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Research Output 1977 2018

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2017
2 Citations (Scopus)

Cold-Blooded and badass a “hot/cool” approach to understanding carjackers’ decisions

Cesar, G. T. & Decker, S., Jan 1 2017, The Oxford Handbook of Offender Decision Making. Oxford University Press, p. 611-632 22 p.

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offense
offender
decision making behavior
decision making
lack
2016

Deciding to Commit a Burglary

Wright, R. & Decker, S. H., 2016, Constructions of Deviance. Adler, P. (ed.). Belmont, CA: Cengage

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Israeli and US gangs in the virtual world: The sociocultural context of gang members’ online activity

Sela-Shayovitz, R., Pyrooz, D. C. & Decker, S., Jan 1 2016, Gang Transitions and Transformations in an International Context. Springer International Publishing, p. 115-135 21 p.

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Israel
Israeli
Aptitude
Crime
Social Support
2015
6 Citations (Scopus)

Street Gangs, Terrorists, Drug Smugglers, and Organized Crime: What's the Difference?

Decker, S. & Pyrooz, D. C., Jan 1 2015, The Handbook of Gangs. wiley, p. 294-308 15 p.

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organized crime
drug
smuggling
Group
organization
2014

Recent Research on Disengaging from Gangs: Implications for Practice

Pyrooz, D. C. & Decker, S. H., 2014, Effective Interventions in the Lives of Criminal Offenders. Humphrey, J. A. & Cordella, P. (eds.). New York: Springer, p. 81-98

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2013

Gangs: Another form of organized crime?

Decker, S. H. & Pyrooz, D. C., 2013, Oxford handbook of organized crime. Paoli, L. (ed.). Oxford University Press

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Illegal Immigration and Local Policing

Taylor, M., Decker, S. H., Provine, D. M., Lewis, P. G. & Varsanyi, M. W., 2013, Oxford Handbook on Policing. Reisig, M. (ed.). New York: Oxford

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Les gangs et la violence. (Youth Gangs and Violence)

Pyrooz, D. & Decker, S. H., 2013, Traité des gangs de rue. Guay, J-P. (ed.). Montreal: Les Presses de l’Université de Montréal

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Migrant groups and gang activity: A contrast between Europe and the USA

van Gemert, F. & Decker, S., Jan 1 2013, Street Gangs, Migration and Ethnicity. Taylor and Francis, p. 15-30 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

migrant
Group
1 Citation (Scopus)

Recent research on disengaging from gangs: Implications for practice

Pyrooz, D. C. & Decker, S., Nov 1 2013, Effective Interventions in the Lives of Criminal Offenders. Springer New York, Vol. 9781461489306. p. 81-98 18 p.

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disengagement
community
costs
26 Citations (Scopus)

Social capital, the life-course, and gangs

Moule, R. K., Decker, S. & Pyrooz, D. C., Jan 1 2013, Handbook of Life-Course Criminology: Emerging Trends and Directions for Future Research. Springer New York, p. 143-158 16 p.

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social capital
paradigm
continuity
social science
Group
6 Citations (Scopus)

Surviving and thriving: The growth, influence and administrative control of prison gangs

Griffin, M. L., Pyrooz, D. C. & Decker, S. H., 2013, Group influence: Criminal activity and crime reduction. Wood, J. (ed.). Routledge

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What is the Role of the Police in Preventing Gang Membership?

Decker, S. H., 2013, Changing Course: Preventing Gang Membership. Simon, T., Ritter, N. & Mahendra, R. (eds.). Atlanta: Centers for Disease Control, p. 51-62

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What is the Role of the Police in Preventing Gang Membership?

Decker, S. H., 2013, Changing Course: Preventing Gang Membership. Simon, T., Ritter, N. & Mahendra, R. (eds.). Washignton, D.C.: National Institute of Justice, p. 51-62

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2012
18 Citations (Scopus)

Gang organization, offending, and victimization: A cross-national analysis

Pyrooz, D. C., Fox, A. M., Katz, C. M. & Decker, S. H., 2012, Youth gangs in international perspective: Tales from the Eurogang program of research. Esbensen, F-A. & Maxson, C. (eds.). New York: Springer

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Growing tensions between civic membership and enforcement in the devolution of immigration control

