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WEATHER, SEASONAL TRENDS AND PROPERTY CRIMES IN MINNEAPOLIS, 1987–1988. A MODERATOR-VARIABLE TIME-SERIES ANALYSIS OF ROUTINE ACTIVITIES
This research examines the relevance of routine activity theory to three property offences: burglary, robbery, and larceny-theft. We hypothesized that temperature would combine with time of day toExpand
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Assessing the quality of American doctoral program faculty in criminology and criminal justice, 1991–1995
This article assesses the quality of 299 faculty in 20 American doctoral programs in criminology and criminal justice by counting the number of citations of their work in six major AmericanExpand
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Where are they now? Trajectories of publication “stars” from American criminology and criminal justice programs
The present study examines research trajectories of 20 academic “stars” relative to scholarship in 20 prominent and 7 elite criminology and criminal justice (CCJ) journals. We employ a modest subsetExpand
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WEATHER AND CRIME
In studying the causes of crime, most criminologists have concentrated on traditional socio-demographic variables, such as age, sex, race, and socio-economic status. However, some researchers haveExpand
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Journal publications of Ph.D. graduates from American criminology and criminal justice programs
This article assesses the quality of 12 American doctoral programs by counting the number of publications of their Ph.D. graduates in a large number of criminology and criminal justice journals, andExpand
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Assault as a function of time and temperature : A moderator-variable time-series analysis
The authors hypothesized that relations between temperature and assaults are stronger during evening hours than during other hours of the day and tested this hypothesis by obtaining 3-hr measures ofExpand
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The variable effects of arrest on criminal careers: The Milwaukee domestic violence experiment
This research was supported by grant 86IJCXKO43 to the Crime Control Institute from the National Institute ofJustice. The points of view or opinions stated herein are those of the authors and do notExpand
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THE PREDICTION OF POLICE CALLS FOR SERVICE: THE INFLUENCE OF WEATHER AND TEMPORAL VARIABLES ON RAPE AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Rape and domestic violence are two of the most controversial types of criminal behavior. Both are violent crimes and both are usually directed towards women. This research examines the short-termExpand
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CHANGES IN THE MOST-CITED SCHOLARS IN MAJOR AMERICAN CRIMINOLOGY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE JOURNALS BETWEEN 1986-1990 AND 1991-1995
Abstract The most-cited scholars in three major American criminology journals (Criminology, Journal of Quantitative Criminology, and Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency) and three majorExpand
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Violence is a curvilinear function of temperature in Dallas: a replication.
  • J. Rotton, E. G. Cohn
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1 June 2000
Data on weather and aggravated assaults were obtained to determine whether the curvilinear relationship between temperature and violence previously observed in Minneapolis, Minnesota (E. G. Cohn & J.Expand
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