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Active Offender Research

Scott Jacques

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Active Offender Research Introduction Before criminology became obsessed with quantitative research, many of the field’s insights about crime c...

Airport and Airline Security

Peter Adey

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Airport and Airline Security Introduction The airport is a site where the sorting and effective differentiation of the (global) mobilities of p...

Alcohol Use, Policy and Crime

Robert Nash Parker, Kevin McCaffree

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Alcohol Use, Policy, and Crime Introduction The topic of alcohol use in society is multifaceted and dynamic. Consciousness-altering substance u...

Animals, Crimes Against

Kenna Quinet

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Crimes Against Animals Introduction Why has crime toward animals played a relatively small role in criminology? Why are there no measures of c...


Eric P. Baumer

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2010-02-15

Anomie Introduction The term anomie has been widely used for the past several centuries to describe societal conditions. Although it has been...

Bail and Pretrial Detention

Celesta Albonetti

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Bail and Pretrial Detention Introduction Determining the accused pretrial status requires tracing the interplay between legislative and case l...

Biosocial Criminology

John Paul Wright

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Biosocial Criminology Introduction Biological and genetic processes are believed to underlie many of the individual traits associated with ...

Black's Theory of Law and Social Control

Bradley Campbell

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Black’s Theory of Law and Social Control Introduction Developed by Donald Black and since extended and applied to various subjects by a number ...

Boot Camps and Shock Incarceration Programs

Ojmarrh Mitchell, Fawn T. Ngo

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Boot Camps and Shock Incarceration Programs Introduction Correctional boot camps, also known as “shock incarceration” programs, are correctional ...

Burglary, Residential

Trevor Bennett

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Residential Burglary Introduction In the United Kingdom and the United States and in several other countries in the Western world, residential ...

Capital Punishment

Richard Rosenfeld

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Capital Punishment Introduction The death penalty is one of the most contentious issues in criminology and public policy, especially in the...

Chicago School of Criminology, The

Robert J. Bursik

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

The Chicago School of Criminology Introduction As used in this presentation, the traditional Chicago School of Criminology refers to work cond...

Chinese Triad Society

T. Wing Lo, Sharon Ingrid Kwok

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Chinese Triad Society Introduction In the 17th century, the Chinese triad society, also known as the Hung Mun, Tien Tei Wei (Heaven and Earth ...

Civil Protection Orders

Emily I. Troshynski, Dory A. Mizrachi, Amy M. Magnus

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Civil Protection Orders Introduction Since the 1994 Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) was signed into law, individuals (namely, women) seeking...

Collateral Consequences of Felony Conviction and Imprisonment

Sara Wakefield

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Collateral Consequences of Felony Conviction and Imprisonment Introduction The so-called collateral consequences of imprisonment encompass a h...

Commercial and Bank Robbery

John D. McCluskey, Jeffrey M. Cancino

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Commercial and Bank Robbery Introduction Bank and commercial robberies and the perpetrators, targets, and victims of those crimes are extens...

Community Change and Crime

John Hipp, Alyssa Whitby Chamberlain

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Community Change and Crime Introduction Community change and crime employs a dynamic perspective, linking ecological changes to changes in crim...

Community Corrections

Beth M. Huebner

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Community Corrections Introduction Most offenders under correctional supervision reside in the community. Community corrections includes a broa...

Community Disadvantage and Crime

Robert J. Fornango

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Community Disadvantage and Crime Introduction The literature on community disadvantage and crime covers a broad spectrum of topics. At the heart ...

Comparative Criminal Justice Systems

Philip Reichel

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2010-11-01

Comparative Criminal Justice Systems Introduction Research on comparative criminal justice systems focuses on the various ways political units ...

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