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Submissions from 2019

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‘The Other Side of the Fence:’ A Learning- and Control-Based Investigation of the Impact of Deviance on Friendship Quality, John Boman, Laura Agnich, Bryan Lee Miller, John Stogner, and Thomas Mowen

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Policing Fraud in England and Wales: Examining Constables’ and Sergeants’ Online Fraud Preparedness, Adam Bossler, Thomas Holt, and Cassandra Cross

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Beefing Up Criminology: Longitudinal Research Is Not The Only Answer, Francis T. Cullen, Travis C. Pratt, and Amanda K. Graham

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Examining Perceptions of Online Harassment Among Constables in England and Wales, Thomas Holt, Jin R. Lee, Roberta Liggett, Karen M. Holt, and Adam Bossler

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New Evidence of the Nexus Between Neighborhood Violence, Perceptions of Danger, and Child Health, Dylan B. Jackson, Chad Posick, and Michael G. Vaughn

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Examining English and Welsh Detectives’ Views of Online Crime, Jin R. Lee, Thomas Holt, George Burruss, and Adam Bossler

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Friend Not Foe? Race and Knowing the Police, Hannah D. McManus, Amanda K. Graham, Francis T. Cullen, Velmer S. Burton Jr., and Cheryl Lero Jonson

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Strain and Prescription Drug Misuse in the United States Military, Thomas Mowen, Taylor Tolles, and Ryan D. Schroeder

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The Use of Help Seeking and Coping Strategies Among Bosnian Women in Domestic Violence Shelters, Lisa R. Muftic, Susan Hoppe, and Jonathan A. Grubb

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China-Pakistan Economic Corridor- Is it the Road to the Future?, Nalanda Roy

Reviewing Ocean Governance in Asia, Nalanda Roy

Review of "Dispossession and Resistance in India: The River and the Rage" by Alf Nilsen, Nalanda Roy

Submissions from 2018

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Policing Cybercrime, Adam Bossler

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Criminology’s Contribution to the Study of Digital Piracy, Adam Bossler and Tyler Edwards

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Revisiting the Suppression Relationship Between Social Learning and Self-Control on Software Piracy, George Burruss, Thomas Holt, and Adam Bossler

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Place Meaning, sense of belonging, and personalization among university students in Turkey, Sibel Seda Dazkir

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Computer Aided Design: Does It Enhance or Hinder Flexibility and Creativity in Design Process?, Sibel Seda Dazkir and A. Scott

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Enhancing Data-driven Law Enforcement Efforts: Exploring How Risk Terrain Modeling and Conjunctive Analysis Fit in a Crime and Traffic Safety Framework, Grant Drawve, Jonathan A. Grubb, Hannah Steinman, and Michelle Belongie

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How Cross-national Research on Domestic Violence Shelters Can Help Reduce Barriers to Service, Jonathan A. Grubb

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Repurposing Agnew’s (2005) Integrated Theory of Crime and Delinquency to Predict Victimization, Jonathan A. Grubb and Chad Posick

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A Case Study of Two Office Spaces in Augusta, GA, A. Harmon and Sibel Dazkir

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An Examination of English and Welsh Constables’ Perceptions of the Seriousness and Frequency of Online Incidents, Thomas Holt, George Burruss, and Adam Bossler

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Analyzing Predictors of Drinking and Driving Among Gender Cohorts Within a College Sample, Justin Hoyle, Bryan Lee Miller, John Stogner, Chad Posick, and Brenda Blackwell

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The Role of Adolescent Victimization in Energy Drink Consumption: Monitoring the Future, 2010-2016., Dylan Jackson, Wanda E. Leal, Chad Posick, Michael G. Vaughn, and Myrah Olivan

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Chapter 4: Electives that will Help, Kevin Jennings

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Chapter 7: Stereotypes and Misperceptions in Criminal Justice Employment, Kevin Jennings

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On the Need for a Biopsychosocial Victimology: A Foundational Model for Focusing Violence Prevention on Women and Children, Chad Posick, Emily N. Lasko, and Richard E. Tremblay

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A Near-repeat Examination of Economic Crimes, Zachary A. Powell, Jonathan A. Grubb, and Matt R. Nobles

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Opportunity and Self-Control: Do they Predict Multiple Forms of Online Victimization?, Bradford W. Reyns, Bonnie S. Fisher, Adam Bossler, and Thomas Holt

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Immigration and Security—Post 9/11 United States, Nalanda Roy

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The Motivation of European Union Mediation in Civil Conflicts, Jamie Scalera and Krista E. Wiegand

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The Case for Local and Sustainable Seafood: A Georgia Example, Jennifer Sweeney Tookes, Peggy Bartlett, and Tracy Yandle

