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History of Criminology

Brendan D. Dooley

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

History of CriminologyIntroductionA comprehensive survey of criminology, in all its variants, manifestations, and historical antecedents, has yet to b...

Homelessness and Crime

Brianna Remster

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2019-03-27

Homelessness and CrimeIntroductionThere is considerable overlap between the homeless and correctional populations in the United States. Individuals wi...


Marc Riedel

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Homicide Introduction Homicide is one of the oldest moral and legal prohibitions, viewed throughout history from a large variety of perspective...

Homicide Victimization

Marc Riedel, Gwen Hunnicutt

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Homicide Victimization Introduction Beginning with a legal definition, the 8th edition of Black’s Law Dictionary defines homicide as the killin...

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...

Hot Spots Policing

Tammy Kochel, Seyvan Nouri

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2016-04-28

Hot Spots PolicingIntroductionSince the 1980s, the nature of policing has expanded beyond a person-focused approach to include a location-based approa...

Human Rights

Jay S. Albanese

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Human Rights Introduction The concept of human rights is an old idea, but its application to criminology and criminal justice is fairly new. Hu...

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...

Identity Theft

Heith Copes, Anastasia Brown

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Identity Theft Introduction No precise definition of identity theft exists, but most agree that it occurs when someone misuses another individ...

Immigration, Crime, and Justice

Ramiro Martínez

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...

Incarceration, Mass

Christopher Wildeman

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Mass Incarceration Introduction Whether called mass incarceration, mass imprisonment, the prison boom, the carceral state, or hyperincarceratio...

Incarceration, Public Health Effects of

Bryan L. Sykes, Ernest Chavez, Evelyn Patterson

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Public Health Effects of IncarcerationIntroductionThe rise of mass incarceration since the early 1970s has profoundly affected the labor market prospe...

Income Tax Evasion

John Minkes

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Income Tax Evasion Introduction Academic writing on the subject of income tax evasion is a fairly recent phenomenon with few sources dating to...

Institutional Anomie Theory

Jukka Savolainen

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Institutional Anomie Theory Introduction As a distinct explanatory framework, institutional anomie theory emerged in criminology in the mid-199...

Integrated Theory

Delbert Elliott

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Integrated Theory Introduction Integrated theories are theories that combine the concepts and central propositions from two or more prior exis...

Interpersonal Violence, Historical Patterns of

Rosemary Gartner

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Historical Patterns of Interpersonal Violence Introduction A number of definitions of violence have been proposed by scholars, but probably the...


G. Daniel Lassiter, Shannon K. Pinegar

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Interrogation Introduction Since the US Supreme Court ruled in 1936 that physically coerced confessions are inadmissible at trial, police inte...

Intimate Partner Violence, Criminological Perspectives on

Kathryn M. Ryan, Irene Hanson Frieze

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

Criminological Perspectives on Intimate Partner ViolenceIntroductionThe study of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) developed in the late 20th century an...

Intimate Partner Violence, Police Responses to

Amanda Robinson

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

Police Responses to Intimate Partner ViolenceIntroductionThe main objective of the feminist-led campaigning and activism of the 1970s was to get intim...

Investigation, Criminal

Richard H. Ward

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Criminal Investigation Introduction Criminal investigation as a discipline within the fields of law enforcement (criminal justice) that...

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