CRIME AND CRIMINOLOGY*
SOME LEGAL DEFINITIONS Legally, a crime is an act made punishable by law. A criminal is one who has committed such a legally forbidden act. Yet there are other criteria which determine whether a person may be dealt with as a criminal. 1. Regardless of his act, he must be of c...
THE PSYCHOLOGICAL FRAMEWORK
OF SUICIDE TERRORISM
Since 1993, attempts have been made to portray Palestinian-Arab perpetrators of suicide bombings as desperate individuals understandably coping with a difficult situation, in effect, transforming the attackers into victims, and thus diminishing th...
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Concepts of Crime, Law, and Criminology
How is crime defined? How much crime is there, and what are the trends and patterns in the crime rate? How many people fall victim to crime, and who is likely to become a crime victim? How did our system of criminal law develop, and what...
NATURE AND SCOPE OF CRIMINOLOGY – week 2
1. Defining criminology
Criminology is a combination of two Latin words:
Crimen – crime
Logus or logy – science
It is the science or study of crime. It is concerned with the conduct of individuals which is prohibited by society and law....
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Stephen P. Robbins
—San Diego State University
Timothy A. Judge
—University of Notre Dame
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Robert K. Merton
Merton developed strain theory, which falls within the general category of functionlism. According to Merton, deviance within society is as a result of the culture and structure of society itself. His theory is based on the idea that all members...
PAPER SOCIAL NETWORKS
“ An Integrative Approach on Criminal and Delinquent Networks”
The selection of friends is among one of the most personal of human choices (Huckfeldt, 1983). The social network of a person can take different forms and have different functions (Fischer, 1982). Huckfeldt...