Provine, D. M., Varsanyi, M., Lewis, P. & Decker, S., 2012, Punishing Immigrants: Policy, Politics, and Injustice. NYU Press, p. 42-61 20 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Growing Tensions Between Civic Membership and Enforcement in the Devolution of Immigration Control

Provine, D. M., Varsanyi, M. W., Lewis, P. G. & Decker, S. H., 2012, Punishing Immigrants. Zatz, M., Kubrin, C. & Martinez, R. (eds.). New York: NYU Press

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2011

Contemporary Gang Ethnographies

Decker, S. H. & Pyrooz, D. C., 2011, Handbook of Criminological Theory. Cullen, F. & Wilcox, P. (eds.). New York: Oxford

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18 Citations (Scopus)

Gang organization, offending, and victimization: A cross-national analysis

Pyrooz, D. C., Fox, A. M., Katz, C. & Decker, S., Sep 1 2011, Youth Gangs in International Perspective: Results from the Eurogang Program of Research. Springer New York, p. 85-105 21 p.

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victimization
delinquency
organizational structure
organization
Trinidad and Tobago
2010

Gangs

Curry, G. D. & Decker, S., 2010, Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict. Elsevier Inc., p. 852-859 8 p.

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Research Personnel
Research
Criminal Behavior

Gang Violence Around the World: Context, Culture, and Country

Decker, S. & Pyrooz, D., 2010, Small Arms Survey. McDonald, G. (ed.). London: Oxford University Press

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Motifs et modalités de sortie d’une bande organisée : Compréhension du processus de retrait d’une bande

Pyrooz, D. & Decker, S. H., 2010, Sortir de la délinquance: Théories, enquêtes, perspectives internationales. Mohammed, M. (ed.). Paris: La Decouverte

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Transforming Law Enforcement: From Political to Administrative to Terrorism

Greene, J. & Decker, S. H., 2010, Homeland Security. Stockton, P. (ed.). New York: Oxford

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2009

Immigration, Crime and Justice

Decker, S. H., Lewis, P., Provine, M. & Varsanyi, M., 2009, Sociology of Crime, Law, and Deviance. McDonald, W. F. (ed.). Bingley, UK: Emerald/JAI Press, Vol. 13. p. 261-276

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Local police and federal immigration law: Implications for local control

Decker, S. H., Lewis, P., Provine, M. & Varsanyi, M., 2009, In Policing and Immigration. Washignton, D.C.: The Police Foundation, p. 169-179

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35 Citations (Scopus)

On the frontier of local law enforcement: Local police and federal immigration law

Decker, S., Lewis, P., Provine, D. M. & Varsanyi, M. W., 2009, Sociology of Crime Law and Deviance. Vol. 13. p. 261-276 16 p. (Sociology of Crime Law and Deviance; vol. 13).

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local law
immigration law
federal law
law enforcement
police

The Myth of Organization in International Drug Smuggling

Decker, S. H. & Benson, J., 2009, In Their Own Words. Cromwell, P. (ed.). New York: Oxford

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Timing is Everything: Gangs, Gang Violence and the Life Course

Decker, S. H. & Pyrooz, D., 2009, The Life Course of Anti-Social Behavior: Aggression to Delinquency to Crime. DiLisi, M. & Beaver, K. (eds.). Jones and Bartlett

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2008

Migrant Groups and Gang Activity: A contrast between the European Situation and The United States

Van Gemert, F., Decker, S. H. & Pyrooz, D., 2008, Youth Gangs, Migration and Ethnicity. Van Gemert, F., Peterson, D. & Lien, I-L. (eds.). p. 15-30

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Transforming Law Enforcement: From Political to Administrative to Terrorism

Greene, J. & Decker, S. H., 2008, Homeland Security. Stockton, P. (ed.). New York: Oxford

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2007

Gangs Behind Bars: Prevalence, Conduct and Response

Fleisher, M. & Decker, S. H., 2007, Prisons and Jails: A Reader. Tewksbury, R. & Dabney., D. (eds.). p. 159-174

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Project Safe Neighborhoods and the Changing Role of the United States Attorney

Decker, S. H. & McDevitt., J., 2007, The Changing Role of the American Prosecutor. Worrall, J. L. & Nugent-Borakove, M. E. (eds.). New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press

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Youth Gangs and Violent Behavior

Decker., S. H. & Decker, S. H., 2007, The Cambridge Handbook of Violent Behavior. Flannery, D., Vazsonyi, A. & Waldman, I. (eds.). New York: Cambridge, p. 388-402

