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By Peter Tremayne

Within the 12 months 666 C.E., Sister Fidelma embarks on a pilgrimage to mirror upon her dedication to the church and her dating with the Saxon monk Eadulf. Seabound to the Shrine of St. James, she encounters her old flame Cian, who deserted her ten years past. yet ahead of she will be able to tackle her feelings-she needs to determine if a assassin has additionally set sail with her...

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For the two other groups of explanatory variables less significant estimates are found. One exception from this is "work around house" which has a significant negative impact on heavy alcohol use, marijuana use and dangerous driving. In another paper, using Montreal police data from 1992 and 1993, Tremblay and Tremblay (1998) support the theory by showing that public transportation has an important effect on the incidence of interracial violent offences. According to the authors, the explanation of this phenomenon is that public transportation brings together social groups with unequal offending rates who usually are quite segregated.

The estimates of the deterrence variables mostly show a negative sign but there is a generallack of significance. Only 5 out of 24 coefficient estimates of the variables measuring certainty of conviction and punishment show significance and one of these has an unexpected sign. Support for the deterrent effect of longer prison terms is only somewhat stronger, with 3 out of 12 coefficients being significant1y negative. Tuming to economic opportunity variables, implausible estimates with altering signs are obtained for the measure of legal income opportunities (hourly wage rate after release) and a suitable variable representing illegal income opportunities could not be found and is thus excluded from the analysis.

This can be done, for example, with regard to underlying theories. Apart from the aspect of structure, this proceeding contributes to a better insight into the reasons of different empiric al specifications and helps us to understand why some empiric al studies are carried out on the individuallevel and others on the aggregate level. Hence, in this section we introduce the most important theories of crime together with major empirical studies building on them. 2 Research on Causes and Interactions of Crime interactional theory (Thornberry 1987).

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