Institutional Environments and Scholarly Work: American Criminology, 1951-1993

@article{Savelsberg2004InstitutionalEA,
  title={Institutional Environments and Scholarly Work: American Criminology, 1951-1993},
  author={Joachim J. Savelsberg and Lara Cleveland and Ryan D. King},
  journal={Social Forces},
  year={2004},
  volume={82},
  pages={1275 - 1302}
}
Neoinstitutional theses are examined for the constitution of criminological knowledge during the transformation of penal regimes and the accompanying emergence of a specialized field of criminology. Effects of this reorganization, historical period, and research funding on scholarly journal publications are examined. Results are based on a content analysis of 1,612 articles published in leading journals between 1951 and 1993. Multivariate analyses support neoinstitutional ideas, as topical and… 

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