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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...

Desistance

Lila Kazemian

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Desistance Introduction In the field of criminology, desistance is generally defined as the cessation of offending or other antisocial beha...

Deterrence

Thomas A. Loughran

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Deterrence Introduction Criminologists have long been interested in the effectiveness of sanctions and sanction threats on subsequent criminal ...

Developmental and Life-Course Criminology

Lila Kazemian

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Developmental and Life-Course Criminology Introduction Developmental and life-course criminology are both concerned with the study of changes i...

Digital Piracy

Thomas Holt

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2015-11-30

Digital Piracy Introduction The problem of digital piracy is diverse and involves the illegal copying of media including software, digital sou...

Driving and Traffic Offenses

Claire Corbett

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Driving and Traffic OffensesIntroduction“Driving offenses” and “traffic offenses” are often treated as synonymous, though some jurisdictions distingui...

Drug Control

Martin Bouchard, Morena Anamali

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Drug Control Introduction A number of psychoactive substances such as cannabis, cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamines have been defined as ill...

Drug Trafficking, International

Erik D. Fritsvold

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

International Drug Trafficking Introduction The global illegal drug trade is massive in scope with sweeping consequences for the developed and...

Drugs and Crime

Richard Wright, Scott Jacques

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Drugs and Crime Introduction The relationship between drugs and crime has a long history and is a mainstay of fiction, widely documented in...

Elder Abuse

Preeti Nijhar

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2021-08-25

Elder AbuseIntroductionCriminological concerns with the victimization of the elderly has developed parallel to, and independently of, the elder abuse ...

Electronically Monitored Home Confinement

William G. Staples, Darcy L. Sullivan

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2019-08-28

Electronically Monitored Home ConfinementIntroductionAs a tactic of control and punishment, “house arrest’’ has been used for millennia to sequester i...

Employee Theft

Jay Kennedy

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Employee TheftIntroductionEmployee theft is a type of crime that is unlike many other crimes primarily because the offenders have legitimate and often...

Environmental Crime and Justice

Michael J. Lynch, Paul B. Stretesky

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Environmental Crime and Justice Introduction Traditionally, environmental crime and justice were viewed as issues for researchers working i...

Experimental Criminology

Lorraine Mazerolle, Sarah Bennett

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Experimental Criminology Introduction Experimental criminology is a family of research methods that involves the controlled study of cause and ...

Extortion

Atanas Rusev

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2020-07-29

ExtortionIntroductionExtortion is a predatory crime similar to other practices such as blackmail, bribery, coercion, and robbery. Extortion practices ...

Family Violence

Karen Terry

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2010-02-15

Family Violence Introduction Broadly defined, family violence is any form of violent crime committed by a family member. The most common ty...

Fear of Crime and Perceived Risk

Lynn A. Addington

Subject: Criminology »

Date Added: 2009-12-14

Fear of Crime and Perceived Risk Introduction Fear of crime constitutes a topic of significant interest for criminologists and has generate...

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