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acculturation and assimilation: a clarification
The purpose of this paper is to provide a clarification of the relationship between acculturation and assimilation through the development of a conceptual framework. By means of a careful review ofExpand
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Juvenile Female and Male Sex Offenders
This research examines 61 juvenile female sex offenders in terms of their offending patterns, demographics, and victim characteristics; these findings are compared to 122 juvenile male sex offenders.Expand
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Pre-service correctional officers: What do they think about treatment?
Abstract This article presents the findings from a study of 319 correctional officers enrolled in the pre-service academies of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice-Institutional Division andExpand
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Gender Differences in Felony Court Processing
Interactive analyses examined three related hypotheses of disparity. The typicality hypothesis proposes that women are treated with chivalry in criminal processing, but only when their charges areExpand
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THE SHORT‐TERM EFFECTS OF EXECUTIONS ON HOMICIDES: DETERRENCE, DISPLACEMENT, OR BOTH?*
Does the death penalty save lives? In recent years, a new round of research has been using annual time-series panel data from the 50 U.S. states for 25 or so years from the 1970s to the late 1990sExpand
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Correctional Officers' Attitudes Toward Selected Treatment Programs
A study was designed to examine the attitudes of a sample of correctional officers toward selected treatment programs in the Texas Department of Corrections. Questionnaires were sent to a randomExpand
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Reporting of crime to the police in the Federal Republic of Germany: A comparison of the old and the new lands
A victimization survey of 7,026 households in the former east and west German Lander (states) carried out one year after the unification of Germany presented a unique opportunity to examine factorsExpand
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Structural Covariates of Violent Crime Rates in Germany: Exploratory Spatial Analyses of Kreise
This research applies the techniques of exploratory spatial data analysis (ESDA) and spatial regression modeling to explain variation in robbery and assault rates across 413 districts or “Kreise” inExpand
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An Analysis of Differential Assimilation Rates among Middle-class Mexican Americans*
The investigation focused on the identification of variables which might help explain differential assimilation rates among middle-class Mexican Americans. The data were collected from a randomExpand
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