The Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Editor/Author Albanese, Jay S.
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Wiley

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-470-67028-6
Category: Social Sciences - Criminology & Law
Image Count: 9
Book Status: Available
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This encyclopedia offers a state-of-the-art survey informed by the very latest theory and research. It combines this breadth of coverage with the authority and international perspective of an experienced editorial team, creating a definitive reference resource for students, scholars, and professionals in these interdisciplinary and dynamic fields.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Editors
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Lexicon
  • Introduction
  • Acknowledgments
  • A
  • Abortion and Crime
  • Abuse of Animals
  • Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
  • Accomplices
  • Accreditation of Criminal Justice Agencies
  • Actus Reus
  • Adler Freda
  • Adversary System
  • Aftercare and Reentry
  • Age
  • Agriculture Crime
  • Akers Ronald
  • Alcohol Use and Crime
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • American Correctional Association
  • American Society of Criminology
  • Amnesty and Pardon
  • Ancient Legal Traditions
  • Animals as Victims
  • Appeal
  • Appellate Courts
  • Arraignment
  • Arrest
  • Arson
  • Art Crime
  • Assassination
  • Assault and Battery
  • Assignment of Counsel for Indigents
  • Attempt and Incomplete Offenses
  • Auburn System
  • B
  • Bail
  • Bail Bondsmen
  • Balanced and Restorative Justice
  • Battered Woman Syndrome
  • Beccaria Cesare
  • Bentham Jeremy
  • Bill of Rights
  • Biological Theories of Crime
  • Biosocial Explanations of Crime
  • Blended Sentencing
  • Blumstein Alfred
  • Boot Camps
  • Boot Camps for Juveniles
  • Braithwaite John
  • Bribery
  • Broken Windows
  • Bullying
  • Burglary
  • C
  • Campus Crime
  • Capital Punishment and Costs
  • Capital Punishment and Deterrence
  • Capital Punishment and Legal Standing
  • Capital Punishment and Wrongful Convictions
  • Careers in Corrections
  • Careers in Courts and Adjudication
  • Careers in Criminal Justice, Private Sector
  • Careers in Forensic Science
  • Careers in Law Enforcement
  • Case Study Research
  • Causation
  • Certification of Criminal Justice Academic Programs
  • Chambliss William
  • Chemical Castration
  • Chesney-Lind Meda
  • Child Abuse
  • Child Savers
  • Child Soldiers
  • Child Victims
  • Civic Engagement
  • Civil Disobedience
  • Civil Liberties
  • Civil Remedies for Crime Victims
  • Civil Rights and Criminal Justice
  • Civilian Review Boards
  • Classical Criminology
  • Cloward Richard
  • Collective Efficacy
  • Colonial America Criminal Justice
  • Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children
  • Common Law Justice Systems
  • Community Corrections
  • Community Policing
  • Competency to Stand Trial
  • Compstat
  • Conflict Theories of Crime
  • Consent Defense
  • Conspiracy
  • Constitution and Criminal Justice
  • Content Analysis
  • Convict Leasing
  • Corporal Punishment
  • Corporate Crime
  • Corporate Criminal Liability
  • Corpus Delicti
  • Corrections Officers
  • Corruption
  • Costs of Crime (Issues in Measurement)
  • Costs of Crime Victimization
  • Counterfeiting
  • Counter-Terrorism
  • Cressey Donald
  • Crime Drop of the 1990s
  • Crime and the Economy
  • Crime Mapping
  • Crime Victims and the Media
  • Crimes Against Humanity
  • Criminal Identification, History of
  • Criminal Justice Process
  • Criminal Responsibility
  • Criminal Sanctions
  • Criminology
