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Gangs, Peers, and Co-offending

Terrance J. Taylor

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Gangs, Peers, and Co-Offending Introduction Gangs and peers have received considerable attention from both researchers and practitioners. L...

Gender and Crime

Sally S. Simpson

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Gender and Crime Introduction In Western cultures, gender and crime, as a subject of intellectual curiosity, did not gain much attention un...

Genetics, Environment, and Crime

Kevin Beaver

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2010-11-01

Genetics, Environment, and Crime Introduction The field of criminology has been guided by theories that emphasize the role of social factor...

Green Criminology

Nigel South, Avi Brisman, Bill McClanahan

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Green Criminology Introduction In recent years, a strand of criminology explicitly concerned with “green” or natural environmental issues has ...

Hate Crime

Lynn A. Addington

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Hate Crime Introduction The term “hate crime” is relatively new; it was coined in the mid-1980s to identify crimes motivated by bias against th...

Healthcare Fraud

Paul Jesilow, Bryan Burton

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

Healthcare Fraud Introduction Healthcare fraud involves wide-ranging illegal behaviors. It includes such activities as individual physicians w...

Hirschi, Travis

Trina Hope

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Travis Hirschi Introduction Travis Hirschi was born on 15 April 1935, in Rockville, Utah. He earned his bachelor’s degree in sociology and his...

History of Crime in the United Kingdom

Paul Knepper

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

History of Crime in the United Kingdom Introduction Historical study of crime in the United Kingdom encompasses a large literature of books an...

History of Police

Peter Neyroud

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

History of Police Introduction “Police history” predates the evolution of the “police” as a permanent occupational group within a bureaucratic...


Marc Riedel

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Homicide Introduction Homicide is one of the oldest moral and legal prohibitions, viewed throughout history from a large variety of perspective...

Homicide Victimization

Marc Riedel, Gwen Hunnicutt

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Homicide Victimization Introduction Beginning with a legal definition, the 8th edition of Black’s Law Dictionary defines homicide as the killin...

Honor Cultures and Violence

Mark Cooney

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Honor Cultures and Violence Introduction “Honor” means different things to different people at different times. In modern societies, honor ref...

Human Rights

Jay S. Albanese

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Human Rights Introduction The concept of human rights is an old idea, but its application to criminology and criminal justice is fairly new. Hu...

Human Trafficking

Amy Farrell

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Human Trafficking Introduction Slavery has been illegal in most nations for over a century. Despite the existence of legal prohibitions, advoca...

Identity Theft

Heith Copes, Anastasia Brown

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Identity Theft Introduction No precise definition of identity theft exists, but most agree that it occurs when someone misuses another individ...

Immigration, Crime, and Justice

Ramiro Martinez

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Immigration, Crime, and Justice Introduction The study of immigration, crime, and justice broadly involves research on the effects of immig...

Incarceration, Mass

Christopher Wildeman

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Mass Incarceration Introduction Whether called mass incarceration, mass imprisonment, the prison boom, the carceral state, or hyperincarceratio...

Institutional Anomie Theory

Jukka Savolainen

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Institutional Anomie Theory Introduction As a distinct explanatory framework, institutional anomie theory emerged in criminology in the mid-199...

Integrated Theory

Del Elliot

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Integrated Theory Introduction Integrated theories are theories that combine the concepts and central propositions from two or more prior exis...

Interpersonal Violence, Historical Patterns of

Rosemary Gartner

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Historical Patterns of Interpersonal Violence Introduction A number of definitions of violence have been proposed by scholars, but probably the...

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