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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...

Offender Decision-Making and Motivation

Volkan Topalli

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Offender Decision-Making and Motivation Introduction Though it may seem odd to think of it as such, breaking the law (i.e., criminality) is a s...

Offense Specialization/Expertise

Kimberly Kempf-Leonard

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Offense Specialization/Expertise Introduction The notion of a career in crime, similar to an upward trajectory along a legitimate occupatio...

Organized Crime

Jay S. Albanese

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Organized Crime Introduction Organized crime is a continuing criminal enterprise that works to profit from illicit activities that are ofte...

Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs

Tereza Østbø Kuldova

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2021-05-26

Outlaw Motorcycle ClubsIntroductionOutlaw motorcycle clubs (OMCs), also referred to as outlaw motorcycle gangs (OMCGs), such as the iconic Hells Angel...

Panel Methods in Criminology

Julie Phillips

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Panel Methods in Criminology Introduction Panel data, sometimes called repeated measures or multilevel data, have a hierarchical or nested str...

Peacemaking Criminology

J. Renee Trombley

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2019-03-27

Peacemaking CriminologyIntroductionPeacemaking criminology is a branch of critical criminology that became popular in the early 1990s, largely through...

Peer Networks and Delinquency

Gregory M. Zimmerman, Alexis Yohros, Carter Rees

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Peer Networks and DelinquencyIntroductionThis article is concerned with (primarily criminological) research on the relationship between engaging in de...

Performance Measurement and Accountability Systems

Nerea Marteache Solans, Michael Maxfield

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Performance Measurement and Accountability Systems Introduction Performance measurement is one of a family of tools to rationalize and evaluate...

Personality and Trait Theories of Crime

John Paul Wright, Kristan Moore

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Personality and Trait Theories of Crime Introduction Personality reflects the totality of a human being’s beliefs, attitudes, behaviors, and w...

Persons with a Mental Illness, Police Encounters with

Duncan Chappell, Anthony O'Brien

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Police Encounters with Persons with a Mental IllnessIntroductionInvolvement with people with a mental illness (PMI) has been a feature of the role of ...

Phenomenological Theories of Crime

Peter K. Manning, Michael W. Raphael

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Phenomenological Theories of Crime Introduction The distinctive aspect of phenomenological theories of crime is that they are based upon a sta...

Plea Bargaining

Rebecca K. Helm

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

Plea BargainingIntroductionPlea bargaining is a process in the criminal justice system through which a defendant agrees to plead guilty to a specified...


A.M. Lemieux

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

PoachingIntroductionPoaching, the illegal taking of wildlife, be it plants, animals, or fish, is the first event in a series of crimes that supply the...

Police Administration

Gary Cordner, Joseph Schafer

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Police AdministrationIntroductionPolice administration refers to the organization and management of policing. The conceptual breadth of the term “poli...

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