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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...

Middle-Class Crime and Criminality

Simon Singer

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Middle-Class Crime and CriminalityIntroductionCriminology tends to ignore its middle class. It has preferred to focus on lower-class crime and crimina...

Migrant Detention and Incarceration

Enrique Alvear, Patrisia Macías-Rojas

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Migrant Detention and IncarcerationIntroductionOver the last 30 years, the detention of irregular immigrants, undocumented workers, and the incarcerat...

Money Laundering

Sanaa Ahmed, Margaret Beare

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2018-03-28

Money LaunderingIntroductionSince its introduction into the global regulatory discourse in the late 1980s, money laundering has evolved into a subject...

Motor Vehicle Theft

Heith Copes

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2010-11-01

Motor Vehicle Theft Introduction Motor vehicle theft involves the unlawful taking or attempted taking of a motor vehicle. Motor vehicle thef...

Multi-Level Marketing Scams

Bryan Burton, Michell Consulter

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2021-08-25

Multi-Level Marketing ScamsIntroductionMulti-level marketing (MLM) scams encompass various criminal behaviors. MLM companies regularly pay commissions...

Murder, Serial

Corey Call

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2022-02-21

Serial MurderIntroductionSerial murder is one form of multiple murder. The term “serial murder” has only been part of the vernacular since the 1980s, ...

Narrative Criminology

Lois Presser

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Narrative Criminology Introduction Narrative criminology is an emerging paradigm with roots in a cross-disciplinary literature. It adopts a co...

National Deviancy Symposia, The

Simon Winlow

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

The National Deviancy Symposia Introduction The first National Deviancy Conference (NDC) took place in York, United Kingdom, in 1968. The conf...

Nature Versus Nurture

Michelle Coyne, John Paul Wright

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Nature Versus Nurture Introduction The nature/nurture debate has raged for decades, both within and outside of criminology. Early biological t...

Neighborhood Disorder

Danielle Wallace, Mary Elizabeth Hoyle, Christopher Scott

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Neighborhood DisorderIntroductionNeighborhood disorder is generally thought of as one of the most pivotal concepts in criminology. While by no means r...

Neutralization Theory

Heith Copes

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2010-11-01

Neutralization Theory Introduction According to Gresham Sykes and David Matza, acts that violate norms or go against beliefs can carry wit...

New Penology, The

Johann Koehler, Gil Rothschild-Elyassi, Jonathan Simon

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

The New PenologyIntroductionOnce the rehabilitative ideal fell into disrepute in the middle of the 1970s, penal appetites turned toward incapacitation...

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