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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...

Criminal Justice Data Sources

Lee Slocum

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Criminal Justice Data Sources Introduction Early data on crime and the criminal justice system were the product of the “moral statistics” move...

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 ...

Cultural Criminology

Keith Hayward

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Cultural Criminology Introduction Cultural criminology is a distinct theoretical, methodological, and interventionist approach to the study of...

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...


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 ...

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 ...

Leah Daigle, Andia Azimi

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Sexual Revictimization Introduction It is well established that a portion of individuals are sexually victimized each year. More recently, it ...

Digital Piracy

Thomas Holt

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2015-11-30

Digital Piracy Introduction The problem of digital piracy is diverse and involves the illegal copying of media including software, digital sou...

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 H. 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...

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