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Tag Archives: criminology

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  • 16
    Mar

    2021

    Red hot prisons in Latin America

    In the last days of February, prisons in the region demonstrated the nature of the crisis in which they are submerged. In Ecuador, on the 23rd, a series of riots ended in at least 79 deaths. A few days...

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  • 6
    Aug

    2019

    Who runs the joint? Gangs and social order in...

    To most people, life in prison is a mystery. In a new study, we examine many aspects of prison life, with a special focus on the role of gangs. We interviewed 802 inmates in prison in Texas, half of whom...

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  • 9
    Apr

    2019

    Appearance Bias and Crime

    As strange as it may seem, there is very little research on the topic of physical appearance and its relationship to criminal involvement, criminal victimization, and the crime control process.   While...

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