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Policing is a highly stressful occupation, with certain assignments being more stressful than others. Data from a qualitative examination of police stress were applied as a test of general strain theory utilizing a high stress adult population. Data were analyzed both categorically and...
Utilizing non-participatory observation data, this article examines the social dynamics of same-sex impersonal/anonymous encounters in an erotic oasis. Focusing on an adult theater, this research analyzes patron interaction to assess both verbal and non-verbal communication practices among oasis...
Some social scientists who study deviant groups assume that it is necessary to use deception in order to avoid the bias associated with the decision of some subjects to not participate in such studies. Selective non-participation can lead to low response rates and, thereby, adversely affect the...
The present study explores the relationships between Gottfredson and Hirschi's (1990) concept of low self-control and two forms of deviance more common among females than males, borderline personality characteristics and eating disorders. Ordinary least squares regression models revealed that...
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