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Team Anna's reading of corruption is wrong: Amartya Sen

Team Anna's reading of corruption is wrong: Amartya Sen | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Nobel laureate Amartya Sen believes that Team Anna's reading of corruption or what causes corruption or how it can removed is wrong, and that they need to look at how the economic system operates.
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This Man Thinks He Was Just In A 10-Year Coma. The Truth? What A Powerful Lesson

This Man Thinks He Was Just In A 10-Year Coma. The Truth? What A Powerful Lesson | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
This man already had 5 DUIs before passing out drunk in his truck again. When he wakes up? He never expected this would happen...
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"Four years ago I climbed into a stranger’s car, like I had so many times before. I began to direct..." (feimineach)

"Four years ago I climbed into a stranger’s car, like I had so many times before. I began to direct..." (feimineach) | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
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The Surprising Benefits of Forgiveness

Making amends with those who trespass against us yields a number of physical and mental benefits. Sometimes even victims of the worst crimes can find solace in letting go.
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Virulent encounters

Virulent encounters | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
MANY men are keen to have more sex with more people, even if they don’t admit it to their other halves. Before the days of the internet, finding a casual partner...
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Alexander Yakovlev's comment, Today, 12:36 AM
Wow, technologies are getting better at everything. I am not quite agreeing with the author that craigslist directly affects the ratio of people that have HIV. There might be many other factors involved. Also, speaking of our segment 2 topic, I think that it is different all around the world. In my country, for example, people don’t take things from internet seriously, as people do in USA. Every country is deferent and have different ways of meeting people.
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The curious case of the fall in crime

The curious case of the fall in crime | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
IN THE 1990s John DiIulio, a conservative American academic, argued that a new breed of “superpredators”, “kids that have absolutely no respect for human life...
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Zero common sense

Zero common sense | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
No, I didn’t see it either THE causes of the impressive reduction in New York’s crime rate are a perennial subject of debate, but the police department’s...
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Watch the NFL's Harrowing Anti-Domestic Violence Super Bowl PSA

Watch the NFL's Harrowing Anti-Domestic Violence Super Bowl PSA | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Woman calls 911 but pretends to order pizza in chilling new clip
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Worldwide Country Comparison

Worldwide Country Comparison | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it

"MyLifeElsewhere allows you to compare your home country with different countries around the world. Ever wonder what your life would be like if you were born somewhere else?"


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Lora Tortolani's curator insight, January 28, 9:24 PM

This is where you start to find out what types of things are more important to you.  Very interesting.  

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HumdeBut's curator insight, Today, 4:15 AM

pas vraiment à jour, mais les comparaisons sont souvent étonnantes !

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San Francisco cops hunt for 3 suspects in Wells Fargo gold nugget heist

San Francisco cops hunt for 3 suspects in Wells Fargo gold nugget heist | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Wells Fargo Bank officials vowed to reopen a popular corporate museum in the heart of San Francisco's financial district after thieves smashed a stolen SUV through its front door and made off with historic gold rush nuggets on display.
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Anchorage police: Double homicide may be connected to other crimes

Anchorage police: Double homicide may be connected to other crimes | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Two people are dead following a shooting in East Anchorage Tuesday morning, the Anchorage Police Department wrote in a release. The incident marks the second and third Anchorage homicides of 2015, according to APD. 
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This is related to Robert Agnew's Story-Line Theory....you never hear a suspect talk about how they learned to commit crime; nor do we hear about social or economic strain.  Instead, suspects tell stories of how one thing led to another and another, etc. culminating with the event that led to their arrest.

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When my student told me she hates Malala, it made me rethink how I teach | PBS NewsHour

When my student told me she hates Malala, it made me rethink how I teach | PBS NewsHour | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
In the crush of testing, standards and the pitfalls facing students in poverty, it is easy to lose sight of the incredible richness that our interconnected world can offer. So far, I have been able to find a few opportunities to pull the world into my classroom.
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Study: Men who take selfies may be psychopaths

Study: Men who take selfies may be psychopaths | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
According to a new study, men who post a lot of selfies to the web tend to exhibit higher levels of narcissism and psychopathy.
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How 'magic mushroom' chemical could free the mind of depression, addictions - CNN.com

How 'magic mushroom' chemical could free the mind of depression, addictions - CNN.com | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Psychedelic drugs are being researched as a potential treatment for conditions ranging from anxiety to tobacco and alcohol addiction.
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Person of interest ID’d in San Francisco body parts case

