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Flowers, R. Barri (Ronald Barri)

Overview
Works: 61 works in 227 publications in 2 languages and 16,725 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  History  Biography  Abstracts  True crime stories  Reference works 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: HV9104, 362.74
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by R. Barri Flowers
The adolescent criminal : an examination of today's juvenile offender by R. Barri Flowers( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and French and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kids who commit adult crimes : serious criminality by juvenile offenders by R. Barri Flowers( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 855 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the nature and causes of juvenile crime and the place of the juvenile offender in the U.S. justice system
Runaway kids and teenage prostitution : America's lost, abandoned, and sexually exploited children by R. Barri Flowers( Book )

18 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Women and criminality : the woman as victim, offender, and practitioner by R. Barri Flowers( Book )

11 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prostitution of women and girls by R. Barri Flowers( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

According to reports of the World Health Organization, the prostitution of women and children is increasing dramatically throughout the world. The problem is particularly acute in the lower socioeconomic sectors of the population, including teen runaways, drug addicts, and victims of abuse. This survey focuses first on defining prostitution and then on the motivations of those who became prostitutes. In Part II the overall scope of the problem is examined, along with the various subcultures (e.g., street walkers and call girls) and the prevalence of drugs, crime and victimization. Part III covers teenage prostitution and the issues of child sexual abuse. Part IV details other dimensions of the sex trade industry, such as pornography, male prostitutes, customers, laws, and the effects of decriminalization and legalization. Female prostitution outside the United States is discussed in Part V
Minorities and criminality by R. Barri Flowers( Book )

15 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Continues : Women and criminality
Domestic crimes, family violence and child abuse : a study of contemporary American society by R. Barri Flowers( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The victimization and exploitation of women and children : a study of physical, mental, and sexual maltreatment in the United States by R. Barri Flowers( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Female crime, criminals, and cellmates : an exploration of female criminality and delinquency by R. Barri Flowers( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and French and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children and criminality : the child as victim and perpetrator by R. Barri Flowers( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sex crimes, predators, perpetrators, prostitutes, and victims : an examination of sexual criminality and victimization by R. Barri Flowers( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sex Crimes, Predators, Perpetrators, Prostitutes, and Victims offers a comprehensive criminological and sociological examination of sexual criminality in America. It joins a growing body of research that, in recent years, has focused on the study of sex crimes and their dynamics apart from general crimes. However, unlike most such literature that often explores specific types of predatory sex-related crimes such as incest or rape, or sexual exploitative crimes such as prostitution and child pornography, this book studies the broad range of sex crimes as both a distinct classification of crime and as individual sex offenses. It examines in depth sexual criminality, its nature, characteristics, dimensions, and ramifications in American society. Within this context, the book will address both recognized and little-known sex crimes, the magnitude of such crimes, sex offenders and victims, theories on sexual criminality and sex criminals and the criminal justice system. The purpose of this book is to bridge the gap of existing works on sexual criminality, examine the relevant issues and dimensions of sex crimes, criminals, and victims, and shed new light on the study and implications of sex-related criminal behavior. The intended audience includes the academic and professional community in the disciplines of criminology, sociology, sexology, criminal justice, social science, psychology, psychiatry, penology, medicine, human sciences, child sexual abuse, child welfare, women's studies, and victimology. It is also recommended reading for sex crime survivors and intelligent laypersons with an interest in sexual criminality and its implications for the individual and society."--Jacket
Demographics and criminality : the characteristics of crime in America by R. Barri Flowers( Book )

