The criminal justice activism of Naomi Osaka: a case study in the criminology of celebrity culture - Deflem M.
This paper examines the criminal justice activism of tennis star Naomi Osaka as it evolved during the COVID-19 pandemic regarding matters of police violence and racial justice. Calls to reform and defund the police received much attention in the aftermath ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The online behaviors of Islamic state terrorists in the United States - Whittaker J.
This study offers an empirical insight into terrorists' use of the Internet. Although criminology has previously been quiet on this topic, behavior-based studies can aid in understanding the interactions between terrorists and their enviro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Why? How perpetrators of male-male homicide explain the crime - Di Marco MH.
This paper identifies the explanatory narratives used by perpetrators of male-male homicide in Buenos Aires (Argentina) to make sense of this crime. Drawing upon narrative criminology and masculinities theories, this study enquires into the rationalisation... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 28, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Coronial inquests, indigenous suicide and the colonial narrative - Carpenter B, Harris M, Jowett S, Tait G, Scott Bray R.
This article explores the over-representation of Indigenous people in suicide statistics internationally as indicative of the broader impacts of colonialism. The purpose of this discussion in a special issue of critical criminology is to widen the focus be... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 25, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Exploring effects of psycho-bio-social risk factors on later offending - Oliveira RV, Beaver KM.
Different perspectives in criminology have explored how potential risk factors affect delinquency and criminal behavior over the life-course. Although many scholars look at risk factors individually and estimate how they may affect future criminal involvem... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Publication bias: a "bird's-eye view" of meta-analytic practice in criminology and criminal justice - Kim B.
This study examined the recent meta-analyses in the criminology and criminal justice (CCJ) field to capture a snapshot of the current state of publication bias practices and provided practical guidel... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Problems of cross-cultural criminology no more! Testing two central tenets of self-control theory across 28 nations - Vazsonyi AT, Ksinan AJ, Javakhishvili M.
PURPOSE The current investigation tested two tenets from self-control theory regarding its cross-national validity and applicability, namely the extent to which (1) parenting behaviors (closeness and monitoring) were associated with low self-control, and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Scripting police escalation of use of force through conjunctive analysis of body-worn camera footage: a systematic social observational pilot study - Sytsma VA, Chillar VF, Piza EL.
PURPOSE To date script analysis has not been used in the field of criminology to further understand processes behind events involving non-offending criminal justice system actors. The purpose of this research is to conduct a pilot study to develop a polic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Crime and safety in rural contexts: innovative methods - Ceccato V.
Lower crime rates in sparsely populated areas of the globe are often taken as a sign that crime is not a major concern in these areas. The negligence of safety and security issues outside the urban realm is not exclusive to criminology. Such paucity of kno... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 8, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Empirical determination of transitory and persistent delinquency in Chilean youth: validation of the Criminal Engagement Severity Scale "EGED" - Chesta S, Perez-Luco R, Alarcon P, Wenger L, Concha-Salgado A, Garc ía-Cueto E.
Evidence from several longitudinal studies has established the relevance of the approach of evolutionary criminology to understanding and intervening with adolescent criminal offenders, seeking to halt the criminal behavior before its potential consolidati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Cohort variation in U.S. violent crime patterns from 1960 to 2014: an age-period-cohort-interaction approach - Lu Y, Luo L.
Previous research in criminology has overlooked that cohort effects on crime should be age-time-specific (Ryder in Am Sociol Rev 30(6):843-861, 1965) and consequently assumed cohort effects to be the same across the life course. The current study addresses... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 15, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

The p Factor, crime, and criminal justice: a criminological study of Caspi et al.'s general psychopathology general theory - DeLisi M, Drury AJ, Elbert MJ.
The general psychopathology general theory or p Factor is an influential theoretical development in the social and behavioral sciences, but has yet to gain traction in criminology and criminal justice. Drawing on data from a sample of 1722 federal pretrial... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Looking to critical criminology to centre gender and violence against women in state crime studies - Collins VE.
The state is over-represented as a perpetrator of violence against women, yet it receives little attention in the state crime/crimes of the powerful literature. In line with the goal of this special issue, the focus here will be to introduce state-perpetra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Terrorizing police: revisiting 'the policing of terrorism' from the perspective of Danish police detectives - Sausdal D.
A common conclusion in criminology is that fears of terrorism are being (mis)used. The media have used them to market their products, politicians to promote themselves as protectors, and the police have profited through being granted increased powers and r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Odi et amo: Discursive strategies and ambiguity in the narratives of violence - Poppi FIM, Verde A.
Ambiguity plays a central role in how narratives about violence are told, but research has rarely taken into account the ambiguity used by criminals with complex motives. Drawing on narrative criminology, this contribution explores how ambiguity is deploye... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news