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Jun 30, 2020Open    AccessArticle

The Study of Drug Use, Spirituality, Intimacy and Age as Determinants of Antisocial Behaviour among Youths

Agbo Christopher Okwudili, Okoli Paul Chibuike, Ofojebe Chukwuma Philip, Chime Peter Ekpunobi, Akpoke Victor Okorieh, Ogundu Amara Grace, Ezeme Mark Sunday
This study investigated drug use, spirituality, intimacy and age as determinants of antisocial behaviour among youths. Participants were four hundred and sixty eight (468) youths comprising (328) males and (140) females. Their ages ranged between (9 - 25) years, with a mean age of 17 and standard deviation of 8.04. Cross sectional design was adopted. Four instruments were used for data collection: Antisocial Behaviour Scale, Simple Screening Instrument for Substance Abuse and Daily Spiritual Exp...
Open Access Library J. Vol.7, 2020

Mar 30, 2018Open    AccessArticle

The Future of Criminological Theory: Tendency and Construction Methods

Xiaofei Wang, Ying Zhuang
At present, most famous criminologists believe that the future trend of criminology theory is to construct the general theory of crime by theoretical verification and theoretical integration. On the basis of criticizing the two construction methods separately, this study finds that in the future,?only the crime theory that general theory of crime of unlimited approaching can be constructed. And it puts forward the construc
Open Access Library J. Vol.5, 2018

Feb 23, 2018Open    AccessArticle

Towards a Realist Criminology: Review of Roger Matthews (Editor) What Is to Done about Crime and Punishment? Towards a “Public Criminology”. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016

Christopher Bagley
This review of the 11 chapters in this overview of a “realistic” approach to criminology, recommends this book as a text for use in graduate courses in criminology, public policy and the sociology of deviance. We focus in particular on chapters which advocate legal reforms on behalf of women forced to work in prostitution, and which elaborate the approach of Critical Realism as a model of soci
Open Access Library J. Vol.5, 2018

Dec 28, 2017Open    AccessArticle

A Preliminary Geographic Analysis of the Paula Oberbroeckling Case

Stan Weeber
Paula Jean Oberbroeckling, age 18, left her Cedar Rapids apartment on July 11, 1970, and never returned. She supposedly left to run an errand but did not come back. Her body was found along the banks of the Cedar River in late November 1970. After 47 years, Paula’s family still does not know what happened to her between the time she left her apartment and the time when her body was found. In 2
Open Access Library J. Vol.4, 2017

Jan 09, 2015Open    AccessArticle

Territorial Functioning: A Crime Prevention Mechanism in Reducing Victimization and Fear of Crime in Malaysia

Syarmila Hany Haron
Many researchers have done a number of studies by introducing Territorial Functioning as a crime prevention tool in reducing victimization and fear of crime in a high crime housing area. There are three elements in territorial functioning namely territorial behaviour, territorial markers and territorial attitudes. Most studies that had examined territorial marking emphasized the results in adaptable social interaction primarily by preventing unnecessary social encounters. It is also stated that ...
Open Access Library J. Vol.2, 2015


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