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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...

False and Coerced Confessions

Robert J. Norris, Allison Redlich

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

False and Coerced Confessions Introduction In the past two decades, the scholarly interest in and literature on false and coerced confessions h...

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...

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...

Urban Politics and Crime

Thomas Stucky

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Urban Politics and Crime Introduction The study of urban politics and crime is at a very basic level an interdisciplinary endeavor, bringing to...

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...

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...

Family Violence

Karen Terry

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2010-02-15

Family Violence Introduction Broadly defined, family violence is any form of violent crime committed by a family member. The most common ty...

Organized Crime

Jay S. Albanese

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Organized Crime Introduction Organized crime is a continuing criminal enterprise that works to profit from illicit activities that are ofte...

Crime Victims' Rights Movement

Mary Boland

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Crime Victims’ Rights Movement Introduction The modern crime victims’ rights movement (CVRM) emerged as a response to World War II atrocities....

Desistance

Lila Kazemian

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Desistance Introduction In the field of criminology, desistance is generally defined as the cessation of offending or other antisocial beha...

Street Robbery

Richard Wright, Scott Jacques

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Street Robbery Introduction Street robbery can be defined as the theft of property accomplished through force or threat of force in an outdoor,...