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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 ...


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...

Frank Schmalleger, Cassandra Atkin-Plunk

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Prison History Introduction Prisons in the United States and Western European nations have a rich history, with the use of confinement as a for...

Violence, Youth

Anthony Peguero

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Youth Violence Introduction According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, youth violence is a top public health concern because...

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...

Wilson, James Q.

Brian Forst

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

James Q. Wilson Introduction James Q. Wilson (b. 1931–d. 2012) was, by many accounts, the most influential criminal justice scholar of the 20t...

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...

Police Effectiveness

Gary Cordner

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Police Effectiveness Introduction Police effectiveness refers to the extent to which policing achieves its proper, officially sanctioned goals...

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...

Victimization, Repeat

Louise Grove, Graham Farrell

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Repeat Victimization Introduction Repeat victimization refers to the repeated criminal victimization of a person, household, place, business, v...

Mapping and Spatial Analysis of Crime, The

Shannon Reid, George Tita

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

The Mapping and Spatial Analysis of Crime Introduction The mapping and spatial analysis of crime covers a broad range of techniques and has bee...

Social Control Theory

Kimberly Kempf-Leonard, Nancy A. Morris

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Social Control Theory Introduction Unlike most criminology theories that purport to explain why people offend, control theory offers the justi...

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 ...

Kornhauser, Ruth Rosner

Brendan Dooley, Sean Goodison

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Ruth Rosner Kornhauser Introduction Ruth Rosner Kornhauser (b. 1926–d. 1995) trained as a sociologist at the University of Chicago and impacte...

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...

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