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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...

Cycle of Violence

Preeti Chauhan, Cathy Spatz Widom

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Cycle of Violence Introduction Several different phenomena are included under the broad concept of the cycle of violence. Originally, the cycl...

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...

Juvenile Justice System, The

Terrance J. Taylor

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

The Juvenile Justice System Introduction The American juvenile justice system is an often-misunderstood component of our justice system. Develo...

Corporate Crime

Brian K. Payne, Susannah Tapp

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Corporate Crime Introduction The phrase “corporate crime” is traced to criminologists Marshall Clinard and Richard Quinney who, in their class...

Racial Profiling

Roger Dunham, Jeff Rojek

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Racial Profiling Introduction One of the most significant problems facing all societies, and American society in particular, is the use of race...

Prostitution

Melissa Hope Ditmore

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Prostitution Introduction Prostitution is usually understood as a sexual exchange for gain. The term “sex work” was coined to avoid the stigma ...

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...

Criminal Retaliation

Scott Jacques

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Criminal Retaliation Introduction Retaliation is about getting even. Rather than relying on the state for help, some victims take the law into ...

Strain Theories

Robert Agnew, Heather Scheuerman

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Strain Theories Introduction Strain theories state that certain strains or stressors increase the likelihood of crime. These strains lead to ne...

Sutherland, Edwin H.

Marvin Krohn

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Edwin H. Sutherland Introduction About the contributions that Edwin Hardin Sutherland made to our understanding of crime and the criminal law,...

Felon Disenfranchisement

Michelle Inderbitzin

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Felon Disenfranchisement Introduction Felon disenfranchisement refers is the practice of barring individuals who have been convicted of felony...

Snitching and Use of Criminal Informants

Alexandra Natapoff

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Snitching and Use of Criminal Informants Introduction Criminal informants occupy a central role in the US criminal system. Police rely heavily ...

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 ...

Investigation, Criminal

Richard Ward

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Criminal Investigation Introduction Criminal investigation as a discipline within the fields of law enforcement (criminal justice) that focuses...

Criminal Justice System, Discretion in the

Shawn D. Bushway, Brian Forst

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Discretion in the Criminal Justice System Introduction Discretion is the latitude granted officials to act under a formal set of rules and in a p...

Rational Choice Theories

John Paul Wright

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Rational Choice Theories Introduction Rational choice theory and its assumptions about human behavior have been integrated into numerous cr...

Developmental and Life-Course Criminology

Lila Kazemian

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Developmental and Life-Course Criminology Introduction Developmental and life-course criminology are both concerned with the study of changes i...

Neighborhood Disorder

Danielle Wallace, Christopher Scott

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Neighborhood Disorder ...

Rehabilitation

Beth M. Huebner

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Rehabilitation Introduction Rehabilitation is a central goal of the correctional system. This goal rests on the assumption that individuals...

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