criminology

Do emotions impact decisions on punishment in the context of crime?

Published: 7Feb2022

Anger is a key emotion in understanding public opinion towards crime and punishment: it is frequently mobilized in public discourse and is elicited by specific incidents. But what role do emotions...

Perceived threat: Aboriginals and visible minorities

Published: 16Sep2015

Canadian cities that have significant visible minority and Aboriginal populations have bigger police forces than those without. No matter what the actual level of crime.

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