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Legitimacy and Cooperation: Why Do People Help the Police Fight Crime in Their Communities?
Past research indicates that legitimacy encourages compliance with the law. This study extends consideration of the influence of legitimacy by exploring its impact on cooperation with the police and
Legal Socialization of Children and Adolescents
Research on children and the law has recently renewed its focus on the development of children's ties to law and legal actors. We identify the developmental process through which these relations
Gender differences in partner violence in a birth cohort of 21-year-olds: bridging the gap between clinical and epidemiological approaches.
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Severe physical violence was more strongly associated with unemployment, low educational attainment, few social support resources, polydrug use, antisocial personality disorder symptoms, depression symptoms, and violence toward strangers for men than for women.
An Analysis of the New York City Police Department's “Stop-and-Frisk” Policy in the Context of Claims of Racial Bias
Recent studies by police departments and researchers confirm that police stop persons of racial and ethnic minority groups more often than whites relative to their proportions in the population.
DEVELOPMENTAL TRAJECTORIES OF LEGAL SOCIALIZATION AMONG SERIOUS ADOLESCENT OFFENDERS.
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This work shows that adults' attitudes about the legitimacy of law are directly tied to individuals' compliance with the law and cooperation with legal authorities, and this should be particularly salient during adolescence, since this is the developmental period during which individuals are beginning to form an adult-like understanding of society and its institutions.
Street Stops and Broken Windows: Terry, Race and Disorder in New York City
Patterns of "stop and frisk" activity by police across New York City neighborhoods reflect competing theories of aggressive policing. "Broken Windows" theory suggests that neighborhoods with greater
Frequency and severity approaches to indexing exposure to trauma: the Critical Incident History Questionnaire for police officers.
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The Critical Incident History Questionnaire indexes cumulative exposure to traumatic incidents in police by examining incident frequency and rated severity, and suggests that precision is not increased if frequency is weighted by severity.
Theory and Research on Desistance from Antisocial Activity among Serious Adolescent Offenders
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An overview of the major points to consider in pursuing a systematic research agenda on how serious adolescent offenders desist from antisocial activity is presented.
The Criminalization of Domestic Violence: Promises and Limits
A Doppler Navigation system which includes a surface based commutated array on a platform to provide air derived angle information, particularly for aircraft landing approach guidance. The program of
THE SOCIAL ORGANIZATION OF DRUG USE AND DRUG DEALING AMONG URBAN GANGS
Youth gangs are a major part of the urban landscape. Gang members always have been involved in collective and individual violence and, in recent years, in drug use and drug dealing. Involvement in
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