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Conservation Criminology

Renee Zahnow

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2021-05-26

Conservation CriminologyIntroductionEnvironmental crimes represent a significant global problem and range from the illegal dumping of e-waste and indu...

Consumer Fraud

Shanna R. Van Slyke, Leslie Corbo

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

Consumer FraudIntroductionConsumer fraud is a broad category of unethical and illegal marketplace behaviors engaged in by unscrupulous sellers to the ...

Contextual Analysis of Crime

Matt Vogel, Brittany Jaecques

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

Contextual Analysis of CrimeIntroductionCriminologists have a long-standing interest in the relationship between community characteristics and crime. ...

Control Balance Theory

Theodore R. Curry

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Control Balance TheoryIntroductionControl balance is an original theory of deviant behavior developed by Charles R. Tittle, who presented the initial ...

Convict Criminology

Stephen C. Richards

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Convict CriminologyIntroductionConvict criminology (CC) is the study of crime and prisons by ex-convict academics and associated critical and radical ...

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...

Costs of Crime and Justice

Mark Cohen

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Costs of Crime and Justice Introduction Estimating the costs of crime and justice is a useful exercise for many different reasons. Just knowing...

Courts, Drug

Richard Boldt, James L. Nolan

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

Drug CourtsIntroductionSeveral thousand drug courts operate in jurisdictions throughout the United States. Similar courts have been established in Can...

Courts, Juvenile

Kelly Orts, David Myers

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2021-06-23

Juvenile CourtsIntroductionThe juvenile court has moved through phases and evolved in numerous ways since originating in 1899. During the Progressive ...

Courts, Mental Health

Jason Matejkowski

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

Mental Health CourtsIntroductionMental health courts (MHCs) are specialized dockets for defendants with mental illnesses that seek the adjudication of...

Courts, Problem-Solving

Eric J. Miller

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Problem-Solving Courts Introduction Problem-solving courts are a recent and increasingly widespread alternative to traditional models of case m...

Crime and Justice in Latin America

Carlos J. Vilalta

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Crime and Justice in Latin AmericaIntroductionWhen in 1552 Francisco Lopez de Gomara wrote to the King of Spain that one of the best things in the wor...

Crime Control Policy

Thomas G. Blomberg, Julie Brancale

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Crime Control PolicyIntroductionThe literature on crime control policy has developed from several areas of study. Included among these areas are gener...

Crime Control, Politics of

Michael Campbell

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Politics of Crime Control Introduction Edwin Sutherland wrote in his Principles of Criminology (1974) that criminology was the study of “knowl...

Crime Prevention, Delinquency and

Dena Carson

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Delinquency and Crime PreventionIntroductionThe prevention of crime and delinquency is an important area of concern for both researchers and practitio...

Crime Prevention, Situational

Martha J. Smith

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Situational Crime Prevention Introduction Situational crime prevention (SCP) seeks to reduce the number of crime events by focusing on limiting...

Crime Prevention, Voluntary Organizations and

Tim Goddard, Christina Bellasalma

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2021-07-28

Voluntary Organizations and Crime PreventionIntroductionVoluntary, non-state and nonprofit organizations are commonplace in many regions as principal ...

Crime Trends

Eric P. Baumer

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Crime Trends Introduction Although there are a few rich historical studies of crime trends and some research on both cross-national and American...

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....

Crime, (In)Security, and Islam

Basia Spalek, Laura Zahra McDonald, Dan Silk, Raquel Silva

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Crime, (in)Security, and Islam Introduction Traditionally within criminology, minorities in relation to issues around crime and security have ...

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