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Are members of the public tough on crime?: The dimensions of public "punitiveness"


  • Sprott, Jane B.


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  • Sprott, Jane B., 1999. "Are members of the public tough on crime?: The dimensions of public "punitiveness"," Journal of Criminal Justice, Elsevier, vol. 27(5), pages 467-474, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jcjust:v:27:y:1999:i:5:p:467-474

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    1. Carter, David L., 1985. "Hispanic perception of police performance: An empirical assessment," Journal of Criminal Justice, Elsevier, vol. 13(6), pages 487-500.
    2. Correia, Mark E. & Reisig, Michael D. & Lovrich, Nicholas P., 1996. "Public perceptions of state police: An analysis of individual-level and contextual variables," Journal of Criminal Justice, Elsevier, vol. 24(1), pages 17-28.
    3. Carter, David L., 1983. "Hispanic interaction with the criminal justice system in Texas: Experiences, attitudes, and perceptions," Journal of Criminal Justice, Elsevier, vol. 11(3), pages 213-227.
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    1. Payne, Brian K. & Gainey, Randy R. & Triplett, Ruth A. & Danner, Mona J. E., 2004. "What drives punitive beliefs?: Demographic characteristics and justifications for sentencing," Journal of Criminal Justice, Elsevier, vol. 32(3), pages 195-206.
    2. Buckler, Kevin & Cullen, Francis T. & Unnever, James D., 2007. "Citizen assessment of local criminal courts: Does fairness matter?," Journal of Criminal Justice, Elsevier, vol. 35(5), pages 524-536.
    3. Payne, Brian K. & Tewksbury, Richard & Mustaine, Elizabeth Ehrhardt, 2010. "Attitudes about rehabilitating sex offenders: Demographic, victimization, and community-level influences," Journal of Criminal Justice, Elsevier, vol. 38(4), pages 580-588, July.
    4. Applegate, Brandon K. & Cullen, Francis T. & Fisher, Bonnie S., 2002. "Public views toward crime and correctional policies: Is there a gender gap?," Journal of Criminal Justice, Elsevier, vol. 30(2), pages 89-100.

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