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Policing Sex Workers  

Susan Dewey

Online publication date:
May 2018
Subject:
Policing
Regulatory and legal approaches to prostitution are subject to considerable debate among researchers, policymakers, and those tasked with the everyday enforcement of measures intended to ... More

Campus Policing  

Kenneth J. Peak

Online publication date:
May 2018
Subject:
Policing
Since 9/11 and the burgeoning number of mass shootings across the United States (one of the more recent such tragedies, at a Parkland, Florida high school in February 2018, resulted in 17 ... More

Policing American Gangs and Gang Members  

Madeleine Novich

Online publication date:
Mar 2018
Gangs have been subjects of extensive empirical research since the 1920s. Scholarly interest in gangs was largely due to gang members’ increased likelihood of engaging in delinquent ... More

Police Violence  

Jonathan Jackson, Jenna Milani, and Ben Bradford

Online publication date:
Mar 2018
Subject:
Policing
The ability of the police to assert social control and reproduce social order depends, crucially, on the capacity to use force to achieve these ends—whether when restraining someone ... More

Crime Hot Spots  

David Weisburd and Sean Wire

Online publication date:
Mar 2018
Hot spots of crime, and the criminology of place more generally, deviate from the traditional paradigm of criminology, in which the primary assumption and goal is to explain who is likely ... More

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