Found 17 results for "Centre for Criminology "

 Year  Title
2017 

Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth, Volume 4 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. Should cities invest in ‘streetworkers’ to help get people to quit being gang members?
  2. What should we think about when creating programs to help ex-prisoners re-enter society?
  3. Why can’t we assume that a crime prevention program that has been shown to be effective will, in fact, be effective when implemented in a new setting?
  4. How are the experience

2017 

Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth, Volume 4 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. Are the harmful effects on children of the imprisonment of a parent short-lived?
  2. When are crime prevention programs cost-effective?
  3. Why are victims of violent crimes likely also to commit violent offences?
  4. Does sending people to prison deter them from committing offences in the future?
  5. What is the most recent evidence on the effectiveness of treatment programs for sex offenders?
  6. What

2017 

Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth, Volume 5 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 Black youths living on the street particularly vulnerable to being stopped and searched by the police?
  2. Are dark-skinned Blacks especially likely to be imprisoned?
  3. Why are girls in bail court perceived to be more likely to be in need of ‘treatment’ than boys?
  4. How does the involvement of Black citizens in the local political process affect crime

2017 

Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth, Volume 5 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 curfews for youths reduce crime?
  2. Why do young Black Americans perceive the criminal justice system as unjust?
  3. How are the use of foster care for children and imprisonment for adults linked?
  4. What kinds of strategies can the police use to reduce crime in specific neighbourhoods?
  5. Why is some form of criminal record expungement especially important now?
  6. Is the disruptive impact of imprisonment on employment

2016 

Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth, Volume 3 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. Can we assume correctional programs that sound as if they should be effective will do no harm?
  2. How do risk assessments affect the pretrial release process?
  3. Did the softening of drug laws in Portugal change dramatically drug use in that country?
  4. Why does poor treatment of ordinary citizens by the police lead to more offending?
  5. How does the criminal

2016 

Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth, Volume 4 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 juvenile drug treatment courts not seem to work?
  2. Do young people understand police warnings?
  3. Can judges reduce racial disparities in the criminal justice system?
  4. Immigrants and crime: Why should Donald Trump read this ‘highlight’?
  5. If your local police service wants funds for a crisis intervention team to deal with its interactions with the mentally ill, what would be an evidence-based response?
  6. How well do

2016 

Criminological Highlights: Children and Youth, Volume 3 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. What types of restorative justice programs have been shown to be effective in reducing re-offending? What types of restorative justice programs have been shown to be effective in reducing re-offending?
  2. How can criminal justice policies increase the likelihood that youths commit property crimes?
  3. How are the negative effects of child abuse affected by the neighbourhood

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

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

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