Sökning: "Violent crime"

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  1. 1. Violent female offenders : Facts and preconceptions

    Författare :Jenny Yourstone; Torun Lindholm; Ola Svenson; Martin Grann; Pekka Santtila; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Female; Violence; Crime; Psychosocial background; Gender bias; Stereotypes; In-group bias; Forensic psychiatry; Mental disorders; Legal insanity; Psychology; Psykologi; psykologi; Psychology;

    Sammanfattning : Women’s comparably low participation in criminal activity has resulted in little overall attention to female offenders in criminological research. The general aim of the present thesis is to illuminate aspects of particular significance for understanding female perpetrators of very serious crimes. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Essays on Inequality and Social Policy : Education, Crime and Health

    Författare :Susan Niknami; Eskil Wadensjö; Anders Stenberg; Miles Corak; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Alcohol laws; Crime; Delinquency; Education; Health; Immigrants; Income inequality; Intergenerational Transmission; Relative Income Differences; Substance use; Quasi-experiment; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of four empirical essays. The first essay evaluates the impact on crime of a large scale experimental scheme in which all state monopoly alcohol stores in selected Swedish counties kept open on Saturdays. We show that the experiment significantly raised both alcohol sales and crime. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Crime, Corruption and Development

    Författare :Sebastian Axbard; Mikael Lindahl; Niklas Bengtsson; Mårten Palme; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Judicial System; Court; Corruption; Government Spending; Natural Resources; Mining; Violence; Crime; Climate; Income Opportunities; Piracy; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Sammanfattning : Essay I: Prosecuting and convicting corrupt officials is a common strategy to combat corruption. Despite this, little is known about the effectiveness of such anti-corruption policies. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Substance Use and Violence : Influence of Alcohol, Illicit Drugs and Anabolic Androgenic Steroids on Violent Crime and Self-directed Violence

    Författare :Lena Lundholm; Ingemar Thiblin; Ulrika Haggård; Claudia Fahlke; Johan Hallqvist; Tom Palmstierna; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Substance abuse; violent crime; violent suicide; anabolic androgenic steroids;

    Sammanfattning : Interpersonal violence and suicide are major health concerns, leading to premature death, extensive human suffering and staggering monetary costs. Although violent behaviour has multiple causes, it is well known that acute substance intake and abuse increase the risks of both interpersonal and self-directed violence. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Clusters of urban crime and safety in transport nodes

    Författare :Adriaan Cornelis Uittenbogaard; Vania Ceccato; Mats Wilhelmsson; Alex Hirschfield; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; safety; urban crime; space-time clusters; crime concentrations; GIS; environmental attributes; public transport; underground stations; transport nodes; crime prevention;

    Sammanfattning : The objective of the thesis is to provide a better understanding of the safety conditions inurban environments, particularly related to those found in transport nodes, in this case,underground stations, and surrounding areas1. First, the study starts with an analysis of theoverall city, identifying concentrations of crime in the urban fabric and then focusing on thecriminogenic conditions at and around underground stations. LÄS MER