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Land Use and Crime

Thomas D. Stucky

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Land Use and CrimeIntroductionThe study of land use in criminological research dates back to the early 20th century. Yet, for much of that time, it ap...

Lead and Crime

Kimberly L. Barrett

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Lead and Crime Introduction Lead (Pb) has been described as one of the most prominent and widely studied neurotoxins to date. A robust literat...

Legitimacy

Brian Forst

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Legitimacy Introduction Legitimacy is the essential but ambiguous foundation of the criminal justice system: essential because the system cannot...

LGBTQ Intimate Partner Violence

Nathan Q. Brewer, Kristie A. Thomas

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

LGBTQ Intimate Partner ViolenceIntroductionIntimate partner violence (IPV), defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as “physic...

Local Institutions and Neighborhood Crime

Randy Gainey, Ruth A. Triplett

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Local Institutions and Neighborhood Crime Introduction The foundation for thinking about “neighborhood institutions” and their role in controll...

Lombroso, Cesare

Matt DeLisi

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Cesare Lombroso Introduction No one in the history of criminology has a reputation like Cesare Lombroso. Lombroso was a multifaceted scholar w...

Longitudinal Research in Criminology

Steven Zane

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2020-09-24

Longitudinal Research in CriminologyIntroductionBroadly, longitudinal research is research that involves longitudinal data, that is, data with a time ...

Mandatory Minimum Sentencing

Brian D. Johnson, Kathryn Kozey

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Introduction Mandatory minimum penalties are criminal sentences that involve minimum punishments determined by st...

Mapping and Spatial Analysis of Crime, The

Shannon E. Reid, George Tita, Matthew Valasik

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

The Mapping and Spatial Analysis of CrimeIntroductionThe mapping and spatial analysis of crime covers a broad range of techniques and has been used to...

Mass Media, Crime, and Justice

Raymond Surette

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Mass Media, Crime, and Justice Introduction The impact of the mass media on crime and justice is recognized as substantial, and serious interest...

Measuring Crime

Lynn A. Addington

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Measuring Crime Introduction The measurement of crime is an important topic, but it is frequently overlooked by criminologists. This slight is ...

Mediation and Dispute Resolution Programs

Carrie Menkel-Meadow

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Mediation and Dispute Resolution Programs Introduction Legal, political, international, social, interpersonal, and family disputes are now han...

Mental Health and Crime

Sarah Manchak, Samantha Henderson, Julia Mesler, Caravella McCuistian

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Mental Health and Crime ...

Merton, Robert K.

Michael Bush

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2021-07-28

Robert K. MertonIntroductionRobert King Merton (b. 4 July 1910–d. 23 February 2003) was born to Yiddish-speaking Russian-Jewish parents in South Phila...

Meta-analysis in Criminology

Travis Pratt

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Meta-Analysis in Criminology Introduction The empirical status of the research on any particular topic in criminology is usually established th...

Middle-Class Crime and Criminality

Simon Singer

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Middle-Class Crime and CriminalityIntroductionCriminology tends to ignore its middle class. It has preferred to focus on lower-class crime and crimina...

Migrant Detention and Incarceration

Enrique Alvear, Patrisia Macías-Rojas

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Migrant Detention and IncarcerationIntroductionOver the last 30 years, the detention of irregular immigrants, undocumented workers, and the incarcerat...

Money Laundering

Sanaa Ahmed, Margaret Beare

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2018-03-28

Money LaunderingIntroductionSince its introduction into the global regulatory discourse in the late 1980s, money laundering has evolved into a subject...

Motor Vehicle Theft

Heith Copes

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2010-11-01

Motor Vehicle Theft Introduction Motor vehicle theft involves the unlawful taking or attempted taking of a motor vehicle. Motor vehicle thef...

Multi-Level Marketing Scams

Bryan Burton, Michell Consulter

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2021-08-25

Multi-Level Marketing ScamsIntroductionMulti-level marketing (MLM) scams encompass various criminal behaviors. MLM companies regularly pay commissions...

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