Person of interest ID’d in San Francisco body parts case | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
San Francisco police have identified a “person of interest,” but no one has been arrested in connection with the gruesome discovery of a suitcase full of body parts Wednesday in the city’s South of Market area, authorities said Thursday. Investigators pinpointed the potential suspect late Wednesday, but police could release additional details about the ongoing investigation, San Francisco police spokeswoman Grace Gatpandan said. The gristly discovery happened around 4:15 p.m. when someone flag
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John Oulton's comment, Today, 10:13 PM
Why would the killer leave the suitcase in broad daylight? I also noticed that the media uses photos that are taken during the night rather than the day.
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Friendship 9: Famed South Carolina civil rights protesters have convictions erased

Friendship 9: Famed South Carolina civil rights protesters have convictions erased | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Fifty-four-years ago, the eight college students and one civil rights organizer were convicted of trespassing and protesting at McCrory variety store in Rock Hill, S.C.
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The Personality Factor That Makes Some Violent Criminals So Dangerous

The Personality Factor That Makes Some Violent Criminals So Dangerous | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Why psychopathic violent criminals are more likely than other violent criminals to offend again.
Dr Jeremy Dean is a psychologist and author of PsyBlog.

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Alexander Yakovlev's comment, Today, 12:43 AM
It is interesting that psychopaths are way more dangerous than other criminals; however, I think that it still depends on every person’s personality and. Also, while I was reading, I was thinking that whatever we consider here psychopathic may not be considered psychopathic in Germany or any other country.
Gaynor Johansen's comment, Today, 9:35 PM
I think this article was very interesting because the mental state of violent criminal has always interested me. A psychopath’s brain works different then a normal persons. Empathy, moral reasoning, or embarrassment are all things that do not effect psychopaths the same way as normal people according to the article. One of the most interesting things listed in the article was that 1 in 5 offenders are psychopaths and recidivism is high because rehabilitation does not work for them.
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Inmate dies after being restrained at Anchorage Correctional Complex

Inmate dies after being restrained at Anchorage Correctional Complex | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
An inmate at the Anchorage Correctional Complex died early Wednesday after becoming combative and being restrained by correctional officers, Alaska State Troopers said.
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Alexander Yakovlev's comment, Today, 12:51 AM
I understand that DOC officials are not commenting on anything because it might interrupt investigation process; however, it’s quite strange that first a person form jail gets sent to hospital then another person dies. Is that the law enforcement officers that caused it? Or what happened? Even though law enforcement people vary from state to state and from country to country people are blaming them right away anyways.
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Stopped and tsked

Stopped and tsked | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
THE New York Police Department got an earful from Shira Scheindlin, a federal judge, on the morning of August 12th. In the case of Floyd v City of New York,...
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John Oulton's comment, Today, 9:12 PM
Who is this Floyd and is he in jail due to NY Stop and Frisk tactics? I think Bloomberg should continue this operation to make the city more safe.
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What “broken windows” policing is

What “broken windows” policing is | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
IN JULY 2014 an unarmed black man named Eric Garner died at the hands of a police officer after allegedly resisting arrest. Garner’s presumed crime was...
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Vanderbilt rape: 2 former football players convicted, one of whom didn't have sex

Vanderbilt rape: 2 former football players convicted, one of whom didn't have sex | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- With two former Vanderbilt football players facing decades in prison after being convicted of the rape of an unconscious student in a dorm room, attention now turns to two of their teammates who have yet to go to trial.
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Colorado Prisons Make Small Profit From Inmate Work Program

Colorado Prisons Make Small Profit From Inmate Work Program | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Colorado prisons are making big profits from charging inmates for phone calls and other personal items, but they're struggling to break even from shops run by inmate labor.

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Ordinance to ban public marijuana consumption in Anchorage passes unanimously

Ordinance to ban public marijuana consumption in Anchorage passes unanimously | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Despite testimony mostly against the ordinance, the Anchorage Assembly approved a measure banning marijuana consumption in public places.
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What does the world lose when a language dies?

“Language Matters,” a new PBS documentary, explores how linguistic heritage and traditional cultures around the world are at risk of being lost forever. Jeffrey Brown talks to the show’s host, poet Bob Holman, about the fight to revive languages on the brink. Continue reading →
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More on sex trafficking in Sweden, from the Swedish police

More on sex trafficking in Sweden, from the Swedish police | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it

I haven't time to say much about this but Feminist Ire does a good job of breaking down Swedish sex worker laws. Just over a year ago I wrote this post, analysing the Swedish police’s annual human trafficking report for 2011. A few months later, the 2012 report was published in Swedish; I didn’t ...


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Sex traffickers are among ICE's most wanted

Sex traffickers are among ICE's most wanted | Criminology and Economic Theory | Scoop.it
Seven of the 10 most wanted fugitives indicted for trafficking are sex traffickers
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