36)

Economic Nomads: A Theoretical Deconstruction of the Immigration Debacle  (p.p. 37-56)
Brian Sellers, Eastern Michigan University
Bruce Arrigo, University of North Carolina, Charlotte

Understanding Cyber-Vigilantism: A Conceptual Framework  (p.p. 57-70) Joshua Smallridge, Fairmont State University Philip Wagner, University of Wisconsin-Parkside

July, 2015, Vol. 7(2)

Mark Davidson, Sir Wilfred Laurier University 
 

Is it pragmatism or an injustice to victims? The use of plea bargaining in the International Criminal Court.  (p.p. 21-33)  
Simeon P. Sungi, United States International University-Africa

                                              
Landon Bevier, University of Tennessee
 
 
 FEATURED TEXT:Quantum Holographic Criminology: Paradigm Shift in Criminology, Law &Transformative Justice

Dragan Milovanovic, Northeastern Illinois University
Carolina Academic Press

 

Rethinking Ontology in Criminology: Synopsis of Quantum Holographic Criminology: Paradigm Shift in Criminology, Law and Transformative Justice (1) (p.p. 49-71)
Dragan Milovanovic, Northeastern Illinois University

 

COMMENTARY: 

Revisiting the “Physicality” of Crime: On Platonic Forms, Quantum Holographic Wave Patterns and the Relations of Humanness Thesis   (p.p. 72-89)
Bruce Arrigo, University of North Carolina Charlotte

 

Can Criminology make sense of the Quantum Revolution? (90-94)
Johannes Wheeldon, Norwich University 

 

Bonds and Quanta: Commentary on Quantum Holographic Criminology
Raymond Trevor Bradley,
Center for Advanced Research & Institute for whole Social Science    (p.p. 95-136)

 

Invoking Cognitive Dissonance and the ‘Abstract Machine’: Toward a Process Informational Paradigm – Response to Three Commentators
Dragan Milovanovic,* Northeastern Illinois University

 

BOOK REVIEWS:

Matt Taibbi. (2014). The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap.New York, NY: Spiegel and Grau. ISBN: 081299342X. 416 pages.
REVIEW:Andrew M. Bland, Millersville University

 

JANUARY, 2015, VOL. 7 (1)
 

Letter from the Editor

David Polizzi, Indiana State University

 

Rethinking Subculture and Subcultural Theory in the Study of Youth Crime –A Theoretical Discourse (p.p. 1-16)

Chijioke J. Nwalozie, New College Stamford, UK.

 

Virtual Criminology: Insights from Genetic-Social Science and Heidegger (p.p. 17-31)

Tim Owen, University of Central Lancashire, UK

Julie Owen, Edge Hill University, UK

 

Author’s response to commentary on Theorizing Crime & Deviance:

Response to Dragan Milovanovic’s and Simon Winlow’s comments on Theorizing Crime and Deviance: A New Perspective (p/p. 32-41)

Steve Hall, Teesside University, UK

 

(Critical commentary appeared in the July, 2014 edition of jtpcrim.)

 

Critical Response to:

Ptolemizing Lombroso the Pseudo-Revolution of Biosocial Criminology 

Journal Theoretical & Philosophical Criminology, January 2014, 6

Nicolas Carrier, Carleton University

Kevin Walby, University of Winnipeg

 

An Interpretivist Introduction to the Bio-Criminology and Critical Criminology Debate (pp. 42-60)

Matthew Draper, Utah Valley University

J. Mark Olsen, Utah Valley University

James McGraw, Utah Valley University

Daniel Sturtevant, Utah Valley University

 

Rage against Reason:  Addressing Critical Critics of Biosocial research (pp. 61-72)

Anthony Walsh, Ph.D., Boise State University &

John Paul Wright, Ph.D., University of Cincinnati

 

A Response to Walsh & Wright:

For Sociological Reason: Crime, Criminalization, and the Poverty of Biosocial Criminology (pp. 73-82)

