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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...

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 ...

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