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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...

Social Construction of Crime, The

Richard Rosenfeld

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

The Social Construction of Crime Introduction Behaviors become crimes through a process of social construction. The same behavior may be co...

Police, Race and the

Patricia Y. Warren

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Race and the Police Introduction Criminological research has consistently explored the relationship between race and policing. Early research f...

Peer Networks and Delinquency

Gregory M. Zimmerman, Carter Rees

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Peer Networks and Delinquency Introduction This article is concerned with (primarily criminological) research on the relationship between enga...

Experimental Criminology

Lorraine Mazerolle, Sarah Bennett

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Experimental Criminology Introduction Experimental criminology is a family of research methods that involves the controlled study of cause and ...

Cultural Theories

Thomas Holt

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Cultural Theories Introduction Cultural theories of crime provide distinct frameworks to understand the influence of human agency, social force...