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Public Criminology

Michelle Inderbitzin

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Public Criminology Introduction Public criminology means different things to different people, and some scholars use the plural term public cri...

Public Opinion, Crime and Justice

Natasha A. Frost, Carlos E. Monteiro

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Public Opinion, Crime, and Justice Introduction With the emphasis placed on democratic values in contemporary society, much attention has been ...

Public Order Crimes

Timbre Wulf, Robert Meier

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2010-11-01

Public Order Crimes Introduction Public order crimes are sometimes called “victimless” or “complaintless” crimes. Who is the victim of an il...

Public Social Control and Neighborhood Crime

David Ramey

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

Public Social Control and Neighborhood CrimeIntroductionResearch on public social control and neighborhood crime is concerned with a neighborhood’s ab...

Punishment Justification and Goals

Richard S. Frase

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-03-02

Punishment Justifications and Goals Introduction Criminal punishments are government sanctions imposed on persons convicted of criminal acts (o...

Qualitative Methods in Criminology

Jamie Fader

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Qualitative Methods in CriminologyIntroductionQualitative research formed the basis of much of the early American criminological canon. In the mid-20t...

Queer Criminology

Emily Lenning

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2018-09-25

Queer CriminologyIntroductionRelative to other criminologies, queer criminology is still in its infancy and has only really flourished in the 21st cen...

Race, Ethnicity, Crime, and Justice

Ramiro Martínez

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Race, Ethnicity, Crime, and Justice Introduction The study of race, ethnicity, crime, and justice usually involves research on racial and ethni...

Racial Threat Hypothesis

Xia Wang, Natalie Todak

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

Racial Threat HypothesisIntroductionSituated within the conflict perspective, the racial threat hypothesis argues that members of the majority group—i...

Racial Profiling

Roger Dunham, Jeff Rojek

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Racial Profiling Introduction One of the most significant problems facing all societies, and American society in particular, is the use of race...

Rape and Sexual Assault

Janet Lauritsen

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Rape and Sexual Assault Introduction Scholarly attention to the subject of rape and sexual assault involves a wide array of issues, including a...

Rape, Fear of

Adam J. Pritchard

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Fear of RapeIntroductionMuch of the research on the topic of fear of rape is considered to be a sub-area of the broader study of fear of crime. Resear...

Rational Choice Theories

John Paul Wright

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Rational Choice Theories Introduction Rational choice theory and its assumptions about human behavior have been integrated into numerous cr...


Beth M. Huebner, Victoria Inzana

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

RehabilitationIntroductionRehabilitation is a central goal of the correctional system. This goal rests on the assumption that individuals can be treat...

Religion and Crime

Sung Joon Jang

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Religion and CrimeIntroductionScholarly discussion and empirical study of the religion-crime relationship goes back to the beginning of criminological...

Restorative Justice

Janet Lauritsen

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Restorative Justice Introduction Restorative justice refers to a general philosophy, model, or way of practicing justice that stands in contras...

Risk Assessment

Ashley A. Pritchard, Adam J. E. Blanchard, Kevin S. Douglas

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Risk Assessment Introduction Violence risk assessment is the process of identifying the level of risk for future violence posed by offenders, ...

Routine Activity Theories

Per-Olof H. Wikström

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Routine Activity Theories Introduction Routine activity theory, like the related lifestyle-exposure theory, emerged as a key theoretical ap...

School Bullying

Lucy Bowes

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

School Bullying Introduction Bullying victimization began to be systematically researched only in the early 1970s following a number of suicid...

School Crime and Violence

Allison Payne

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2010-11-01

School Crime and Violence Introduction Although school-related deaths, violent victimizations in school, and overall school crime have declin...

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