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About criminals : a view of the offenders' world

Author: Mark R Pogrebin
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

Combining offenders' accounts with researchers' analysis, this text covers a wide range of criminal behaviours and presents readers with a real-life picture of the behaviour of criminals.


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark R Pogrebin
ISBN: 1412999448 9781412999441
OCLC Number: 918550456
Description: XI, 347 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 26 cm
Contents: IntroductionPART I: Property Crimes1. Understanding Adolescent Property Crime Using a Delinquent Events Perspective - Vera Lopez2. Street Life and the Rewards of Auto Theft, by Heith Copes - Heith Copes3. Gender, Social Networks, and Residential Burglary - Christopher Mullins and Richard WrightPART II: Violent Crimes4. Retrospective Accounts of Violent Events by Gun Offenders - Mark Pogrebin, Paul Stretesky, N. Prabha Unnithan, and Gerald Venor5. Dubs and Dees, Beats and Rims: Carjackers and Urban Violence - Volkan Topalli and Richard Wright6. Gangstas, Thugs and Hustlas: Identity and the Code of the Street in Rap Music - Charis KubrinPART III: Sex Crimes7. Street Smarts and Urban Myths: Women, Sex Work, and the Role of Storytelling in Risk Reduction and Rationalization - Brenda Roche, Alan Neaigus, and Maureen Miller8.Accounts of Professional Misdeeds: The Sexual Exploitation of Clients by Psychotherapists - Mark Pogrebin, Eric Poole, and Amos Martinez9.Constructing Coercion: The Organization of Sexual Assault - Brian Monahan and Joseph MorollaPART IV: Gangs and CrimeFrom Punk Kids to Public Enemy Number One - Pete Simi, Lowell Smith, and Ann M.S. Reeser11. Gang-Related Gun Violence: Socialization, Identity, and Self - Paul Stretesky and Mark Pogrebin12. Young Mother (in the) Hood: Gang Girls' Negotiation of New Identities - Molly Moloney, Geoffrey Hunt, Karen Joe-Laidler, PART V: White Collar-Occupational Crime13. Dialing for Dollars: Opportunities, Justifications, and Telemarketing Fraud - Neal Shover, Glenn Coffey, and Clinton Sanders14. Understanding Identity Theft: Offenders' Accounts of their Lives and Crimes - Heith Copes and Lynne Vieraitis15.Transferring Subcultural Knowledge On-Line: Practices and Beliefs of Persistent Digital Pirates - Thomas Holt and Heith CopesPART VI: Drugs and Crime16. Cooks are like Gods: Hierarchies in Methamphetamine-Producing Groups - Robert Jenkot17.We Weren't Like no Regular Dope Fiends: Negotiating Hustler and Crackhead Identities - Heith Copes, Andy Hochstetler, and J. Patrick Williams18.Writing Against the Image of the Monstrous Crack Mother - Aline GubriumPART VII: Gender and Crime19. Moving Beyond Stereotypes: Women's Subjective Accounts of their Violent Crime - Candace Kruttschnitt and Kristin Carbone-Lopez20. The Work of Sex Work: Elite Prostitutes' Vocational Orientations and Experiences - Ann Lucas21. Mothering, Crime and Incarceration - Kathleen Ferraro and Angela MoePART VIII: Support Systems and Crime22.The Familial Relationships of Former Prisoners: Examining the Link Between Residence and Informal Support Mechanisms - Damian Martinez and Johnna Christian23 .On the Ropes: Londa and Derek - Donald Braman24. Leaving the Streets: Transformation of Prostitute Identity within the Prostitution Rehabilitation Program - Sharon Oselin25.Me and the Law is not Friends": How Former Prisoners Make Sense of Reentry - Lucia Trimbur26. The Love of a Good Man? Romantic Relationships as a Source of Support or Hindrance of Female Ex-Offenders - Andrea Leverentz
Responsibility: edited by Mark R. Pogrebin.


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