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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...

Fear of Crime and Perceived Risk

Lynn A. Addington

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Fear of Crime and Perceived Risk Introduction Fear of crime constitutes a topic of significant interest for criminologists and has generate...

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...


Myrna Dawson, Michelle Carrigan, Emily Hill

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2019-09-25

FemicideIntroductionOn November 26, 2012, the Vienna Declaration on Femicide was signed by participants at a one-day symposium convened by the Academi...

Feminist Theories

Claire M. Renzetti

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Feminist Theories Introduction Feminist theories are a group of related theories that share several principles in common. First, feminist t...

Feminist Victimization Theories

Courtney Crittenden, Christina Policastro

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Feminist Victimization TheoriesIntroductionMuch of feminist theory focuses on offending, particularly among women. However, there is a growing body of...

Fencing and Stolen Goods Markets

Michael Sutton

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

Fencing and Stolen Goods MarketsIntroductionThieves steal particular items in order to sell them to buy whatever it is that motivates them to steal. D...

Firearms and Violence

Ramiro Martínez

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Firearms and Violence Introduction The study of firearms and violence usually involves research on gun-use differences in crime patterns or...

For-Profit Private Prisons and the Criminal Justice–Industrial Complex

Paul Leighton

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

For-Profit Private Prisons and the Criminal Justice–Industrial ComplexIntroductionPrivatization refers to outsourcing government functions to a privat...

Forensic Science

Quentin Rossy, Joëlle Vuille

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Forensic ScienceIntroductionAny science used to assist the adjudication of a civil litigation or a criminal case becomes, de facto, a forensic science


Mark Button, David Shepherd

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

FraudIntroductionFraud is a crime that encompasses a wide range of behaviors. What unites most definitions is the act of deception to perpetrate the c...


James Banks

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2022-02-21

GamblingIntroductionGambling and crime are common and, at times, intersecting behaviors that to different degrees and in various forms take place acro...

Gangs, Peers, and Co-offending

Terrance J. Taylor

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Gangs, Peers, and Co-Offending Introduction Gangs and peers have received considerable attention from both researchers and practitioners. L...

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...

Gendered Crime Pathways

Breanna Boppre

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

Gendered Crime PathwaysIntroductionWithin the field of criminology, research has been devoted toward understanding individuals’ pathways into crime, w...

General Opportunity Victimization Theories

Bradford W. Reyns

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2017-11-29

General Opportunity Victimization TheoriesIntroductionSince the latter part of the 1970s, the field of victimology has focused much theoretical attent...

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...

Green Criminology

Nigel South, Avi Brisman, Bill McClanahan

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Green Criminology Introduction In recent years, a strand of criminology explicitly concerned with “green” or natural environmental issues has ...

Halfway Houses

Ayana Conway, Joshua R. Ruffin

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2020-07-29

Halfway HousesIntroductionIn 2016 there were a total of 4,537,100 individuals under community supervision in the United States, which equated to 1 in ...

Harm Reduction and Risky Behaviors

Sarah K. S. Shannon

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

Harm Reduction and Risky BehaviorsIntroductionHarm reduction is a pragmatic, humanistic approach to high-risk behaviors, such as drug use and sex work...

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