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The scientific study of crime, criminals, criminal behavior, and corrections.

[Italian criminologia : Latin crīmen, crīmin-, accusation; see crime + Latin -logia, -logy.]

crim′i·no·log′i·cal (-nə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
crim′i·no·log′i·cal·ly adv.
crim′i·nol′o·gist n.
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Adj.1.criminological - of or relating to or involved in criminology
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He abstracted the severed head of Becker on some criminological excuse, and took it home in his official box.
They identify several key issues useful in informing the conceptual approach in this book: the study of war within criminology is not new; war as a topic has garnered less attention at key historical moments when war, conflict and genocides have emerged; existent criminological literature addressing war has had trouble gaining consistent traction within either mainstream facets of the disciplines or those related to critical criminology; much more is required in order to ensure that criminological scholarship has continued relevance and contributions to make vis-a-vis the academic study of war.
If the cultural rural is a necessary rural, then the bulk of the extant rural criminology is simply criminological analysis of rural issues (which, it is worth noting, might not even be distinctly rural).
These criminological investigations have only one purpose: to bring to justice those who violate human rights.
Fasihuddin (PSP) is the President of Pakistan Society of Criminology and Editor-in-Chief of the HEC-recognized Pakistan Journal of Criminology which he established in 2008 for promoting criminological studies and policing sciences in Pakistan and for raising the image of Pakistan in the global community of academics and researchers.
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Criminology and criminological theory generally are not only facing these conservative trends but meanwhile have lost touch with left-leaning and radical scholarship more prevalent in the 1960s.
It provides an introduction to economic theory and analysis, and demonstrates how economics informs, and has further potential to inform, understanding in various areas of criminological concern.
A poll conducted by Egypt's Al Ahram National Centre for Social and Criminological Research regarding the current presidential candidates has indicated that the former Egyptian FM, Dr.
Those are a complex set of criminological factors that I would need to be satisfied had been dealt with before I would even consider him for parole.