  • Criminology, History of
  • Critical Criminology
  • Cross-Sectional Research Design
  • Cruel and Unusual Punishment and the Eighth Amendment
  • Cybercrime and Computer Crime
  • D
  • Dark Figure of Crime (Problems of Estimation)
  • Date Rape
  • Day Fines
  • Decriminalization
  • Defense Counsel
  • Defenses to Criminal Liability
  • Deinstitutionalization
  • Delinquency of Minors, Contributing to
  • Delinquency Prevention
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Determinate Sentencing
  • Deviance
  • Differential Association Theory
  • Differential Opportunity Theory
  • Digital Forgery
  • Digital Piracy
  • Diminished Capacity
  • Discovery
  • Disenfranchisement of Felons
  • Disproportionate Minority Confinement
  • Disproportionate Minority Contact
  • Distance Learning
  • Diversion
  • Domestic Violence
  • Double Jeopardy
  • Driving Under the Influence
  • Drug Control Policy
  • Drug Courts
  • Drug Crimes
  • Drug Enforcement
  • Drug Trafficking
  • Drug Use
  • Due Process
  • Due Process and Juvenile Justice
  • Dueling
  • Durkheim Emile
  • E
  • Education and Crime
  • Education and Training in Law
  • Eighth Amendment and Juveniles
  • Elder Abuse
  • Elderly Inmates
  • Electronic Monitoring
  • Electronic Surveillance
  • Elements of a Crime
  • Embezzlement
  • Employee Theft
  • Entrapment
  • Environmental Crime
  • Environmental Criminology
  • Environmental Design
  • Ethics and Criminal Justice Professions
  • Europol
  • Evaluation Research
  • Exclusionary Rule
  • Exclusionary Rule, Exceptions to
  • Expert Witness
  • Extortion and Blackmail
  • Eyewitness Identification
  • F
  • Families
  • Families of Law
  • Family Court
  • Farrington David
  • Fear of Crime
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • The Beginning, 1908–1923
  • Organization
  • Personnel
  • Reports and Publications
  • Federal Law Enforcement
  • Federal Prosecutors
  • Felonies
  • Felony Courts
  • Female Genital Mutilation
  • Females in the Juvenile Justice System
  • Feminist Theories of Criminal Behavior
  • Fifth Amendment
  • Fifth Amendment and Juveniles
  • Fines, Forfeiture, and Fees
  • Firearms
  • Firearms Trafficking
  • Foreign Language
  • Forensic Evidence
  • Forensic Science
  • Fourth Amendment
  • Fourth Amendment and Juveniles
  • Fraud
  • Furlough
  • G
  • Gambling
  • Geis Gilbert
  • Gender
  • General Strain Theory
  • Genetic Theories of Criminal Behavior
  • Genetics and Crime
  • Genocide
  • Geographic Location
  • Globalization and Crime
  • Grand Jury
  • Group Homes/Foster Care
  • Gun Control Policy
  • H
  • Habeas Corpus
  • Halfway Houses
  • Hate Crime
  • Hate Crime (Issues in Measurement)
  • Hate Crime—Sexual Orientation
  • Hirschi Travis
  • Historical Research Methods
  • Homeland Security
  • Homicide, Criminal (Manslaughter)
  • Homicide, Criminal (Murder)
  • Hoover J. Edgar
  • House Arrest
  • Human Ecology
  • Human Rights
  • Human Smuggling
  • Human Trafficking
  • Human Trafficking (Issues in Measurement)
  • I
  • Identity Theft
  • Illegal Immigrants and Corrections
  • Immigration, Crime, and Criminal Justice
  • Immunity
  • Indeterminate Sentencing
  • Indictment
  • Indigent Defendants
  • Initial Appearance
  • Inmate Subcultures
  • Innocence Project
  • Insanity Defense
  • Institutional Anomie Theory
  • Intellectual Property Theft
  • Intelligence and Crime
  • Intelligence-led Policing
  • Intensive Supervision Programs
  • Intermediate Sanctions
  • International Crime Victims Survey
  • International Crimes
  • International Criminal Justice Standards
  • International Criminal Law
  • International Guidelines on Victimization
  • International Law Enforcement
