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Criminology: A Career Guide
Criminology (from Latin crīmen, "accusation"; and Greek -λογία, -logia) is the scientific study of the nature, extent, causes, control, and prevention... More > of criminal behavior in both the individual and in society. Criminology is an interdisciplinary field in the behavioral sciences, drawing especially upon the research of sociologists (particularly in the sociology of deviance), psychologists and psychiatrists, social anthropologists as well as on writings in law.
This book covers several topics including
- What Is The Definition Of Criminology?
- How To Use Criminology And Forensic Science To Effectively Solve Crimes
- Exploring The British Journal Of Criminology
- How To Understand Criminology Theories
- Who Is Qualified To Receive A Criminology Online Degree
- Examining Careers In Criminology
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Introspection, Overview & Understanding of Applied Criminology (Revised Edition) 2013
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The social scientific development of theory and knowledge not only takes place within the heads of individuals, but as well, within particular institutional domains. In contrast, Criminology is... More > contested, contradictory and interdisciplinary discourse marked by contrast, incursion, interactions, translations, deviations and transgressions.
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Social Disorganization and Strain Theories: A Historical Perspective on Contemporary Theories of Criminology
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An intense analysis of these early theories is required in order to conduct a critical examination of contemporary criminological philosophies. Contemporary criminologists and academic scholars... More > continue to employ forms of social disorganization and strain theory into new theoretical models. The strengths and deficiencies attributable to this early theory continue to enhance understanding of a plethora of studies proposed as facilitators in the quest to determine causation of deviant,
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“Crime and Gender, Feminist Views on Criminological Bias Require Objective & Empirical Research
Pipher makes the case for the proposition that we are living in an evolving, less nurturing society. In this society, we are woefully inadequate and unprepared to address the specific issues... More > adolescent girls (exclusively) must confront. I do not take issue with the notion that “...adolescence is when girls experience social pressure to put aside their authentic selves and to display only a small portion of their gifts” (Pipher P22) These pressures do result in numerous cases of alcohol abuse, eating disorders and even sexually transmitted diseases. (Pipher P 27) However, to suggest that these are for the most part gender related issues is simply not true. Pipher's thesis is that adolescence “... has always been hard, but it’s harder now because of cultural changes in the last decade,” (Pipher P28) and concludes that “...“I found girls to be obsessed with complicated and intense relationships.” (Pipher P35)< Less
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Author's experiences with the Argentinean and the American criminal justice systems.
The solutions to the Argentinean state of chaos regarding crime.