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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Committee on Law and Justice
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
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The Criminal Justice System and Social Exclusion: Race, Ethnicity, and GenderProceedings of a Workshop–in Brief  (CLAJ)
2018

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened a workshop in April 2018 to examine how the criminal justice system affects the fundamental status of people as members of... Read more


Addressing the Social and Cultural Norms That Underlie the Acceptance of ViolenceProceedings of a Workshop—in Brief  (BGH,BOCYF,CLAJ)
2018

Social and cultural norms are rules or expectations of behavior and thoughts based on shared beliefs within a specific cultural or social group. While often unspoken, norms offer social standards for... Read more


Identifying the Role of Violence and Its Prevention in the Post-2015 Global AgendaProceedings of a Workshop—in Brief  (BGH,BOCYF,CLAJ)
2018

To illuminate the role of violence and its prevention in the post-2015 global agenda, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine’s Forum on Global Violence Prevention convened a... Read more


The Neurocognitive and Psychosocial Impacts of Violence and TraumaProceedings of a Workshop—in Brief  (BGH,BOCYF,CLAJ)
2018

Childhood experiences, both positive and negative, can affect an individual’s health and opportunities as an adult and have far-reaching effects on future violence victimization and perpetration. To... Read more


Modernizing Crime Statistics: Report 2New Systems for Measuring Crime  (CNSTAT,CLAJ)
2018

To derive statistics about crime – to estimate its levels and trends, assess its costs to and impacts on society, and inform law enforcement approaches to prevent it - a conceptual framework for... Read more



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