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Criminal Justice Data Sources

Lee Slocum

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Criminal Justice Data Sources Introduction Early data on crime and the criminal justice system were the product of the “moral statistics” move...

Criminal Justice Ethics

John Kleinig

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Criminal Justice Ethics Introduction The scope of criminal justice ethics is usually construed narrowly to encompass a range of concrete and m...

Criminal Justice Reform, Politics of

Garrick Percival

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Politics of Criminal Justice ReformIntroductionSince the mid-1970s, criminal justice policy in the United States has placed primary emphasis on punish...

Criminal Justice System, Discretion in the

Shawn D. Bushway, Brian Forst

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Discretion in the Criminal Justice System Introduction Discretion is the latitude granted officials to act under a formal set of rules and in a p...

Criminal Records

Sarah Lageson, Christiane Schwarz

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2017-09-27

Criminal RecordsIntroductionCriminal records are increasingly used in many aspects of an individual’s life, but there is widespread ambiguity around t...

Criminal Retaliation

Scott Jacques

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Criminal Retaliation Introduction Retaliation is about getting even. Rather than relying on the state for help, some victims take the law into ...

Criminal Talk

Timothy Dickinson, Jessica Morales

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

Criminal TalkIntroductionCriminologists have long noted the varied roles that criminal talk, defined herein as any form of verbal communication occurr...

Criminology and Political Science

Lisa L. Miller, Kevin H. Wozniak

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Criminology and Political Science Introduction As scholars interested in political processes, outcomes, behavior, and attitudes, political sci...

Criminology of Genocide, The

Wenona Rymond-Richmond

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

The Criminology of Genocide Introduction Genocide, often referred to as the “crime of crimes,” has produced hundreds of millions of murdered, ...

Critical Criminology

Michael J. Lynch

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2010-02-15

Critical Criminology Introduction Like orthodox criminology, critical criminology has developed numerous specialties, and thus it is no lon...

Cross-National Crime

Janet Stamatel

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Cross-National CrimeIntroductionThe terms “cross-national criminology,” “international criminology,” and “comparative criminology” are often used inte...

Cross-Sectional Research Designs in Criminology and Criminal Justice

James V. Ray

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

Cross-Sectional Research Designs in Criminology and Criminal JusticeIntroductionCross-sectional research allows researchers to study a phenomenon or t...

Cultural Criminology

Keith Hayward

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-06-26

Cultural Criminology Introduction Cultural criminology is a distinct theoretical, methodological, and interventionist approach to the study of...

Cultural Theories

Thomas Holt

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Cultural Theories Introduction Cultural theories of crime provide distinct frameworks to understand the influence of human agency, social force...


Thomas Holt

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Cybercrime Introduction There is no standard unit of analysis, and multiple terms are used to describe offenses often classified as cybercrim...

Cybercrime Investigations and Prosecutions

David Maimon, Donald E. Hunt

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Cybercrime Investigations and ProsecutionsIntroductionOfficial crime statistics from around the globe suggest that violent and property crime rates ha...

Cycle of Violence

Preeti Chauhan, Cathy Spatz Widom

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Cycle of Violence Introduction Several different phenomena are included under the broad concept of the cycle of violence. Originally, the cycl...

Day Fines

Jakub Drápal

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2021-08-25

Day FinesIntroductionThe day fine concept consists in imposing fines in such a structured way that the final amount of the fine is directly proportion...

Deadly Force

Philip M. Stinson

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2020-11-24

Deadly ForceIntroductionDeadly force refers to any use of force by a police officer that could result in the imposition of serious bodily injury or de...

Defining "Success" in Corrections and Reentry

Michaela Soyer

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

Defining "Success" in Corrections and ReentryIntroductionDefining what exactly constitutes successful reentry into society is challenging. Is abstaini...

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