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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...

Intermediate Sanctions

Stephanie N. Whitehead

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2022-06-27

Intermediate SanctionsIntroductionIntermediate sanctions are a form of criminal punishment that lie between total confinement and probation. They are ...

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...

Juvenile Delinquency

Terrance J. Taylor

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Juvenile Delinquency Introduction Juvenile delinquency has received substantial recognition as a pressing social problem. What is encompassed b...

Juvenile Justice System, The

Terrance J. Taylor

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

The Juvenile Justice System Introduction The American juvenile justice system is an often-misunderstood component of our justice system. Develo...


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...

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