Found 17 results for "Centre for Criminology "

 Year  Title
2013 

Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth, Volume 1 Issue 3

Centre for Criminology & Sociolegal Studies at the University of Toronto

Criminological Highlights is designed to provide an accessible look at some of the more interesting criminological research that is currently being published.

  1. Can corrections programs make things worse?
  2. Why are children of immigrant parents in Sweden more likely to be involved in crime than their native born counterparts?
  3. What do false confessions look like?
  4. Are women around the world becoming less accepting of violence from their husbands?
  5. What aspect of Canada’s Youth Criminal Justice Act has been a (relative) failure?
  6. Is

2013 

Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth, Volume 1 Issue 2

Centre for Criminology & Sociolegal Studies at the University of Toronto

Criminological Highlights is designed to provide an accessible look at some of the more interesting criminological research that is currently being published.

  1. Why do youths confess to crimes?
  2. Why were Mexican-American boys less likely than white boys to be given “out-of-family placements” for criminal offences in the 1930s and 1940s in Los Angeles, California?
  3. How do high imprisonment policies ensure that there are sufficient people to imprison?
  4. How can courts get people to appear for court hearings when

2013 

Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth, Volume 1 Issue 1

Centre for Criminology & Sociolegal Studies at the University of Toronto

Criminological Highlights is designed to provide an accessible look at some of the more interesting criminological research that is currently being published.

  1. What determines whether the incarceration of a parent makes things worse for the person left caring for the prisoner’s children?
  2. What should be the first challenge for those running programs aimed at reducing the involvement of youths in gangs?
  3. Why are Black youths more likely to be involved in violence than White youths?
  4. Do judges really set aside

2014 

Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth, Volume 2 Issue 2

Centre for Criminology & Sociolegal Studies at the University of Toronto

Criminological Highlights is designed to provide an accessible look at some of the more interesting criminological research that is currently being published.

  1. Are members of minority groups who come into contact with the police more likely to be arrested than white suspects?
  2. Can a pre-school program for disadvantaged children show benefits 40 years later?
  3. Are serious delinquents likely to persist in offending after being placed in custody?
  4. How should you interpret statements about criminal justice interventions that appear to be

2014 

Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth, Volume 1 Issue 4

Centre for Criminology & Sociolegal Studies at the University of Toronto

Criminological Highlights is designed to provide an accessible look at some of the more interesting criminological research that is currently being published.

  1. Should schools suspend or expel youths who are involved in fights?
  2. Is there evidence concerning the effects on crime of having police in schools?
  3. Why do ordinary witnesses in court feel that courts don’t want to hear their evidence?
  4. When a witness mentions a detail of a crime a long time after an initial account is given, is

2014 

Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth, Volume 2 Issue 1

Centre for Criminology & Sociolegal Studies at the University of Toronto

Criminological Highlights is designed to provide an accessible look at some of the more interesting criminological research that is currently being published.

  1. Do federal laws requiring the registration of juvenile sex offenders target the most dangerous youths?
  2. How can courts create youth crime?
  3. Does sentencing a youth to custody reduce reoffending?
  4. How can children be taught to give accurate testimony even if they are subjected to aggressive cross-examination?
  5. Why do people confess to crimes they didn’t do even when they

2015 

Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth, Volume 2 Issue 4

Centre for Criminology & Sociolegal Studies at the University of Toronto

Criminological Highlights is designed to provide an accessible look at some of the more interesting criminological research that is currently being published.

  1. Does formal court processing of young offenders reduce recidivism?
  2. What factors influence members of the New York Muslim community to cooperate with the police in combating terrorism?
  3. Are young sex offenders likely to repeat their offenses?
  4. Does allowing young people to spend a lot of unsupervised time with other youths encourage offending?
  5. Do police ‘stop, question, and frisk’ activities

2015 

Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth, Volume 3 Issue 2

Centre for Criminology & Sociolegal Studies at the University of Toronto

Criminological Highlights is designed to provide an accessible look at some of the more interesting criminological research that is currently being published.

  1. Does attending an ‘advantaged’ school affect all students equally?
  2. What kinds of drug treatment programs have been shown to reduce crime?
  3. Can we identify who is likely to become a high rate offender?
  4. What do research findings suggest would constitute sensible responses to offending by youths?
  5. What kinds of neighborhoods are safest?
  6. Can effective programs be designed to

2015 

Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth, Volume 2 Issue 3

Centre for Criminology & Sociolegal Studies at the University of Toronto

Criminological Highlights is designed to provide an accessible look at some of the more interesting criminological research that is currently being published.

  1. When members of the public say that they want harsh penalties for youths, what do they mean?
  2. Does being apprehended and arrested for a crime act as a deterrent?
  3. How can the principles of general deterrence be employed in a manner that may reduce crime?
  4. Did the Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) program reduce crime and keep

2015 

Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth, Volume 3 Issue 1

Centre for Criminology & Sociolegal Studies at the University of Toronto

Criminological Highlights is designed to provide an accessible look at some of the more interesting criminological research that is currently being published.

  1. Do punitive policies directed at disruptive students affect other students in the school?
  2. Is procedural justice important for young people?
  3. What is the effect of arresting a youth on future offending and arrests?
  4. Can the police keep a youth from completing high school?
  5. How can symptoms of depression be reduced in youths who are incarcerated?
  6. Why aren’t people deterred

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