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NCJ Number: 37807 Find in a Library
Title: ISRAEL STUDIES IN CRIMINOLOGY, V 3
Editor(s): S G SHOHAM
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 251
Sponsoring Agency: Jerusalem Academic Press
Jerusalem, Israel
Publication Number: 1975/6
Sale Source: Jerusalem Academic Press
P.O. Box 2390
Jerusalem,
Israel
Language: English
Country: Israel
Annotation: COLLECTION OF ARTICLES PRESENTING A REPRESENTATIVE SAMPLING OF CRIMINOLOGICAL RESEARCH IN ISRAEL.
Abstract: THE VOLUME BEGINS WITH THREE ARTICLES IN THE CORRECTIONAL FIELD. THEY RANGE FROM THE CLASSIFICATION OF PRISONERS THROUGH PRISON LABOR WAGES TO THE ANALYSIS OF CORRECTIONAL ORGANIZATIONS. THERE IS AN ARTICLE ON MODERNIZATION AND DEVIANCE AMONG ISRAELI-ARAB VILLAGES. THIS HIGHLIGHTS THE FACT THAT CRIME AND DEVIANCE ARE JUST TWO PHENOMENA ON THE WIDER CONTINUUM OF CONFORMITY AND NON-CONFORMITY TO SOCIAL NORMS. THE ARTICLE ON THE SELF-CONCEPT OF YOUTHS AS RELATED TO THEIR RECIDIVISM IS FOLLOWED BY AN EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDY ON ATTITUDES TOWARD DRUG ABUSE IN ISRAEL. THERE ARE TWO ARTICLES DEALING WITH PUNISHMENT AND TRAFFIC OFFENSES, AND THE COLLECTION CONCLUDES WITH A STUDY OF FRUSTRATION AND AGGRESSION AMONG BOYS WITH PROBLEMS. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)
Index Term(s): Aggression; Deviance; Drug abuse causes; Israel; Male juvenile delinquents; Offender classification; Self concept; Traffic offenses
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