  • International Legal Status of Children
  • International Rates of Imprisonment
  • International and Supranational Courts
  • Internships
  • Interpol
  • Interrogations and Confessions
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Intoxication Defense
  • Irwin John
  • Islamic Law Justice Systems
  • J
  • Jails
  • Judge, Role of
  • Judicial Selection at the State Level
  • Judicial Selection and Removal at the Federal Level
  • Judicial Training
  • Jurisdiction
  • Jury Selection and Behavior
  • Jury Trial
  • Justice on the American Frontier
  • Juvenile Arrests
  • Juvenile Court
  • Juvenile Delinquency Trends
  • Juvenile Detention
  • Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act
  • Juvenile Probation
  • Juvenile Sex Offenders
  • Juvenile Street Gangs
  • Juvenile Violence
  • Juveniles and Criminal Procedure
  • Juveniles Tried as Adults
  • Juveniles as Victims
  • K
  • Kidnapping
  • L
  • Labeling and Symbolic Interaction Theories of Crime
  • Labor History and Violence
  • Larceny (Theft)
  • Law Enforcement Assistance Administration
  • Learning Communities
  • Left Realism Theory
  • Legal Profession, History of
  • Legal Rights of Prisoners
  • Life-Course and Development Theories of Crime
  • Loansharking
  • Lombroso Cesare
  • Longitudinal Research
  • Lynching
  • M
  • McCord Joan
  • McKay Henry
  • Mandatory Sentences
  • Maritime Piracy, History of
  • Marxist Criminology
  • Mass Murder
  • Matza David
  • Media
  • Mens Rea
  • Mental Illness and Crime
  • Merton Robert
  • Meta-Analysis
  • Military Law Enforcement
  • Miranda Warning
  • Misdemeanor Courts
  • Mistake of Fact/Mistake of Law
  • Mixed Methods
  • Money Laundering
  • Moral Development
  • Motion to Suppress
  • Mounted Police Tradition
  • Mueller Gerhard O. W.
  • Municipal Law Enforcement
  • N
  • National Institute of Justice
  • National Longitudinal Survey of Youth
  • National Prison Congress
  • Nativism
  • Necessity
  • Ness Eliot
  • New York City Police Department
  • NIBRS
  • O
  • Obscenity and Pornography
  • Obstruction of Justice
  • Offender Classification
  • Official Records
  • Ohlin Lloyd
  • Organized Crime
  • Overcriminalization
  • P
  • Parens Patriae
  • Parental Responsibility for Juveniles' Acts
  • Parental Rights, Termination of
  • Parole and Parolees
  • Peacemaking Criminology
  • Peel Robert and The Metropolitan Police
  • Peer Groups and Delinquency
  • Penal Colonies
  • Pennsylvania System
  • Perjury
  • Petersilia Joan
  • Piracy in Colonial Era
  • Plea-bargaining
  • Police and Civil Liability
  • Police Culture
  • Police Discretion
  • Police Handling of Crime Victims
  • Police History, United States
  • Police Misconduct
  • Police Operations
  • Police Patrol
  • Police Pursuits
  • Police Stress
  • Police Training
  • Police Use of Force
  • Policewomen and Matrons
  • Policing Juveniles
  • Policy Research
  • Political Patronage
  • Politics and Crime Policy
  • Pornography
  • Positive Criminology
  • Post Conviction Review
  • Power Control Theory
  • Prediction of Crime (Issues in Measurement)
  • Prejudicial Pretrial Publicity
  • Preliminary Hearing
  • Presentence Investigation Report
  • Pretrial Detention
  • Pretrial Diversion
  • Pretrial Release
  • Pretrial Service Agencies
  • Prison Administration
  • Prison Gangs
  • Prison Riots
  • Prison Violence
  • Prison Work
  • Prisonization
  • Prisons
  • Prisons for Juveniles
  • Prisons, Privatization of
  • Private Police Services
  • Probable Cause
  • Probation and Probationers
  • Problem-oriented Policing
  • Problem-solving Courts
  • Professionalism in Corrections
  • Progressive Era
  • Prosecutor
  • Prosecutorial Discretion
  • Prostitution
