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  1. How to prevent child sexual abuse in youth-oriented organisations is a concern in our society for a number of reasons. One of these is that evidence indicates that sexual offenders, once they are recruited by ...

    Authors: Benoit Leclerc, Jessica Feakes and Jesse Cale

    Citation: Crime Science 2015 4:28

    Content type: Research

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  2. Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) has only recently been publicly acknowledged as a problem in India. A welcome development has been the enactment of a special law—Protection of Children against Sexual Offences (POCSO)...

    Authors: Jyoti Belur and Brijesh Bahadur Singh

    Citation: Crime Science 2015 4:26

    Content type: Short contribution

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  3. Commonly, established nations are called upon to deal with crime epidemics in developing countries. This is particularly the case when the outside country has a vested interest in doing something about the for...

    Authors: Christopher H. Stubbert, Stephen F. Pires and Rob T. Guerette

    Citation: Crime Science 2015 4:23

    Content type: Research

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  4. This paper examines the spatio-temporal evolution of homicide across the municipalities of El Salvador. It aims at identifying both temporal trends and spatial clusters that may contribute to the formation of ...

    Authors: Carlos Carcach

    Citation: Crime Science 2015 4:20

    Content type: Research

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  5. The aim of this study was to examine from the routine activities approach how victim age might help to explain the timing, context and nature of offenders’ first known contact sexual abuse incident. One-hundre...

    Authors: Nadine McKillop, Sarah Brown, Richard Wortley and Stephen Smallbone

    Citation: Crime Science 2015 4:17

    Content type: Research

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  6. Transit stations are acknowledged as particularly criminogenic settings. Transit stations may serve as crime “generators,” breeding crime because they bring together large volumes of people at particular geogr...

    Authors: Yasemin Irvin-Erickson and Nancy La Vigne

    Citation: Crime Science 2015 4:14

    Content type: Research

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  7. Since its original publication, routine activity theory has proven most instructive for understanding temporal patterns in crime. The most prominent of the temporal crime patterns investigated is seasonality: ...

    Authors: Martin A Andresen and Nick Malleson

    Citation: Crime Science 2015 4:12

    Content type: Research

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  8. It is well known that, due to that inherent differences in their underlying causal mechanisms, different types of crime will have variable impacts on different groups of people. Furthermore, the locations of v...

    Authors: Nick Malleson and Martin A Andresen

    Citation: Crime Science 2015 4:10

    Content type: Research

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  9. This article further examines the phenomenon of aggression inside barrooms by relying on the “bouncer-ethnographer” methodology. The objective is to investigate variations in aggression through time and space ...

    Authors: Steve Geoffrion, Josette Sader, Frederic Ouellet and Remi Boivin

    Citation: Crime Science 2015 4:9

    Content type: Research

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  10. This study provides information to assist those involved in performance measurement in police organisations. The strategies used to identify the literature are described. Thematic sections cover; general overv...

    Authors: Neena Tiwana, Gary Bass and Graham Farrell

    Citation: Crime Science 2015 4:1

    Content type: Research

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  11. This article reviews the Space-Time Budget method developed by Wikström and colleagues and particularly discusses its relevance for criminological research. The Space-Time Budget method is a data collection in...

    Authors: Evelien M Hoeben, Wim Bernasco, Frank M Weerman, Lieven Pauwels and Sjoerd van Halem

    Citation: Crime Science 2014 3:12

    Content type: Systematic review

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  12. Since the pioneering early studies of the 1990s hinted at its promise as a research method, virtual reality (VR) technology has increasingly been used by social scientists. Given recent developments that have ...

    Authors: Jean-Louis van Gelder, Marco Otte and Eva C Luciano

    Citation: Crime Science 2014 3:10

    Content type: Systematic review

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  13. Emerging technologies such as broadband services and mobile and wireless technologies create not only benefits for the community but also risks (Choo, Smith, McCusker 78: iii, 2007). The implications of these ...

    Authors: Bas Stottelaar, Jeroen Senden and Lorena Montoya

    Citation: Crime Science 2014 3:8

    Content type: Research

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  14. There is a broad consensus that the Internet has greatly expanded possibilities for traditional transit crimes such as wildlife trafficking. However, the extent to which the Internet is exploited by criminals ...

    Authors: Anita Lavorgna

    Citation: Crime Science 2014 3:5

    Content type: Research

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  15. Driving a taxicab remains one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States, with leading homicide rates. Although safety equipment designed to reduce robberies exists, it is not clear what effect it ...

    Authors: Cammie Chaumont Menéndez, Harlan Amandus, Parisa Damadi, Nan Wu, Srinivas Konda and Scott Hendricks

    Citation: Crime Science 2014 3:4

    Content type: Short contribution

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  16. There is growing awareness of the increasing scope, scale, and threat of product counterfeiting. Awareness is also growing for the drafting of countermeasures that specifically address deceptive and non-decept...

    Authors: John Spink, Douglas C Moyer, Hyeonho Park and Justin A Heinonen

    Citation: Crime Science 2014 3:3

    Content type: Research

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  17. Bayesian approaches to police decision support offer an improvement upon more commonly used statistical approaches. Common approaches to case decision support often involve using frequencies from cases similar...

    Authors: Jared C Allen

    Citation: Crime Science 2014 3:7

    Content type: Short contribution

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  18. A fundamental issue in crime prevention is the efficient deployment of resources and the effective targeting of interventions, both of which require some form of prediction of future crime. One crime for which...

    Authors: Toby P Davies and Steven R Bishop

    Citation: Crime Science 2013 2:10

    Content type: Research

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  19. With the growing interest in the use of crime scripts and attack scenarios for the development of control measures comes the need for more systematic scripting methods. Information about those sequences of act...

    Authors: Hervé Borrion

    Citation: Crime Science 2013 2:6

    Content type: Theoretical article

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  20. Many studies have sought to explain the major crime declines experienced in most advanced countries. Key hypotheses relate to: lead poisoning; abortion legalization; drug markets; demographics; policing number...

    Authors: Graham Farrell

    Citation: Crime Science 2013 2:5

    Content type: Research

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  21. A new method of material identification has been developed utilising pixellated X-ray diffraction (PixD) to probe the molecular structure of hidden items. Since each material has a unique structure, this techn...

    Authors: Daniel O’Flynn, Hemant Desai, Caroline B Reid, Christiana Christodoulou, Matthew D Wilson, Matthew C Veale, Paul Seller, Daniel Hills, Ben Wong and Robert D Speller

    Citation: Crime Science 2013 2:4

    Content type: Research

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  22. More than 63,000 cars were reported stolen in Los Angeles in 2003–04. However, the distribution of thefts across car types is very uneven. Some cars types such as the Honda Civic were stolen at much higher fre...

    Authors: P Jeffrey Brantingham

    Citation: Crime Science 2013 2:3

    Content type: Research

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