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Policing, Stop-and-Frisk

Philip Levchak

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2021-07-28

Stop-and-Frisk PolicingIntroductionStop and frisk is a proactive policing strategy that is widely used by police departments across the globe. In the ...

Policing, Third Party

Janet Ransley

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2019-05-29

Third Party PolicingIntroductionThe major premise of third party policing is that police on their own cannot succeed in reducing many crime and disord...


Julian D. Ford

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

PolyvictimizationIntroductionVictimization is the experience of being directly or indirectly harmed or deprived of protection from harm by the actions...

Prison Administration

Stan Stojkovic

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2020-08-26

Prison AdministrationIntroductionLeadership concerns and management functions define the essential elements of prison administration. While for most p...

Prison Classification

Nicole Frisch-Scott

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2020-08-26

Prison ClassificationIntroductionClassification processes determine the entire nature of the prison experience, including but not limited to where an ...

Prison Education Exchange Programs

Cassandra Philippon, Kevin A. Wright

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2018-09-25

Prison Education Exchange ProgramsIntroductionIn 1870, reformers from across the nation traveled to Cincinnati, Ohio, to discuss best practices in the...

Prison Gangs and Subculture

David Pyrooz, Meghan M. Mitchell

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Prison Gangs and Subculture Introduction The prison gangs and subculture literature concentrates on the causes and consequences of gang and su...

Prison History

Frank Schmalleger, Cassandra Atkin-Plunk

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Prison History Introduction Prisons in the United States and Western European nations have a rich history, with the use of confinement as a for...

Prison Labor

Lindsey Raisa Feldman

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Prison LaborIntroductionPrison labor is a contested topic because it raises various questions: What role does prison labor serve in reaching the goals...

Prison Visitation

Johnna Christian

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2019-11-26

Prison VisitationIntroductionAs rates of incarceration in the United States increased to the level termed “mass imprisonment,” interest in the broader...

Prison, Disciplinary Segregation in

H. Daniel Butler, Jennifer Beatty

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2021-07-28

Disciplinary Segregation in PrisonIntroductionCorrectional administrators are tasked with providing and maintaining safety and security for incarcerat...

Prisoner Reentry

Andres F. Rengifo

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Prisoner Reentry Introduction Approximately 650,000 individuals are released from state and federal prisons every year in the United States. Ne...

Prisons and Jails

Beth M. Huebner, Morgan McGuirk

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Prisons and JailsIntroductionPrisons and jails have been a central part of society for many centuries, and a substantial body of work has been amassed...

Probation Revocation

Kelly Lyn Mitchell

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

Probation RevocationIntroductionProbation revocation is an event in which the court, after finding that one or more probation violations have been pro...

Procedural Justice

Sarah Bennett, Lorelei Hine, Lorraine Mazerolle

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Procedural JusticeIntroductionProcedural justice (or procedural fairness) is defined as the fairness of processes used by those in positions of author...

Property Crime

Richard Wright, Scott Jacques

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Property Crime Introduction Property crime has been defined in a variety of ways. A typical definition mirrors that of the FBI’s Uniform Cr...

Prosecution and Courts

Brian Forst

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Prosecution and CourtsIntroductionProsecution and courts are at the heart and center of our criminal justice system. They serve as stages of case proc...


Melissa Hope Ditmore

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Prostitution Introduction Prostitution is usually understood as a sexual exchange for gain. The term “sex work” was coined to avoid the stigma ...

Psychiatry, Psychology, and Crime: Historical and Current Aspects

Jennifer Brown

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Psychiatry, Psychology, and Crime: Historical and Current AspectsIntroductionPsychiatry and psychology can explain crime, account for criminal behavio...

Psychology and Crime

David Canter

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Psychology and Crime Introduction Psychologists have studied many aspects of crime and criminality ever since modern psychology began to emerg...

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