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The Impact of Victim Attractiveness on Victim Blameworthiness and Defendant Guilt Determinations in Cases of Domestic and Sexual Assault, Jennifer Wareham, Bonnie Berry, Brenda Blackwell, and Denise Paquette

Submissions from 2017

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Does Breaking Gender Stereotypes Contribute to Victimization at School?, Laura E. Agnich, Lindsay L. Kahle, Anthony A. Peguero, Jennifer L. Murphy, Olivia Foroughi, and Jennifer N. Nester

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Routine Activity Theory, Joseph D. Bacot and Chad Posick

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Progress and Backlash in the Wake of Obergefell: Reaching Conservative Southern Teachers through the Power of Literature, Scott A. Beck, Dina C. Walker-DeVose, Laura E. Agnich, Caren Town, and Trina Smith

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Chapter 3: Cybercrime Research at the Crossroads: Where the Field Currently Stands and Innovative Strategies to Move Forward, Adam Bossler

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Need for Debate on the Implications of Honeypot Data for Restrictive Deterrence Policies in Cyberspace, Adam Bossler

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Infants’ Motor Simulation of Observed Actions Is Modulated by the Visibility of the Actor’s Body, Ty W. Boyer, Samuel M. Harding, and Bennett I. Bertenthal

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Attention to Body-Parts Varies With Visual Preference and Verb–Effector Associations, Ty W. Boyer, Josita Maouene, and Nitya Sethuraman

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Support Network Connectedness in the Lives of Community Dwelling Rural Elders and Their Families, Adrienne L. Cohen and Colleen R. Bennett

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An Evaluation of a Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Program in the Rural South, Shanna N. Felix, Laura E. Agnich, and April M. Schueths

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Punishment, Crime and Ethics, Laurie A. Gould, Jack Lightfoot, and Kayla Hulon

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A Comparative Analysis of Domestic Violence Shelter Staff Perceptions Regarding Barriers to Services in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the United States, Jonathan A. Grubb and Lisa R. Muftic

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Psychological Prison Programs, Emily N. Lasko and Chad Posick

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No Statute of Limitations: Will 2017 Bring Closure to the Murder of John Kennedy?, Dennis D. Murphy

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Reappraising the Impact of Offending on Victimization: A Propensity Score Matching Approach, Chad Posick

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Restorative Justice, Chad Posick

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Putting HEART Into Policing: A 21st Century Model for Effective and Fair Policing, Chad Posick and Heather Hatfield

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Biological Criminology, Chad Posick and M. McBride

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Editorial Introduction to the Special Issue: Crime and Justice in Suburban and Rural Context, Chad Posick and Michael Rocque

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From Urban to Suburban Criminology: Understanding Crime in America’s “Safe” Cities, Michael Rocque and Chad Posick

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Paradigm Shift or Normal Science? The Future of (Biosocial) Criminology, Michael Rocque and Chad Posick

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The Police-Community Interaction Survey: Measuring Police Performance in New Ways, Dennis P. Rosenbaum, Jon Maskaly, Daniel S. Lawrence, Justin H. Escamilla, Georgina Enciso, Thomas E. Christoff, and Chad Posick

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Fantasy or Fiction: Marching of the Dragon in the South China Sea, Nalanda Roy

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Review of Defeat is an Orphan: How Pakistan Lost the Great South Asian War, Hurst, and Company by Myra Macdonald, Nalanda Roy

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Review of The Bangladesh Liberation War: The Sheikh Mujib Regime, and Contemporary Controversies by Caf Dowlah, Nalanda Roy

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Review of The Political Development of Modern Thailand by Federico Ferrara, Nalanda Roy

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Review of The South China Sea Dispute: Navigating Diplomatic and Strategic Tensions by Ian Storey and Lin Cheng-Yi (Eds.), Nalanda Roy

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The Dragon’s Charm Diplomacy in the South China Sea, Nalanda Roy

Triumph, Tragedy, and the Unknown: The Future of Timor-Leste, Nalanda Roy and Chase Sherrod

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Negotiating Membership in the WTO and EU: The Politics of Accession, Jamie Scalera

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A Tale of Two Universities: A Red State-Blue State Comparison of College Students’ Attitudes of Concealed Carry on Campus Policies, Jaclyn Schildkraut, Kevin Jennings, Collin M. Carr, and Victoria Terranova

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Geometric Encoding, Bradley R. Sturz

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Do Eye Movements During Shape Discrimination Reveal an Underlying Geometric Structure?, Bradley R. Sturz, Ty W. Boyer, John F. Magnotti, and Kent D. Bodily

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Does the Strength of the Victim-Offender Overlap Depend on the Relationship Between the Victim and Perpetrator?, Gregory M. Zimmerman, Chelsea Farrell, and Chad Posick