7 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College crime : a statistical study of offenses on American campuses by R. Barri Flowers( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book examines the breadth of serious criminality and victimization occurring on college and university campuses across the United States, placing special emphasis on sexual assault, dating violence, stalking, hate crime, and murder. The book also provides several victim resources and a guide to laws relevant to the prevention and deterrence of on-campus crime"--Provided by publisher
Murders in the United States : crimes, killers and victims of the twentieth century by R. Barri Flowers( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents brief descriptions of notorious murder cases in the U.S. from the 1900s to the 1990s, as well as alphabetized biographical sketches of famous killers and victims
To defend the constitution : religion, conscientious objection, naturalization, and the Supreme Court by R. Barri Flowers( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drugs, alcohol and criminality in American society by R. Barri Flowers( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prostitution in the digital age : selling sex from the suite to the street by R. Barri Flowers( Book )

11 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This candid book reveals the enormity of the commercial sex-for-sale industry in the modern era"--
Street kids : the lives of runaway and thrownaway teens by R. Barri Flowers( Book )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: This book explores the problem of street kids in America. Precipitating factors that lead to homelessness are explored. These children often become the victims of sexual exploitation by pimps, prostitution customers, pornographers, and pedophiles. Violence, STDs, and substance abuse frequently result. Of particular interest are laws and programs designed to combat the commercial sexual exploitation of vulnerable youth"--Provided by publisher
Masters of true crime : chilling stories of murder and the macabre( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spanning murder cases from the beginning of the twentieth century to today, Masters of True Crime is a must-read for fans of true crime and will also be compelling to mystery and thriller readers
Male crime and deviance : exploring its causes, dynamics, and nature by R. Barri Flowers( Book )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This textbook analyzes the causes, dynamics, and nature of male crime and aggression. Written for both undergraduate and graduate level students, this textbook takes a multidisciplinary approach to male criminality. The study of crime and criminals has typically either focused specifically on female deviance or has offered a general analysis of crime that presumes, by and large, a male offender. This textbook explicitly analyzes male criminality, rather than implicitly studying it through a general analysis of crime. The relationship between male aggression and masculinity is explored, as is the role of testosterone and other biological factors that may play a role in male crime and violence. The textbook is divided into seven parts. Part 1 examines the biological, psychological, sociological, and cultural and masculinity theories that attempt to explain male aggression, crime, and violence. Part 2 concentrates on the dynamics of male crime and violence. Gender differences in criminal behavior are examined, as well as racial and ethnic differences in male crime. The arrest patterns and the characteristics of male inmates in adult and juvenile correctional facilities are also explored. Part 3 focuses on male crime of violence; chapters are devoted to examinations of homicide, forcible rape, domestic violence, stalking, hate crimes, workplace violence, and terrorism. Part 4 explores property offenses, such as robbery, motor vehicle theft, and carjacking. Part 5 examines male sex offenses and includes analyses of incest, child sexual abuse, prostitution-related crimes, and explores the relationship between pornography and male violence. Part 6 looks at juvenile male crime and delinquency, with a focus on youth gangs and school crime and violence. Part 7 outlines Federal legislation designed to combat criminal and violent behavior, including the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, the Violence Against Women Act of 2000, and the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, amended in 1978. The textbook is appropriate for coursework in criminal justice, criminology, sociology, psychology, law enforcement, and other related areas of study
 
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The adolescent criminal : an examination of today's juvenile offender
Alternative Names
Barri Flowers, R. 1956-

Barri Flowers, Ronald 1956-

Flowers, Barri Ronald 1956-

Flowers, R. Barri.

Flowers, R. Barri 1956-

Flowers, Ronald B.

Flowers, Ronald B. 1956-

Flowers, Ronald Barri.

Flowers, Ronald Barri 1956-

R. Barri Flowers American writer

R. Barri Flowers Amerikaans romanschrijver

Languages
English (152)

French (2)

Covers
Kids who commit adult crimes : serious criminality by juvenile offendersRunaway kids and teenage prostitution : America's lost, abandoned, and sexually exploited childrenWomen and criminality : the woman as victim, offender, and practitionerThe prostitution of women and girlsMinorities and criminalityDomestic crimes, family violence and child abuse : a study of contemporary American societyFemale crime, criminals, and cellmates : an exploration of female criminality and delinquencyChildren and criminality : the child as victim and perpetrator