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Drug Control

Martin Bouchard, Morena Anamali

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Drug Control Introduction A number of psychoactive substances such as cannabis, cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamines have been defined as ill...

Drug Trafficking, International

Erik D. Fritsvold

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

International Drug Trafficking Introduction The global illegal drug trade is massive in scope with sweeping consequences for the developed and...

Drugs and Crime

Richard Wright, Scott Jacques

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Drugs and Crime Introduction The relationship between drugs and crime has a long history and is a mainstay of fiction, widely documented in...

Elder Abuse

Preeti Nijhar

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2021-08-25

Elder AbuseIntroductionCriminological concerns with the victimization of the elderly has developed parallel to, and independently of, the elder abuse ...

Electronically Monitored Home Confinement

William G. Staples, Darcy L. Sullivan

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2019-08-28

Electronically Monitored Home ConfinementIntroductionAs a tactic of control and punishment, “house arrest’’ has been used for millennia to sequester i...

Employee Theft

Jay Kennedy

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Employee TheftIntroductionEmployee theft is a type of crime that is unlike many other crimes primarily because the offenders have legitimate and often...

Environmental Crime and Justice

Michael J. Lynch, Paul B. Stretesky

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Environmental Crime and Justice Introduction Traditionally, environmental crime and justice were viewed as issues for researchers working i...

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 ...


Atanas Rusev

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2020-07-29

ExtortionIntroductionExtortion is a predatory crime similar to other practices such as blackmail, bribery, coercion, and robbery. Extortion practices ...

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...

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