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By Richard Stark

"Parker's again in penal complex, yet not only any previous penitentiary; it's the correctional middle, the place humans with no bail wait ahead of and through their trial. So Parker's first order of industrial is to construct a community between those cons and holiday on via to the opposite side."--Publisher.

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Variables The central variables were estimates of the risk of arrest for a generalized other, the perceived impact of the legal inhibitory factors (certainty of arrests and severity of sanctions) on the crime rate, the disposition to take active part in informal control (the tendency to report offenders to the police), the moral condemnation of crimes, the estimate of the growth of crime rates, and the perceived consent to the penal law. Each questionnaire included a self-report criminal-involvement inventory and a self-report of victimization for the past 3 years.

How do deviant acts vary in terms of the rationality involved? A good example may be consumer fraud. As a rational, business-type practice, the possibility of deterrence has been demonstrated by variations of the risk of detection (Jesilow, 1982). It should be safe to expect that most forms of conscious deviant behavior (those not committed under the influence of alcohol or narcotics and not conducted under emotional stress) will imply a short reflection on the risks of detection. If the risk is considered substantial (a criterion defined individually at different levels) the activity may be restructured (to minimize the risk) or even postponed for a less risky situation.

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