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State Dependence and Population Heterogeneity in Theories of Victimization

Jillian J. Turanovic, Meghan R. Ogle

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

State Dependence and Population Heterogeneity in Theories of VictimizationIntroductionOne of the most consistent and well-known findings in victimizat...

Strain Theories

Robert Agnew, Heather Scheuerman

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Strain Theories Introduction Strain theories state that certain strains or stressors increase the likelihood of crime. These strains lead to n...

Street Code

Timothy Brezina

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Street CodeIntroductionSubcultural theorists highlight the role of subcultural norms and values in the etiology of crime and delinquency. Subcultural ...

Street Robbery

Richard Wright, Scott Jacques

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Street Robbery Introduction Street robbery can be defined as the theft of property accomplished through force or threat of force in an outdoor,...

Substance Use and Abuse

Amie L. Nielsen

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Substance Use and Abuse Introduction Use of substances for many reasons is widespread in the United States. Although use of some drugs is accep...

Surveillance, Public and Private

Kevin D. Haggerty, Daniel Trottier

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-04-24

Public and Private Surveillance Introduction When people think of surveillance, what usually comes to mind are spies and hidden cameras. Survei...

Sutherland, Edwin H.

Marvin Krohn

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-11-21

Edwin H. Sutherland Introduction About the contributions that Edwin Hardin Sutherland made to our understanding of crime and the criminal law,...

Technology and the Criminal Justice System

Thomas Holt

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Technology and the Criminal Justice System Introduction The evolution of technology directly affects the way the criminal justice system opera...

Technology, Criminal Use of

Richard K. Moule

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Criminal Use of TechnologyIntroductionSubstantial growth has occurred since the 1990s in technologies sectors: the widespread use of the Internet, cel...

Terrorism

Karen Terry

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Terrorism Introduction The study of terrorism is one of the most topical yet controversial issues in the field of criminology and criminal just...

Terrorism and Hate Crime

Colleen E. Mills, Joshua Freilich, Steven Chermak

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Terrorism and Hate CrimeIntroductionThis article focuses on political crimes, specifically terrorism and hate crime. Both terrorism and hate crime are...

Terrorism, Criminological Explanations for

Daren G. Fisher, Laura Dugan

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2017-01-11

Criminological Explanations for TerrorismIntroductionTheoretically understanding the reasons behind the rise and persistence of terrorism and the ways...

Testimony, Eyewitness

Cara Laney Thede, Elizabeth Loftus

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Eyewitness Testimony Introduction Research into eyewitness testimony involves the psychological study of how crime witnesses perceive events, r...

Therapeutic Jurisprudence

Brianna Chesser

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

Therapeutic JurisprudenceIntroductionTherapeutic jurisprudence is an interdisciplinary method of legal scholarship that aims to reform the law in orde...

Trajectory Methods in Criminology

Wesley G. Jennings, Alex R. Piquero

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Trajectory Methods in Criminology Introduction Trajectory modeling has recently come into favor in criminological research. Advances in method...

Transnational Crime

Jay S. Albanese

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Transnational Crime Introduction Transnational crimes are violations of law that involve more than one country in their planning, execut...

Truth-In-Sentencing

Brian J. Ostrom, Charles W. Ostrom

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Truth-in-Sentencing Introduction Truth-in-sentencing (TIS) describes a range of justice system policies that eliminate discretionary parole re...

Urban Politics and Crime

Thomas D. Stucky

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Urban Politics and Crime Introduction The study of urban politics and crime is at a very basic level an interdisciplinary endeavor, bringing t...

US War on Terrorism, Legal Perspectives on the

Jonathan Hafetz

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2016-09-28

Legal Perspectives on the US War on TerrorismIntroductionThe US War on Terrorism describes important aspects of the United States’ approach to Al Qaed...

Victim-Offender Overlap, The

Chad Posick

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

The Victim-Offender OverlapIntroductionSince the foundational work in victimology at the turn of the 20th century, researchers have acknowledged a rel...

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