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Work as a turning point in the life course of criminals: A duration model of age, employment, and recidivism
crimes? Prior research is inconclusive because work effects have been biased by selectivity and obscured by the interaction of age and employment. This study yields more refined estimates byExpand
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Incarceration and Stratification
In the past three decades, incarceration has become an increasingly powerful force for reproducing and reinforcing social inequalities. A new wave of sociological research details the contemporaryExpand
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Citizenship, Democracy, and the Civic Reintegration of Criminal Offenders
Convicted felons face both legal and informal barriers to becoming productive citizens at work, responsible citizens in family life, and active citizens in their communities. As criminal punishmentExpand
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Crime in the Breaking: Gender Differences in Desistance
Despite increasing interest in understanding patterns of criminal behavior over the life course and, especially, desistance from crime, evidence about the predictors of these experiences has beenExpand
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The Endogeneity of Legal Regulation: Grievance Procedures as Rational Myth
Most accounts of organizations and law treat law as largely exogenous and emphasize organizations' responses to law. This study proposes a model of endogeneity among organizations, theExpand
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Ballot Manipulation and the “Menace of Negro Domination”: Racial Threat and Felon Disenfranchisement in the United States, 1850–20021
Criminal offenders in the United States typically forfeit voting rights as a collateral consequence of their felony convictions. This article analyzes the origins and development of these state felonExpand
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Predictors of desistance among sex offenders: The interaction of formal and informal social controls
Increasing attention is being given to the issue of desistance or cessation in adult criminal careers. We contribute to this research by considering how informal and formal social controls affectExpand
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Ex-Offenders and the Conformist Alternative: A Job Quality Model of Work and Crime
Criminologists from diverse theoretical perspectives have long asserted that the quality of employment is more strongly associated with criminal behavior than its presence or absence. By thisExpand
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Sexual Harassment as a Gendered Expression of Power
Drawing on recent insights from the study of legal consciousness and gender relations, the authors test the generality of Catharine MacKinnon's theory of the sexual harassment of adult women. SurveyExpand
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‘Less than the average citizen’: Stigma, role transition and the civic reintegration of convicted felons
Previous research in life-course criminology has shown how desistance from crime is linked to the successful transition to adult roles (Sampson and Laub 1993; Uggen 2000). In particular, offendersExpand
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