Jun 30, 2020Open AccessArticle
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...
Mar 30, 2018Open AccessArticle
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
Feb 23, 2018Open AccessArticle
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
Dec 28, 2017Open AccessArticle
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
Jan 09, 2015Open AccessArticle
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 ...