The research on which this paper is based was funded by grant 89-IJ-CX-0046 from the National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice. Points of view or opinions expressed in this document are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the US. Department of Justice. We are grateful to Paul Garthwaite, Department of Statistics, University of Aberdeen, for his assistance with the logit analysis and to Richard Rosenfeld for his helpful comments on the manuscript.
PERCEPTUAL DETERRENCE AMONG ACTIVE RESIDENTIAL BURGLARS: A RESEARCH NOTE*
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Volume 31, Issue 1, pages 135–147, February 1993
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DECKER, S., WRIGHT, R. and LOGIE, R. (1993), PERCEPTUAL DETERRENCE AMONG ACTIVE RESIDENTIAL BURGLARS: A RESEARCH NOTE. Criminology, 31: 135–147. doi: 10.1111/j.1745-9125.1993.tb01125.x
Scott Decker has studied deterrence, crime control policy, the offender's perspective and patterns of violence. He is currently Principal Investigator on an ethnographic study of gangs and their families funded by the Department of Health and Human Services.
Richard Wright received his PhD in Criminology from Cambridge University in 1980. He has Studied burglary extensively and has co-authored, with Trevor Eknnett, the book, Burglars on Burglary: Prevention ond the Offender (Gower, 1984).
Robert Logie is an experimental cognitive psychologist specializing in working memory. He has edited two books and written more than 50 articles. Within criminology, his research has concentrated on the cognitive aspects of offender decision making.
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