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SOCW 6135 Criminal Behavior: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

Course Readings

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Atlas, R. I. (2003). How are criminals using CPTED? SecurityManagement, 47(5), 148–146.

Cauffman, E. (2008). Understanding the female offender. The Future of Children, 18(2), 119–142.

Fleming, C. B., Catalano, R. F., Haggerty, K. P., & Abbott, R. D. (2010). Relationships between level and change in family, school, and peer factors during two periods of adolescence and problem behavior at age 19. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 39(6), 670–682.

Heilbrun, K., Marczyk, G. R., & DeMatteo, D. (2002). Forensic mental health assessment: A casebook. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Hoffmann, J. P. (2010). A life-course perspective on stress,delinquency, and young adult crime. American Journal ofCriminal Justice, 35(3), 105–120.

Lee, C., & Schulenberg, J. L. (2010). The impact of race and youth cohort size: An analysis of juvenile drug possession arrest rates. Journal of Drug Issues, 40(3), 653–679.

Lundman, R. J., & Kaufman, R. L. (2003). Driving while black: Effects of race, ethnicity, and gender on citizen self reports of traffic stops and police actions. Criminology, 41(1), 195–220.

Mead, H. K., Beauchaine, T. P., & Shannon, K. E. (2010). Neurobiological adaptations to violence across development. Development and Psychopathology, 22(1), 1–22.

Menard, S., & Morris, R. G. (2012). Integrated theory andcrimes of trust. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 28(2),365–387.

Rhineberger-Dunn, G., & Carlson, S. M. (2011). An analysis of the mediating effects of social relations and controls on neighborhood crime victimization. Western Criminology Review, 12(1), 15–34.

Roh, S., & Choo, T. M. (2008). Looking inside zone V: Testing social disorganization theory in suburban areas. Western Criminology Review, 9(1), 1–16.

Silver, E. (2006). Understanding the relationship between mental disorder and violence: The need for a criminological perspective. Law and Human Behavior, 30(6), 685–706.

Silver, E., & Miller, L. L. (2004). Sources of informal social control in Chicago neighborhoods. Criminology, 42(3), 551

Simons, R. L., Simons, L. G., Burt, C. H., Brody, G. H., & Cutrona, C. (2005). Collective efficacy, authoritative parenting, and delinquency: A longitudinal test of a model integrating and family level processes. Criminology, 43(4), 989–1029.

Stel, M., van den Bos, K., & Bal, M. (2012). On mimicry and the psychology of the belief in a just world: Imitating the behaviors of others reduces the blaming of innocent victims. Social Justice Research, 25(1), 14–24.

Thiel, K. S., Baladerian, N. J., Boyce, K. R., Cantos, O., Davis, L. A., Kelly, K., & Stream, J. (2011). Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and victimization: Implications for families, educators, social services, law enforcement, and the judicial system. Journal of Psychiatry & Law, 39(1), 121–157.

Warner, B. (2003). The role of attenuated culture in social disorganization theory. Criminology, 41(1), 73–98.

Wilcox, P., Quisenberry, N., Cabrera, D. T., & Jones, S.(2004). Busy places and broken windows? Toward defining the role of physical structure and process in community crimemodels. Sociological Quarterly, 45(2), 185–207.

Wilson, S., & Adshead, G. (2008). When violence becomes a psychiatric symptom. Philosophy, Psychiatry & Psychology, 15(1), 57–67, 77–79.

Other Readings

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