Search for dissertations about: "SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Criminology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 38 swedish dissertations containing the words SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Criminology.

  1. 1. Criminal Careers in the Long Run : Patterns and Predictions of Criminal Convictions across Age, Time, and Gender

    Author : Fredrik Sivertsson; Anders Nilsson; Olof Bäckman; Torbjørn Skardhamar; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Criminal career; Recidivism; Life course; Longitudinal; Birth cohort; Gender; kriminologi; Criminology;

    Abstract : Why is it that a small proportion of the population accounts for the majority of crime? This question has stimulated a great deal of theoretical and methodological controversy in criminology. In essence, the debate is rooted in different theoretical underpinnings of continuity and change in crime, and the extent to which it is possible to foresee a life of crime by zeroing in on at-risk juvenile offenders. READ MORE

  2. 2. Hardened Responsibility? : Contestations and Contradictions in the Regulation of Corporations

    Author : Elin Jönsson; Magnus Hörnqvist; Janne Flyghed; David Whyte; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Corporate Harm; Corporate Social Responsibility; Critical Theory; Regulation; kriminologi; Criminology;

    Abstract : Throughout the last decades, the social responsibility of corporations has undergone significant changes. From revolving around self-regulation, voluntariness, and soft law, the regulatory landscape has expanded to involve harder demands on corporations, such as mandatory sustainability due diligence. READ MORE

  3. 3. Juvenile Crime in Context : The Significance of School Affiliation

    Author : Julia Sandahl; Tove Pettersson; Bitte Modin; Robert Svensson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Juvenile crime; School context; Socio-structural approach; Multilevel analysis; Contextual theories of crime; kriminologi; Criminology;

    Abstract : Within criminology, research on the school-crime relationship has been dominated by individual-level theories and methods. This thesis contributes to the relatively scarce literature focused on the socio-structural aspects of juvenile crime by applying a multidimensional approach to the urban school context of Stockholm. READ MORE

  4. 4. Race and Order : Critical Perspectives on Crime in Sweden

    Author : Leandro Schclarek Mulinari; Anita Heber; Felipe Estrada; Benjamin Bowling; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Law and order; ideology; repression; racialization of crime; racial profiling; migration control; stop and search; Anti-terrorism measures; kriminologi; Criminology;

    Abstract : In this study questions of crime are used as a means to explore the relation between race and the social order. The aim is to empirically and theoretically expand the criminological understanding of racism as a structural phenomenon. READ MORE

  5. 5. Drug policing of youth : examining pre- and post-stop conditions and outcomes

    Author : Susanne Egnell; Robert Svensson; My Lilja; Torkel Richert; Malmö universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Kriminologi; Criminology;

    Abstract : Given the strong focus on minor drug offenses in Swedish drug control policy and the risk of disparate drug enforcement that may follow from such policies, this thesis explores drug enforcement and the use of coercive measures (enforced drug tests and body searches) towards youths aged 15-20 years. The first study focuses on the circumstances of the detection of minor drug offenses, the grounds for suspicion and use of coercive measures. READ MORE