By Hugh Barlow, Scott H. Decker
Crime coverage must be guided by way of technology instead of ideology, argue Hugh Barlow and Scott Decker during this incisive and unique selection of essays. setting up the price and significance of linking conception and perform, the individuals to "Criminology and Public coverage" offer a finished remedy of the main theories in criminology and their implications for felony justice, crime keep watch over, and the bigger realm of justice. In using theories to genuine global concerns - akin to lowering crime and violence, prisoner reentry regulations, gang habit, and remedy courts - the members take either a macro and micro point technique. They locate, too, that it's always tricky to show concept into perform. nonetheless, the very test pushes the felony justice method towards doable strategies instead of ideological methods, an orientation the editors think will result in better growth in battling one in every of our society's maximum problems. members contain: Robert Agnew, Ronald L. Akers, Gordon Bazemore, Ronald V. Clarke, J. Heith Copes, Frank Cullen, Marcus Felson, Marie Griffin, Scott Jacques, David Kauzlarich, Jean McGloin, Steven Messner, Alex Piquero, Nicole LeeperPiquero, Nancy Rodriguez, Richard B. Rosenfeld, sunrise Rothe, Andrea Schoepfer, Neal Shover, Cassia Spohn, Katherine Tellis, Charles Tittle, Richard Wright and the editors.
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Criminal Opportunity In control balance theory opportunity to commit a criminal or deviant act after having balanced the potential gain in control against the potential countercontrol implied by that act simply means that the act is possible. One cannot steal cars if there are no cars, if all cars are unalterably locked, or if one cannot move the car. One cannot assault a person who is physically superior and on guard. Robbing a bank after hours is practically impossible for those without knowledge of safe cracking.
They may attempt to reduce the strains faced by these people. For example, they may attempt to solve certain of the financial, child-care, or spousal-abuse problems faced by parents. These programs may attempt to end the differential reinforcement of negative behaviors. Individuals will be taught that such behaviors are wrong. The behavior of individuals will be monitored, and negative behaviors will be sanctioned. At the same time, individuals will be taught more appropriate behaviors, such as more effective ways to discipline children and students.
Individuals removed from their families are sometimes placed in situations where they continue to suffer abuse, although steps can be taken to minimize this risk. And programs that allow individuals to leave high-risk schools or communities have the potential to make conditions worse for those who are left behind. Create “Strain Responders” In sum, we might eliminate strains, alter strains to make them less conducive to crime, make it easier for individuals to avoid strains, and—if necessary— remove individuals from strains.
Criminology and Public Policy: Putting Theory to Work by Hugh Barlow, Scott H. Decker