Nicolas Carrier, Carleton University

Kevin Walby, University of Winnipeg

 

Defending biosocial criminology: On the discursive style of our critics, the separation of ideology and science, and a biologically informed defense of fundamental values.  (pp. 83-95)

Ben Heylen, Lieven J.R. Pauwels, Kevin M. Beaver & Marc Ruffinengo

 

A Response to Heylen, Pauwels, Beaver & Ruffinengo

Is Biosocial Criminology a Predisposition not to Learn from the Social Sciences? (pp. 96-108)

Nicolas Carrier, Carleton University

Kevin Walby, University of Winnipeg

 

 

Vol. 6 (3) October, 2014: Special Edition

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Restorative Justice & Peace Making Criminology October, 2014

Michael Braswell, Guest Editor

Restorative Justice and Peacemaking: Editor's Introduction
Michael Braswell, Special Edition Editor East Tennessee State

Police Officers as Peace Officers:A Philosophical and Theoretical Examination of Policing from a Peacemaking Approach
Michael D. Bush, Northern Kentucky University
Kimberly D. Dodson, Western Illinois University

Reintegrative Shaming: Theory into Practice
Jennifer L. Mongold, King University
Bradley D. Edwards, East Tennessee State University

Restorative Student Judicial Circles: A Way to Strengthen Traditional Student Judicial Board Practices
Kevin J. Derajtys, University of North Carolina Wilmington
Lana A. McDowell, Georgia Gwinnett College

Individual Operationalization of Peacemaking: Teaching Ethics outside the Classroom
Vanessa H. Woodward, University of West Georgia
John Randolph Fuller, University of West Georgia

Unlocking the Legal System from Vengeance, Harm, and Punitive Justice: Toward a Compassionate Revolution of Peace, Caring, and Unitive Justice
John F. Wozniak, Western Illinois University

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Vol. 6 (2) July, 2014


By David Polizzi, Editor in Chief
Associate Professor Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice Indiana State University

Editor's Statement

By David Polizzi, Editor in Chief
Associate Professor Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice Indiana State University

The Trouble(s) with Unification: Debating Assumptions,Methods, and Expertise in Criminology

J. Wheeldon, Norwich University
J. Heidt, University of the Fraser Valley B. Dooley, University of Maryland

Obscene Remainders: Neoliberalism and the Gang Crisis Narrative

James A. Buccellato, PhD Senior Lecturer, Political Science

Irvin D. Reid Honors College Wayne State University

 

FEATURED TEXT REVIEW AND COMMENTARY :

Theorizing Crime and Deviance: New Perspective Steve Hall Sage Publications

Synopsis of Theorizing Crime and Deviance: A New Perspective

Sage Publications 2012 Steve Hall, Teesside University, UK

Revitalizing Criminology: Comments on Steve Hall (2012), Theorizing Crime and Deviance: A New Perspective

Dragan Milovanovic, Northeastern Illinois University.

Some thoughts on Steve Hall's Theorizing Crime and Deviance: A New Perspective

Simon Winlow, Teesside Centre for Realist Criminology

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Vol. 6 (1) January 2014

Editor�s Statement
By David Polizzi, Editor in Chief
Associate Professor Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice Indiana State University

Ptolemizing Lombroso the Pseudo-Revolution of Biosocial Criminology 

Nicolas Carrier, Carleton University
Kevin Walby,
University of Victoria

 

Corrective Experiences in Corrections Counseling

Andrew M. Bland
Cincinnati, Ohio

 

Shared Embodiment and Shared Conversation: Compassion in Clinical Forensics
Matthew Draper, Utah Valley University
David Polizzi, Indiana State University
Brett Breton, Utah Valley University
Kevin Glenn, Utah Valley University
Julie Ogilvie, Utah Valley University

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Vol. 5 (2) July 2013
Editor's Statement
By David Polizzi, Editor in Chief Associate Professor Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice Indiana State University


