Criminology notes for css.pdf

 I. Introduction  Basic concepts used in understanding crime, criminality and criminal.  II. Understanding Criminology  Definition, meaning and scope of criminology, Criminology and criminal law, Crime as social problem, Crime and social organization, related concepts: Deviance, Sin and Vice  III. Crime and Criminals  Occasional criminals, Habitual criminals, Professional criminals, White- collar crime, Organized crime, corporate crimes.  IV. Crime and Criminality: Theoretical Perspectives  Early explanation of criminal behavior  Classical School  Positivist School (Biological and Psychological Explanations)  Positivist School (Sociological Explanation)  Social Disorganization theory  Strain theory  Social Control theory

Criminology notes for css.pdf

 I. Introduction

 Basic concepts used in understanding crime, criminality and criminal.

 II. Understanding Criminology

 Definition, meaning and scope of criminology, Criminology and criminal law,

Crime as social problem, Crime and social organization, related concepts:

Deviance, Sin and Vice

 III. Crime and Criminals

 Occasional criminals, Habitual criminals, Professional criminals, White-

collar crime, Organized crime, corporate crimes.

 IV. Crime and Criminality: Theoretical Perspectives

 Early explanation of criminal behavior

 Classical School

 Positivist School (Biological and Psychological Explanations)

 Positivist School (Sociological Explanation)

 Social Disorganization theory

 Strain theory

 Social Control theory





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