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Race, Bullying, and Public Perceptions of School and University Safety

By |December 8th, 2017|

Journal of Interpersonal Violence

Shelley, Walter W., Justin T. Pickett*, Christina Mancini, Robyn Diehl McDougle, Grant Rissler, and Hayley Cleary

Abstract

Bullying and school crime are important social problems that are receiving increased attention by scholars and policy makers. However, several critical questions remain unaddressed. First, does the public perceive bullying as a serious problem and judge schools—primary, […]

DOES THE GENDER GAP IN DELINQUENCY VARY BY LEVEL OF PATRIARCHY? A CROSS-NATIONAL COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS: CROSS-NATIONAL GENDER GAP IN DELINQUENCY

By |December 8th, 2017|

Criminology

Savolainen, Jukka, Samantha Applin, Steven F. Messner*, Lorine A. Hughes, Robert Lytle, and Janne Kivivuori

Abstract

We examined cross-national variation in the gender differential in offending, which is often referred to as the gender gap in crime. Analyses were directed toward two empirical questions: 1) Is the gender gap narrower in less patriarchal sociocultural settings, and if […]

The Influence of Confessions on Guilty Pleas and Plea Discounts

By |December 8th, 2017|

Psychology, Public Policy, and Law

Redlich, Allison D., Shi Yan, Robert J. Norris, and Shawn D. Bushway*

Abstract

The influence on confession evidence in trials is quite strong; triers of fact who hear confession evidence find these self-incriminating statements hard to ignore and in turn, vote to convict more often. However, most cases do not see the inside […]

RACE, CRIMINAL INJUSTICE FRAMES, AND THE LEGITIMATION OF CARCERAL INEQUALITY AS A SOCIAL PROBLEM

By |December 6th, 2017|

Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race

Pickett, Justin T.*, and Stephanie Bontrager Ryon.

Abstract

Michelle Alexander argues that carceral inequality and mass incarceration together have created a “new racial caste system” in America (2010, p. 11). She contends that only a race-conscious social movement that engages both legal actors and the public can dismantle […]

A Newly Identified Role of the Deciduous Forest Floor in the Timing of Green-Up: Edaphic Factors of Forest Phenology

By |December 4th, 2017|

Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences

Lapenis, Andrei G., Gregory B. Lawrence, Alexander Buyantuev, Shiguo Jiang*, Timothy J. Sullivan, Todd C. McDonnell, and Scott Bailey.

Abstract
Plant phenology studies rarely consider controlling factors other than air temperature. We evaluate here the potential significance of physical and chemical properties of soil (edaphic factors) as additional important controls on phenology. […]

Incorporating Space in Multimethod Research: Combining Spatial Analysis with Case-Study Research

By |December 4th, 2017|

PS: Political Science & Politics

Harbers, Imke, and Matthew C. Ingram*

Most outcomes that social scientists care about—including democracy, development, institutions, participation, and violence—are not distributed randomly across geographic space. Similar units are often located near one another so that phenomena of interest tend to cluster or exhibit similar patterns in space, making these phenomena spatially […]

Assessment of the Public Health Risks and Impact of a Tornado in Funing, China, 23 June 2016: A Retrospective Analysis

By |October 20th, 2017|

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health

Wang, Kaiwen, Shuang Zhong, Xiaoye Wang, Zhe Wang, Lianping Yang, Qiong Wang, Suhan Wang, Rongrong Sheng, Rui Ma, Shao Lin*, Wenyu Liu, Rongqiang Zu, and Cunrui Huang

ABSTRACT

Background: Tornadoes are one of the deadliest disasters but their health impacts in China are poorly investigated. This study aimed to assess […]