Quantum Holographic Critical Criminology

Dragan Milovanovic Justice Studies Department, Northeastern Illinois University


The Overlap Between War And Crime: Unpacking Foucault And Agamben�s Studies Within The Context Of The War On Terror
Teresa Degenhardt
Queens University, Belfast

Actors of Genocide And Processes Of Deviantization: A Weberian Ideal Typical Formulation
Kenneth Hemmerechts, Free University Brussels, Etterbeek

Social Capital and Collective Efficacy: Resource and Operating Tools of Community Social Control
Sami Ansari, Salem State University

Book Review: Trayvon Martin: The Unsettling Symbol, the Irreplaceable Son
Joy Simmons Bradley
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Vol. 5 (1) January, 2013

Editor's Statement
By David Polizzi, Editor in Chief Associate Professor Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice Indiana State University


Conceptualization, Operationalization, Construct Validity, and Truth in Advertising In Criminological Research
Randy Martin, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Jeffrey W. Cohen, University of Washington-Tacoma

David R. Champion, Slippery Rock University
Hospitality and the Homeless: Jacques Derrida in the Neoliberal City
Bryan Hogeveen, University of Alberta
Joshua Freistadt, University of Alberta


Can One Paint Criminology?
Ronnie Lippens, Keele University
Interviewed by James Hardie-Bick, Keele University


Integrating Assumptions About Crime, People, and Society
The Author�s Response to the Commentary  of Toward a Unified Criminology

Robert Agnew, Department of Sociology, Emory University

Book Review: A Theory of African American Offending: Race, Racism, and Crime
David Polizzi, Indiana State University

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Vol. 4 (3)  July, 2012

Editor's Statement
By David Polizzi, Editor in Chief, Associate Professor Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice Indiana State University


Synopsis of "Toward a Unified Criminology:
Integrating Assumptions about Crime, People, and Society"

New York University Press, 2011
Robert Agnew, Emory University

The Challenges of Integrating Criminology:A Commentary on Agnew�s Toward a Unified Criminology
Stuart Henry, San Diego State University

The Perversion of Criminology
Matthew Robinson, Appalachian State University

The Power Of One?: Reflections On Agnew�s Unified Theory Of Crime
James D. Unnever, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee

 

Toward a Unified Criminology: Integrating Assumptions about Crime, People, and Society: A Commentary
Avi Brisman, Eastern Kentucky University

 

In Search of the Ethical in Criminal Justice Practice
David Polizzi, Indiana State University
Michelle Brown, University of Tennessee

 

What's A Just War Theorist?
Aleksander Jokic, Portland St. University

 

Just War, Genocide, or Necessity: A Critical Response to Jokic
David Polizzi, Indiana State University

 

Gadd, D., & Jefferson, T. (2007). Psychosocial criminology: An introduction. Los Angeles, CA: Sage
Review by Roger Schaefer, Washington State University

 

Alexander, M. (2010). The new Jim Crow: Mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness. New York, NY: The New Press
Review by: Justin Grinage, University of Minnesota

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Vol. 4 (2)  January 2012 (Special Edition)

Special Edition Topic:
Does Evolutionary Psychology Have a Place in Criminology?


Editor's Statement
By David Polizzi, Editor in Chief, Associate Professor Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice Indiana State University

Featured Article:

The Role of Evolutionary Explanations in Criminology
By Russil Durrant, Victoria University of Wellington & Tony Ward, Deakin University


Commentary:

Barak Responds to Durrant and Ward on Evolution and Crime
Gregg Barak, Eastern Michigan University

Once More into the Breach: Revisiting the Metaphor of Mechanism in Evolutionary Psychological Explanations
By Edwin E. Gantt & Jeffrey L. Thayne, Brigham Young University

Expanding Our Thinking on Theorizing Criminology and Criminal Justice? The Place of Evolutionary Perspectives in Integrative Criminological Theory
By Stuart Henry, San Diego State University