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2006

A Woman's Place is in the Home: Females and Residential Burglary

Decker, S. H. & White, R., 2006, In Her Own Words: Women Offender's Views on Crime and Victimization. Alarid, L. & Cromwell, P. (eds.). Oxford University Press

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Juvenile Justice in the United States: A Review of Policies, Programs and Trends

Bishop, D. & Decker, S., 2006, International Handbook of Juvenile Justice. Junger-Tas, J. & Decker, S. H. (eds.). Springer-Verlag, p. 3-36

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Young Women and Gang Violence: Gender, Street Offending, and Violent Victimization in Gangs

Miller, J. & Decker, S. H., 2006, In Her Own Words: Women Offender's Views on Crime and Victimization. Alarid, L. & Cromwell, P. (eds.). Oxford University Press

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2005

A Century – or more – of Homicide in St. Louis.”

Decker, S., Rojek, J. & Baumer, E., 2005, St. Louis Metromorphosis: Past Trends and Future Directions. Baybeck, B. & Jones, E. T. (eds.). St. Louis, Missouri: Missouri Historical Society, p. 257-274

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European Street Gangs and Troublesome Youth Groups: Findings from the Eurogang Research Program

Weerman, F. & Decker, S. H., 2005, European Street Gangs and Troublesome Youth Groups. Decker, S. & Weerman, F. (eds.). San Francisco, CA: Alta Mira, p. 287-311

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Evaluating Elusive Programs: The Case of the St. Louis Consent to Search Program

Decker, S. H., Rosenfeld, R. & Burruss, G., 2005, Policing and Program Evaluation. Kerley, K. (ed.). Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall, p. 42-59

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Gang and Youth Violence Prevention and Intervention: Contrasting the Experience of the Scandinavian Welfare State with the United States

Carlsson, Y. & Decker, S. H., 2005, European Street Gangs and Troublesome Youth Groups. Decker, S. & Weerman, F. (eds.). San Francisco, CA: Alta Mira, p. 259-286

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2004

A Tale of Two Cities: Gang Organization

Decker, S. H., Bynum, T. S. & Weisel, D., 2004, American Youth Gangs at the Millennium. Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland

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2002

A Decade of Gang Research: Results from the National Institute of Justice Research Portfolio

Decker, S., 2002, Responding to Gangs: Evaluation and Research. Reed, W. & Decker, S. H. (eds.).

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Gangs, Gang Homocide and Gang Loyalty: Organized Crimes or Disorganized Criminals

Decker, S. H. & Curry, D. G., 2002, Gangs. Hampshire, UK: Ashgate Publishing Group, (2nd)(2nd).

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I'm Down for my Organization: The Rationality of Responses to Delinquency, Youth Crime and Gangs

Decker, S. H. & Curry, D. G., 2002, Rational Choice and Criminal Behavior: Recent Research and Future Challenges. New York: Routledge

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Suppression without Prevention, Prevention without Suppression: Gang Intervention in St. Louis

Decker, S. & Curry, D., 2002, Policing Ganga and Youth Violence. Decker, S. H. (ed.). Wadsworth

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2001

An Overview of the Challenge of Prison Gangs

Fleisher, M. S. & Decker, S. D., 2001, Contemporary Gangs in America: An Interdisciplinary Approach. Peterson, R. D. (ed.).

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Public Policy Responses to Gangs: Evaluating the Outcomes

Fearn, N., Decker, S. H. & Curry, D. G., 2001, The Modern Gang Reader. Miller, J., Maxson, C. & Klein, M. (eds.). 2nd ed. Los Angeles: Roxbury, p. 330-343

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2000

Collective and Normative Features of Gang Violence

Decker, S. H., 2000, Juvenile Delinquency: A Justice Perspective. Weisheit, R. & Culbertson, R. (eds.). Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland

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Collective and Normative Features of Gang Violence

Decker, S. H., 2000, Readings in Criminal Justice Methods. Pope, C., Lovell, R. & Brandl, S. (eds.). Wadsworth Publishing Company

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27 Citations (Scopus)

Legitimating Drug Use: A Note on the Impact of Gang Membership And Drug Sales on the Use of Illicit Drugs

Decker, S. H., 2000, Contemporary Gangs in America: An Interdisciplinary Approach. Peterson, R. D. (ed.).

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