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Black's Theory of Law and Social Control

Bradley Campbell

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Black’s Theory of Law and Social Control Introduction Developed by Donald Black and since extended and applied to various subjects by a number ...


Brian Francis, Moira Peelo, Keith Soothill

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

BlackmailIntroductionBlackmail is a term that is widely known through fiction and popular culture as an illegal means of gaining money or leverage by ...

Blumstein, Alfred

Robert Brame

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

Alfred BlumsteinIntroductionAlfred “Al” Blumstein’s career contributions stand at the intersection of operations research, policy analysis, and crimin...

Boot Camps and Shock Incarceration Programs

Ojmarrh Mitchell, Fawn T. Ngo

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Boot Camps and Shock Incarceration Programs Introduction Correctional boot camps, also known as “shock incarceration” programs, are correctional ...

Burglary, Residential

Trevor Bennett

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Residential Burglary Introduction In the United Kingdom and the United States and in several other countries in the Western world, residential ...

Bystander Intervention

David F. Urschler, Peter Fischer

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

Bystander InterventionIntroductionIn March 1964, a man chased a woman in Kew Gardens, Queens, New York City. After he caught her, he stabbed her, rape...

Capital Punishment

Richard Rosenfeld

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Capital Punishment Introduction The death penalty is one of the most contentious issues in criminology and public policy, especially in the...

Chambliss, William

Alison S. Burke

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2020-01-15

William ChamblissIntroductionWilliam “Bill” Chambliss is best known for his pioneering work in critical criminology, conflict theory, and state crime....

Chicago School of Criminology, The

Robert J. Bursik

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

The Chicago School of Criminology Introduction As used in this presentation, the traditional Chicago School of Criminology refers to work cond...

Child Maltreatment

J. Bart Klika, Ashley Trautman, Emily Stiles, Todd Herrenkohl

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2017-09-27

Child MaltreatmentIntroductionChild maltreatment, which includes physical abuse, sexual abuse, psychological abuse, and neglect, is a costly and endur...

Chinese Triad Society

T. Wing Lo, Sharon Ingrid Kwok

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Chinese Triad SocietyIntroductionIn the 17th century, the Chinese triad society, also known as the Hung Mun, Tien Tei Wei (Heaven and Earth Society), ...

Civil Protection Orders

Emily I. Troshynski, Dory A. Mizrachi, Amy M. Magnus

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Civil Protection Orders Introduction Since the 1994 Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) was signed into law, individuals (namely, women) seeking...

Co-Offending and the Role of Accomplices

Zachary R. Rowan, Naomi Zakimi

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2021-07-28

Co-Offending and the Role of AccomplicesIntroductionThe social nature of crime is one of the most well-recognized and established features of offendin...

Collateral Consequences of Felony Conviction and Imprisonment

Sara Wakefield

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Collateral Consequences of Felony Conviction and Imprisonment Introduction The so-called collateral consequences of imprisonment encompass a h...

Collective Efficacy

Adam Boessen, Alysson Gatens

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Collective EfficacyIntroductionCollective efficacy is one of the most influential developments in the neighborhoods literature in the last two decades...

Commercial and Bank Robbery

John D. McCluskey, Jeffrey M. Cancino

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Commercial and Bank Robbery Introduction Bank and commercial robberies and the perpetrators, targets, and victims of those crimes are extens...

Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children

Carly B. Dierkhising, Jessica J. Rios, Samantha G. Tiscareño

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Commercial Sexual Exploitation of ChildrenIntroductionCommercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) is a specific kind of human trafficking. It is...

Communicating Scientific Findings in the Courtroom

Joëlle Vuille, Nicole M. Egli Anthonioz

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

Communicating Scientific Findings in the CourtroomIntroductionThe number of civil and criminal trials in which there is presented at least one piece o...

Community Change and Crime

John R. Hipp, Alyssa Whitby Chamberlain

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Community Change and Crime Introduction Community change and crime employs a dynamic perspective, linking ecological changes to changes in crim...

Community Corrections

Beth M. Huebner, Bobby Boxerman

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Community CorrectionsIntroductionMost individuals under correctional supervision reside in the community. Community corrections includes a broad array...

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