The Evolutionary Psychology of Crime
By David M. Buss, University of Texas, Austin


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Vol. 4   (1)  January, 2012

Social Control on Public Buses
By David Patrick Connor & Richard Tewksbury, University of Louisville
Future Scholars: Student Papers:

WikiLeaks and Realpolitik

By Kevin F. Steinmetz, Sam Houston State University
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Vol. 3 (2)  August, 2011

2011
Editor's Statement
By David Polizzi, Editor in Chief, Associate Professor Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice Indiana State University

Liberated Voices: Juvenile Offenders� Perceptions of the Therapeutic Relationship
By John S. Ryals, Jr., Department of Juvenile Services, Jefferson Parish, LA


Is Capital Punishment Just? Assessing the Death Penalty Using Justice Theory
By Matthew Robinson, Government & Justice Studies, Appalachian State University
 

Book Review: Essential Criminology 3rd Edition
By Roger Schafer, Washington State University

 
 

 

Vol. 3  Issue 2  August 2011, Continued:
Special Feature: Student Articles
Guest Editor, Roger Schaefer, Washington State University
Guest Associate Editor, Heather Pruss, Indaina University
Guest Editor's Statement
By Roger Schaefer, Washington State University, Criminal Justice Program

Understanding Others� Experience: Phenomenology and/Beyond Violence
By Joshua Freistadt, University of Alberta

Redefining Genocide: The International Criminal Court�s Failure to Indict on the Darfur Situation
By Simeon Sungi, Indiana University

Conflict In Darfur: Calculation And Inadequate International Response
By Bob Zaremba, Eastern Michigan University

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Vol. 3   (1 )
January, 2011


Editor's Statement
By David Polizzi, Editor in Chief

Justice-Rendering Schemas: A Typology for Forms of Justice and a Prolegomenon for Transformative Justice
By Dragan Milovanovic, Justice Studies Department, Northeastern Illinois University


Democratic Criminology: The Place of Criminological Expertise in the Public Sphere
By Aaron Fichtelberg and Aaron Kupchik, Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, University of Delaware


Filling in the Gaps in Culture-Based Theories of Organizational Crime
By Adam Trahan, University of North Texas, Department of Criminal Justice

Knowledge Reifying Force-Intention-Harm K(F+I+H): The Nature and Structure of Crime: A Multidimensional Theoretical Model
By Ehor Boyanowsky & Jonathan Yasayko, Simon Fraser University

Inmate Mental Health, Solitary Confinement, and Cruel and Unusual Punishment: A Preliminary Response To Commentators
By Heather Y. Bersot, M.S., and By Bruce A. Arrigo, Ph.D.*, UNC Charlotte

Book Review: "Black Bodies, White Gazes: The Continuing Significance of Race" (George Yancy)
By David Polizzi, Ph.D., Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice Indiana State University


Book Review: "Been a Heavy Life: Stories of Violent Men" (Lois Presser)
By Laura King


Book Review: "Criminology: An Integrated Approach" (Gregg Barak)
By Joshua Smallridge


Book Review: "A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Criminology." (Ronnie Lippens)
By Tyler Wall


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Vol. 3 ( 2)  August, 2011

Editor's Statement
By David Polizzi, Editor in Chief, Associate Professor Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice Indiana State University

Liberated Voices: Juvenile Offenders� Perceptions of the Therapeutic Relationship

By John S. Ryals, Jr., Department of Juvenile Services, Jefferson Parish, LA

Is Capital Punishment Just? Assessing the Death Penalty Using Justice Theory
By Matthew Robinson, Government & Justice Studies, Appalachian State University

Book Review: Essential Criminology 3rd Edition
By Roger Schafer, Washington State University

Vol. 1   (3)  December, 2010

Editor�s Statement
By David Polizzi, Editor in Chief

Arguing the 8th Amendment for the Mentally Ill: Can Aristotle Help?

