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Dr. Michael P. Polakowski

School of Government and Public Policy

University of Arizona, USA

Associate Professor


Email: mpolakow@email.arizona.edu


Qualifications


1990 Ph.D., University of WIMadison

1986 M.Sc., University of WIMadison

1984 B.A., Lakeland College


Publications (selected)

  1. 1992. Prestige of Criminal and Conventional Occupations: A Subcultural Model of Criminal Activity. American Sociological Review. 57: 6 pp. 752-770. (With Ross Matsueda, Rosemary Gartner, and Irving Piliavin.)
  2. 1994. Linking Self and Social Control with Deviance: Illuminating the Stucture Underlying a General Theory of Crime and Its Relation to Deviance. Journal of Quantitative Criminology. 10: 1 pp. 41-78.
  3. 1995. Determinants and Prevention of Criminal Behavior. In Psychology and Policing, Ed. by: Neil Brewer and Carlene Wilson. (With Michael R. Gottfredson). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum and Associates. pp. 63-80.
  4. 1996. Release Decisions, Pre-trial Deviance, and Risk Assessment Tools: A Study of Pima County Pre-trial Services. (With Neil Vance.) Rombach Institute of Crime, Delinquency, and Corrections, White paper.
  5. 1996. The Use of Prisons as a Commons Problem: An Exploratory Study. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 33: 1 pp. 70-93. (With Michael Gottfredson) Behavior and Information Technology. 17: 27-40.
  6. A Follow-up Study of Release Decisions, Pre-trial Deviance Risk Assessment Tools: A Study Conducted for Pima County Pre-trial Services. Rombach Institute of Crime, Delinquency and Corrections, White Paper.
  7. 2000. Pima County Drug Court: Statistical and Process Evaluation. Rombach Institute of Crime, Delinquency and Corrections, White Paper.
  8. 2002. Pre-trial Release Based Upon Local Tradition Or Empirical Risk Assessment Tools?: An Exploratory Analysis of Development and Implementation. Rombach Institute of Crime, Delinquency and Corrections, White Paper.
  9. 2002. Drug Courts and Justice: Testing Blumberg's concept of coopting a Profession. Rombach Institute of Crime, Delinquency and Corrections, White Paper.
  10. 2005. Risk Assessment to combat crowding and violence: Camden, New Jersey. Rombach Institute of Crime, Delinquency and Corrections. With Neil Vance.
  11. 2008, “'Getting Treated' in Juvenile Drug Court: What Does Success Mean?” Special Thematic Issue on Specialty Courts. Criminal Justice Review, Vol. 33; pp. 379-404. With Roger E. Hartley, and Leigh Bates.

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