  • Protection against Self-Incrimination
  • Protection of Human Subjects
  • Psychological Theories of Crime
  • Q
  • Qualitative Research
  • Quantitative Research
  • Quasi-Experimental Designs
  • Quinney Richard
  • R
  • Race/Ethnicity
  • Racial Profiling
  • Racial Profiling (Issues in Measurement)
  • Racketeering
  • Rampage Killings
  • Rape and Sexual Assault
  • Rational Choice Theory
  • Reasonable Suspicion
  • Reasonableness Standard
  • Recidivism (Issues in Measurement)
  • Reckless Walter
  • Reformatory Movement
  • Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation for Juveniles
  • Reiss Albert
  • Reliability
  • Religion/Ideology and Crime
  • Repeat Victimization
  • Residential Treatment Centers
  • Restitution
  • Restorative Justice
  • Retribution
  • Right to Counsel
  • Rioting in America
  • Roaring Twenties
  • Robbery
  • Routine Activities and Crime
  • Rural Policing
  • S
  • Sampling
  • Scarpitti Frank
  • School Crime (Problems in Measurement)
  • School Crime and Violence
  • Schools
  • Search and Seizure
  • Search Warrant Exceptions
  • Search Warrants
  • Secondary Data Analysis
  • Selective Incapacitation
  • Self-Control Theory
  • Self-Defense
  • Self-Report Surveys
  • Sellin Thorsten
  • Sentencing
  • Sentencing Guidelines
  • Serial Murder
  • Service Learning
  • Sex Crimes
  • Sex Offenders
  • Sex in Prison
  • Shaming Punishments
  • Shaw Clifford
  • Sheriffs and County Law Enforcement
  • Sheriff's Departments
  • Sherman Lawrence
  • Shock Probation
  • Shoplifting
  • Short James
  • Sixth Amendment
  • Sixth Amendment and Juveniles
  • Smuggling of Cultural Artifacts
  • Social Bandits
  • Social Bonding Theory
  • Social Control Theories
  • Social Disorganization Theory
  • Social Learning Theory
  • Social Process Theories
  • Sources of Criminal Law (Statutes, Case Law, Ordinances, Regulations)
  • Southern Crime and Justice
  • Stalking and Cyberstalking
  • State Law Enforcement
  • State Prosecutors
  • Status Offenders/Offenses
  • Statutory Rape
  • Stolen Goods Markets
  • Strain Theory
  • Strict Liability
  • Subcultural Theories of Crime
  • Substantive versus Procedural Criminal Law
  • Suicide, Assisted
  • Suicide by Cop
  • Survey Research
  • Suspended Sentence
  • Sutherland Edwin
  • Sykes Gresham
  • T
  • Tannenbaum Frank
  • Teen Courts
  • Terrorism, Domestic
  • Terrorism, International
  • Theoretical Integration
  • Theory and Public Policy
  • Therapeutic Communities
  • Three Strikes Laws
  • Torture
  • Trafficking in Body Parts (Organs)
  • Training in Corrections
  • Training in Law Enforcement
  • Transfer of Juveniles to Adult Court
  • Transnational Gangs
  • Transnational Organized Crime
  • Treason
  • Trespass
  • Truth in Sentencing
  • U
  • United Nations Crime Conventions
  • United Nations Role in International Criminal Justice
  • US Marshals
  • USA Patriot Act
  • V
  • Validity
  • Victim Advocacy
  • Victim Compensation Programs
  • Victim Impact Statements
  • Victim–Offender Relationship
  • Victim Precipitation
  • Victim Profiles
  • Victim/Witness Services in Juvenile Court
  • Victimization, Theories of
  • Victimization Patterns
  • Victimization Surveys
  • Victimless Crime
  • Victimology
  • Victims of Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking
  • Victims' Rights
  • Vigilantism
  • Violence Against Women Act
  • Vollmer August
  • Voyeurism and Exhibitionism
  • W
  • Warehousing Prisoners
  • Watch and Ward System
  • White-collar Crimes
  • Wilderness Programs
  • Wilson James Q.
  • Wilson O. W.
  • Witch Hunts
  • Witnesses, Examination of
  • Wolfgang Marvin
  • Women in Prison
  • Workplace Violence
  • Wrongful Convictions