By Annalise Acorn, University of Alberta

Inmate Mental Health, Solitary Confinement, And Cruel And Unusual Punishment: An Ethical And Justice Policy Inquiry

By Heather Y. Bersot, M.S., UNC Charlotte and
By Bruce A. Arrigo, Ph.D.*, UNC Charlotte


Commentary on �Inmate Mental Health, Solitary Confinement, And Cruel And Unusual Punishment: An Ethical And Justice Policy Inquiry.
By Terry A. Kupers, M.D., M.S.P. Care for Convicts
By Lois Presser, The University of Tennessee and
By Beth Easterling, The University of Tennessee


Dignity, Virtue, and Punishment: The Ethical Justification of Disciplinary Segregation in Prisoners
By Tony Ward Victoria University of Wellington


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Vol. 2  ( 2)  July, 2010

Editor�s Statement
By David Polizzi, Editor in Chief

The Interstitial And Creativity: Bergson And Fitzpatrick On The Emergence Of Law 

By Ronnie Lippens, Keele University, UK

Power: The Supposed Definitions Revisited
By Dr Don Crewe, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK

Wrongful Incarceration: A Foucauldian Analysis

By Eric Dunning, University Of Alabama

A �Morphological Sphinx�: On The Silence Of The Assassin Leon Czolgosz
By
Cary Federman, Montclair State University

In Search Of The Human In The Shadows Of Correctional Practice: A Theoretical Reflection
David Polizzi, Indiana State University
Shadd Maruna, Queen's University, Belfast
 


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Vol. 2  (1)  January, 2010


Editor�s Statement
By David Polizzi, Editor in Chief

A Foucaultian Analysis of �Tripping� on Death Row
By Sandra McGunigall-Smith,  Matthew R. Draper, Kayla Birmingham, David Durtschi; Utah Valley University

The Mediated Body as the Site for Contested Agencies: MS-13 as a Case Study
By Heather Pruss, Indiana University

The Symbolic Capital of Capital Punishment: A Scholarly Reflection
By Jennifer Grimes, Indiana State University

Epidemiological Criminology (EpiCrim): Definition and Application 
By Mark M. Lanier, PhD

The Emergence of Habitual Criminals in 19th Century Britain: Implications for Criminology
By George Pavlich, Professor of Law and Sociology, University of Alberta


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Vol. 1  ( 2 ) July, 2009

Editor's Statement
By David Polizzi, Editor in Chief

Beyond Agency and Structure: Methodological Considerations for
Researching the Use of Restrictive Physical Intervention Against
Children in Jail

By Don Crewe PhD, Roehampton University, London

Macro-Micro Theoretical Integration: An Unexplored Theoretical Frontier

By Lisa R. Muftić, Georgia State University

Radio Frequency Identification Technology & the Risk Society: A Preliminary Review & Critique for Justice Studies
By Brian Sellers, M.S., Department of Criminology University of South Florida and  Bruce A. Arrigo, Ph.D., Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology University of North Carolina at Charlotte


Critical Discourse: Criminology and the Social Sciences

Phenomenology, Postmodernism, and Philosophical Criminology:
A Conversational Critique
 
By David Polizzi, Indiana State University Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice, and  Bruce A. Arrigo, University of North Carolina, Charlotte Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology

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Vol. 1  (1)  January, 2009

Editor's Statement
By David Polizzi, Editor in Chief

Kill Method: A Provocation
By Jeff Ferrell, Texas Christian University

Quantitative versus Qualitative Methods:  Understanding Why
Quantitative Methods are
Predominant in Criminology and Criminal Justice

By George E. Higgins, University of Louisville

Qualitative versus Quantitative Methods:  Understanding Why
Qualitative Methods are Superior for Criminology and Criminal Justice

By Richard Tewksbury, University of Louisville

Inescapable Morality: Responding to the Qualitative versus
Quantitative Issue

By Matthew R. Draper, Utah Valley University

Fear of Crime and Punishment
By Annalise Acorn, University of Alberta

 


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