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Rob T. Guerette, Andrea Headley

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

KidnappingIntroductionKidnappings refer to the taking or abduction of an individual against his or her will, usually followed by some duration of capt...

Kornhauser, Ruth Rosner

Brendan D. Dooley, Sean Goodison

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Ruth Rosner KornhauserIntroductionRuth Rosner Kornhauser (b. 1926–d. 1995) trained as a sociologist at the University of Chicago and impacted the fiel...

Labeling Theory

Ray Paternoster, Ronet Bachman

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Labeling Theory Introduction Labeling theory is a vibrant area of research and theoretical development within the field of criminology. Origin...

Labor Markets and Crime

Robert D. Crutchfield

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Labor Markets and Crime Introduction There are few beliefs about the causes of crime more ubiquitous than that unemployment is an important ca...

Land Use and Crime

Thomas D. Stucky

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Land Use and CrimeIntroductionThe study of land use in criminological research dates back to the early 20th century. Yet, for much of that time, it ap...

Lead and Crime

Kimberly L. Barrett

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Lead and Crime Introduction Lead (Pb) has been described as one of the most prominent and widely studied neurotoxins to date. A robust literat...


Brian Forst

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Legitimacy Introduction Legitimacy is the essential but ambiguous foundation of the criminal justice system: essential because the system cannot...

LGBTQ Intimate Partner Violence

Nathan Q. Brewer, Kristie A. Thomas

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

LGBTQ Intimate Partner ViolenceIntroductionIntimate partner violence (IPV), defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as “physic...

LGBTQ People in Prison

Tanya Serisier

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2022-03-23

LGBTQ People in PrisonIntroductionThe experiences of LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer) people in prison have not historically bee...

Local Institutions and Neighborhood Crime

Randy Gainey, Ruth A. Triplett

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Local Institutions and Neighborhood Crime Introduction The foundation for thinking about “neighborhood institutions” and their role in controll...

Lombroso, Cesare

Matt DeLisi

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Cesare Lombroso Introduction No one in the history of criminology has a reputation like Cesare Lombroso. Lombroso was a multifaceted scholar w...

Longitudinal Research in Criminology

Steven Zane

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2020-09-24

Longitudinal Research in CriminologyIntroductionBroadly, longitudinal research is research that involves longitudinal data, that is, data with a time ...

Mandatory Minimum Sentencing

Brian D. Johnson, Kathryn Kozey

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Introduction Mandatory minimum penalties are criminal sentences that involve minimum punishments determined by st...

Mapping and Spatial Analysis of Crime, The

Shannon E. Reid, George Tita, Matthew Valasik

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

The Mapping and Spatial Analysis of CrimeIntroductionThe mapping and spatial analysis of crime covers a broad range of techniques and has been used to...

Mass Media, Crime, and Justice

Raymond Surette

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Mass Media, Crime, and Justice Introduction The impact of the mass media on crime and justice is recognized as substantial, and serious interest...

Measuring Crime

Lynn A. Addington

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Measuring Crime Introduction The measurement of crime is an important topic, but it is frequently overlooked by criminologists. This slight is ...

Mediation and Dispute Resolution Programs

Carrie Menkel-Meadow

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Mediation and Dispute Resolution Programs Introduction Legal, political, international, social, interpersonal, and family disputes are now han...

Mental Health and Crime

Sarah Manchak, Samantha Henderson, Julia Mesler, Caravella McCuistian

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Mental Health and Crime ...

Merton, Robert K.

Michael Bush

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2021-07-28

Robert K. MertonIntroductionRobert King Merton (b. 4 July 1910–d. 23 February 2003) was born to Yiddish-speaking Russian-Jewish parents in South Phila...

Meta-analysis in Criminology

Travis Pratt

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Meta-Analysis in Criminology Introduction The empirical status of the research on any particular topic in criminology is usually established th...

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