Term Criminology Research
Code TR-8000.1500
Definition Programs that conduct research which focuses on crime as a sociopathological phenomenon, the behavior of criminals and the social institutions that have evolved to respond to crime. Research may focus on the theory of crime; the psychological and social bases of criminal behavior; social value systems and the theory of punishment; criminal law and criminal justice systems; penology; rehabilitation and recidivism; studies of specific types of crime; social attitudes and policy; and applications to specific issues in law enforcement administration and policy.
Created 2/15/07
Changed 8/8/07
Use References Crime and Delinquency Research
See Also References Crime Statistics (TJ-8000.1600)
Criminal Justice and Legal Services (F)
Criminal Justice Associations (TN-1500)
Forensic Dentistry (LV-1600.2300)
Forensic Genetic Testing (LF-5350.2000)
Forensic Mental Health Evaluation (RP-5000.2000)
Forensic Psychiatric Hospitals (RM-3300.6500-200)
Legal Associations (TN-4600)
External Classification Terms Other Government/Economic Services (CAN OT-600)
Other Government/Economic Services (USA OT-600)
Research & Information (Law Enforcement) (UW
Research Institutes & Public Policy Analysis (V) (NTE V05)
Social Science, General/Other (NPC V01)
Social Science N.E.C. (NTE V99)
Related Concepts
Facet Service
Bibliographic References Classification of Instructional Programs: 2000 Edition, National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, May, 2002, NCES 2002-165.

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