American Journal of Criminal Justice

, Volume 2, Issue 1–2, pp 21–37 | Cite as

Robbers and thieves: Violent and nonviolent property offenders as criminal types

  • Elizabeth M. Suval
  • Robert C. Brisson
  • James H. Panton


Property Crime Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory Correctional Officer Property Offense Correctional Staff 


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. Clinard, M.B. & Quinney, R. Criminal behavior systems (2nd ed.). New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., 1973.Google Scholar
  2. Conklin, J. E. Robbery and the criminal justice system. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, Co., 1972.Google Scholar
  3. Gibbons, D. C. Society, crime and criminal careers. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1968.Google Scholar
  4. Hathaway, S. R. & McKinley, J. C. Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (Rev. ed.). New York: Psychological Corporation, 1951.Google Scholar
  5. Hayner, N. S. Characteristics of five offender types. American Sociological Review, 1961, 26, 96–102.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. Kobrin, S. The conflict of values in delinquency areas. American Sociological Review, 1951, 16, 653–661.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. Megargee, E. I. Undercontrolled and overcontrolled personality types in extreme antisocial aggression. In E. I. Megargee & J. E. Hokanson (Eds.), The dynamics of aggression. New York: Harper and Row, 1970.Google Scholar
  8. Merton, R. K. Social structure and anomie. American Sociological Review, 1938, 3, 672–682.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. Miller, W. B. Lower class culture as a generating milieu of gang delinquency. Journal of Social Issues, 1958, 14, 5–19.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. Panton, J. H. The identification of habitual criminalism with the MMPI. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 1962, 18, 133–136.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
  11. Roebuck, J. B. & Cadwallader, M. L. The negro armed robber as a criminal type: The construction and application of a typology. Pacific Sociological Review, 1961, 4, 21–26.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. Roebuck, J. B. & Johnson, R. The jack-of-all-trades offender. Crime and Delinquency, 1962, 8, 172–181.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. Schrag, C. A preliminary criminal typology. Pacific Sociological Review, 1961, 4, 11–16.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. Sutherland, E. H. Principles of criminology. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1965.Google Scholar
  15. Sykes, G. M. The society of captives: A study of a maximum security prison. New York: Atheneum Press, 1965.Google Scholar
  16. Sykes, G. M. & D. Matza. Techniques of neutralization: A theory of delinquency. American Sociological Review, 1957, 22, 664–670.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  17. Wolfgang, M. E. Studies in homicide. New York: Harper and Row, 1967.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Elizabeth M. Suval
    • 1
  • Robert C. Brisson
    • 1
  • James H. Panton
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Sociology and AnthropologyNorth Carolina State UniversityRaleighUSA
  2. 2.Research and Planning DivisionState Department of CorrectionRaleighUSA

Personalised recommendations