Handbook of Crime Correlates

Editor/Author Ellis, Lee, Farrington, David and Hoskin, Anthony
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology

Single-User Purchase Price: $99.95
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ISBN: 978-0-12-804417-9
Category: Social Sciences - Criminology & Law
Book Status: Available
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The Handbook of Crime Correlates, Second Edition summarizes more than a century of worldwide research on traits and social conditions associated with criminality and antisocial behavior. Findings are provided in tabular form, enabling readers to determine at a glance the nature of each association.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • The Prevalence of Offending and Associations Between Different Types of Offending
  • 1.1: Conceptualizing Offending Behavior
  • 1.2: The Incidence of Offending
  • 1.3: Prelude to Identifying Relationships Between Different Types of Offending
  • 1.4: Inter-Relationships Among Forms of Crime and Delinquency
  • 1.5: Inter-Relationships Among Forms of Clinical/Personality Antisocial Behavior
  • 1.6: Relationships Between Crime/Delinquency and the C/P Antisocial Indicators
  • 1.7: Individual Stability in Antisocial and Criminal Behavior
  • 1.8: Highlights
  • Demographic Factors
  • 2.1: Gender and Criminality/Delinquency
  • 2.2: Gender/Sex and Antisocial Behavior
  • 2.3: Age and Maturation
  • 2.4: Race/Ethnicity
  • 2.5: Immigrant Factors
  • 2.6: Individual Social Status
  • 2.7: Parental (Family) Social Status
  • 2.8: Highlights
  • Institutional Factors
  • 3.1: Education-Related Factors
  • 3.2: Religiosity
  • 3.3: Religious Group Comparisons
  • 3.4: Employment and Work
  • 3.5: Socioeconomic Ecological Factors
  • 3.6: Political-Governance Factors
  • 3.7: Criminal Justice Policies and Practices
  • 3.8: Social Geographic Factors
  • 3.9: Physical Ecological Factors
  • 3.10: Temporal Factors
  • 3.11: Highlights
  • Familial, Reproductive, and Peer Factors
  • 4.1: Family Formation and Dissolution
  • 4.2: Reproductive Factors
  • 4.3: Comparisons of Offending Among Close Relatives
  • 4.4: Health-Related Family Traits
  • 4.5: Intactness and Cohesion of the Family Unit
  • 4.6: Parental Rearing Practices (Excluding Forms of Discipline)
  • 4.7: Disciplinary Practices by Parents
  • 4.8: Peer-Related Factors
  • 4.9: Highlights
  • Personality and Behavioral Factors
  • 5.1: Personality/Temperament Traits
  • 5.2: Alcohol and Drug Use
  • 5.3: Firearms-Related Behavior
  • 5.4: Recreational Activities
  • 5.5: Behavioral Responsiveness to Stimuli
  • 5.6: Sexual Behavior
  • 5.7: Residual Behavioral Factors
  • 5.8: Highlights
  • Cognitive and Mental Health Factors
  • 6.1: Ambition and Planning
  • 6.2: Authority-Related Attitudes
  • 6.3: Moral/Political Attitudes
  • 6.4: Negativity
  • 6.5: Self-Reflected Attitudes
  • 6.6: Social Preferences
  • 6.7: Learning Ability and Intelligence
  • 6.8: Mental Illness
  • 6.9: Mental/Behavioral Disorder
  • 6.10: Drug Addiction/Dependence
  • 6.11: Other Cognitive Conditions
  • 6.12: Highlights
  • Biological Factors
  • 7.1: Genetic Influences: Indirect Evidence
  • 7.2: Genetic Influences: Specific Chromosomes and Genes
  • 7.3: Gestation and Fetal/Infant Development Factors
  • 7.4: Dietary and Ingestion Factors
  • 7.5: Health Factors
  • 7.6: Morphology
  • 7.7: Physiological Factors: The Cardiovascular System
  • 7.8: Physiological Factors: Dermal and Motor Responses
  • 7.9: Cellular Receptors, Transporters, and Binding Sites
  • 7.10: Biochemical Factors: Hormones
  • 7.11: Biochemical Factors: Non-Hormonal
  • 7.12: Pharmacological Factors
  • 7.13: Brain Structures
  • 7.14: Brain Functioning
  • 7.15: Highlights
  • Crime Victimization and Fear of Crime
  • 8.1: Crime Victimization and Demographic Factors
  • 8.2: Crime Victimization and Non-Demographic Factors
  • 8.3: Fear of Crime and Individual Traits
  • 8.4: Fear of Crime and Ecological Variables
  • 8.5: Highlights
  • Epilogue: Grand Summary
  • 9.1: Confidence in the Nature of Crime Correlates
  • 9.2: Consistency Scores for Chapter 2: Demographic Factors
  • 9.3: Consistency Scores for Chapter 3: Institutional and Ecological Factors
  • 9.4: Consistency Scores for Chapter 4: Familial, Reproductive, and Peer Factors
  • 9.5: Consistency Scores for Chapter 5: Personality and Behavioral Factors
  • 9.6: Consistency Scores for Chapter 6: Cognitive and Mental Health Factors
  • 9.7: Consistency Scores for Chapter 7: Biological Factors
  • 9.8: Consistency Scores for Chapter 8: Crime Victimization and Fear of Crime
  • 9.9: Cultural Generalizability for the Strong Crime Correlates
  • 9.10: Closing Comments