Submissions from 2016

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The Effects of Adoption Openness and Type on the Mental Health, Delinquency, and Family Relationships of Adopted Youth, Laura E. Agnich, April M. Schueths, Tiffany D. James, and Jeff J. Klibert

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On the Need for Policing Cybercrime Research, Adam Bossler and Thomas Holt

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Infants' Observation of Others' Actions: Brief Movement-Specific Visual Experience Primes Motor Representations, Ty W. Boyer and Bennett I. Bertenthal

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Elementary School Students' Quantitative Reasoning: Processing Whole Numbers and Proportions, Ty W. Boyer and Natalie Branch

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Risk-Taking, Ty W. Boyer and James P. Byrnes

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Placing the Criminalization of School Discipline in Economic Context, John J. Brent

Felon Disenfranchisement: The Voting Rights Act Fifty Years Later, Maxine L. Bryant and Becky da Cruz

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Social Supports as Enabling Factors in Nursing Home Admissions: Rural, Suburban, and Urban Differences, Adrienne L. Cohen and Jennifer Roebuck Bulanda

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Predictors of Opposition to and Support for the Ordination of Women: Insights from the LDS Church, Ryan T. Cragun, Stephen M. Merino, Michael Nielsen, Brent D. Beal, Matthew Streamer, and Bradley Jones

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Motivating Public Service Employees in the Era of the New Normal, Trenton J. Davis and Gerald T. Gabris

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Isolated Processing of Geometric Shapes and Their Corresponding Shape Words: Evidence from a Delayed Match-To-Sample Task, Joshua E. Edwards, Ty W. Boyer, Z. Kade Bell, and Bradley R. Sturz

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Psychological Victimization among College Students, Shanna N. Felix, Christina Policastro, Laura E. Agnich, and Laurie Gould

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Exploring the Relationship Between Gender Violence and State Failure: A Cross-National Comparison, Laurie A. Gould and Laura E. Agnich

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State Fragility Around the World: Fractured Justice and Fierce Reprisal, Laurie Gould and Matthew Page

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Stroop-Like Interference in a Match-to-Sample Task: Further Evidence for Semantic Competition?, Marshall L. Green, Lawrence Locker, Ty W. Boyer, and Bradley R. Sturz

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Spatial Attention to Social Cues is not a Monolithic Process, Samuel M. Harding, Ty W. Boyer, and Bennett I. Bertenthal

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"War on Terror" in Our Backyard: Effects of Framing and Violent ISIS Propaganda on Anti-Muslim Prejudice, Arthur Hatton and Michael E. Nielsen

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Assessing the Macro-level Correlates of Malware Infections Using a Routine Activities Framework, Thomas Holt, George Burruss, and Adam Bossler

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Chapter 30: Technology and violence. In Cuevas, Carlos and Rennison, Thomas J. Holt and Adam Bossler

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Identifying Predictors of Unwanted Online Sexual Conversations among Youth Using a Low Self-Control and Routine Activity Framework, Thomas J. Holt, Adam Bossler, Rebecca Malinski, and David C. May

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Power-Control Theory, Kayla Kane and Brenda Blackwell

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Social Class and Crime, Bryan Lee Miller

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Unpaid Debt to Society: Exploring How Ex-Felons View Restrictions on Voting Rights after the Completion of Their Sentence, Bryan Lee Miller and Laura E. Agnich

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Exploring Butane Hash Oil Use: A Research Note, Bryan Lee Miller, John M. Stogner, and J. Mitchell Miller

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School Crime and Security, Thomas Mowen, John J. Brent, and Aaron Kupchik

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Who Seeks Counseling for Intimate Partner Violence? The Role of Emotional Distress, Chad Posick, Laura E. Agnich, Christina Policastro, and Heather Hatfield

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Self-Control and Crime: Theory, Research, and Remaining Puzzles, Michael Rocque, Chad Posick, and Alex R. Piquero

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All Bark and No Bite: Analyzing the Role of ASEAN in Mitigating Disputes in Asia, Nalanda Roy

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Review of The Royal Semi-Authoritarian Democracy of Bhutan by Dhurba Rizal, Nalanda Roy

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The Story of Democratic Transition and Social Movements in Indonesia, Nalanda Roy

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Predictors of “Success” Among Drug-Seeking Patients, Amber N. Sanders, John M. Eassey, John M. Stogner, and Bryan Lee Miller

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Crisis of Confidence: The 2008 Global Financial Crisis and Public Trust in the European Central Bank, Jamie Scalera and Melissa Crosby Dixon

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Crisis of Confidence: The 2008 Global Financial Crisis and Public Trust in the European Central Bank, Jamie Scalera and Melissa D. Dixon

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Optimism in Independence: The European Central Bank after the 2008 Global Financial Crisis, Jamie Scalera and Melissa D. Dixon