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Crime - Wikipedia
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In ordinary language, a crime is an unlawful act punishable by a state or other authority. The term "crime" does not, in modern criminal law, have any simple and universally accepted definition, though statutory definitions have been provided for certain purposes. The most popular view is that crime is a category created by  ...
Organized crime - Wikipedia
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Unique also were the use of slangs and argots used by Victorian criminal societies to distinguish each other. One of the most infamous crime bossos in the Victorian underworld was Adam Worth, who was nicknamed "the Napoleon of the criminal world" or "the Napoleon of Crime", became the inspiration behind the popular ...
List of criminal enterprises, gangs and syndicates - ...
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The Triads is a popular name for a number of Chinese criminal secret societies, which have existed in various forms over the centuries (see for example Tiandihui). However, not all Chinese gangs fall into line with these traditional groups, as many non-traditional criminal organizations have formed, both in China and the ...
Origin of Crime in Society (Part I) - The Atlantic
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The first installment in a sociologist's three-part study.
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Pages in category "Secret societies related to organized crime". The following 37 pages are in this category, out of 37 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
Crime Syndicate of America - Wikipedia
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In Countdown #31, the name of this team is revealed to be the Crime Society of America. The Society are said to be evil doppelgangers of the heroes of Earth-2, and make their first solo appearance in Countdown Presents The Search for Ray Palmer: Crime Society #1 written by ...
Strain theory (sociology) - Wikipedia
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In sociology and criminology, strain theory states that social structures within society may pressure citizens to commit crime. Following on the work of Émile Durkheim, strain theories have been advanced by Robert King Merton (1938), Albert K. Cohen (1955), Richard Cloward, Lloyd Ohlin (1960), Neil Smelser ( 1963), ...
Society Doesn't Cause Crime, Says Dr. Stanton E. Samenow ...
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May 14, 1984 ... Murder is exciting. Robbery is exhilarating. Criminals commit crimes not because they come from underprivileged homes, take drugs or watch a lot of violence on TV but because they like to. This chilling view of criminal motivation is the centerpiece of Inside the Criminal Mind (New York Times Books, ...
Children committing hate crimes reflects our society - CNN - ...
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Sep 16, 2017 ... David A. Love writes that white teens attempting to lynch a black 8-year-old boy in New Hampshire shows how kids are being influenced by the racism that has erupted.
Criminal justice - Wikipedia
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In the United States, criminal justice policy has been guided by the 1967 President's Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice, which issued a ground-breaking report "The Challenge of Crime in a Free Society". This report made more than 200 recommendations as part of a comprehensive approach ...
White-collar crime - Wikipedia
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Although, white-collar crime poses a serious threat in today's society, it becomes extremely difficult to identify. The FBI, concerned with identifying this type of offense, collects annual statistical information on only three categories: fraud, counterfeiting/forgery, and embezzlement. All other types of white-collar crime are listed ...
Think religion makes society less violent? Think again. - LA ...
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Oct 30, 2015 ... In fact, we find just the opposite: Those societies today that are the most religious — where faith in God is strong and religious participation is high — tend to have the highest violent crime rates, while those societies in which faith and church attendance are the weakest — the most secular societies — tend ...
Crime prevention - Wikipedia
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Crime prevention is the attempt to reduce and deter crime and criminals. It is applied specifically to efforts made by governments to reduce crime, enforce the law, and maintain criminal justice. Contents. [hide]. 1 Studies; 2 Types; 3 Situational crime prevention. 3.1 Introduction and description. 4 Applying SCP to information ...
Crime - Wikiquote
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Alternately translated as: "Poverty sets a reduced price on crime"; in The Viking Book of Aphorisms (1962). There are few better measures of the concern a society has for its individual members and its own well being than the way it handles criminals. Ramsey Clark keynote address, American Correctional Association ...
Living without cash: Would a cash-free world have lower ...
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Mar 9, 2012 ... She suspects that financial crime would increase in a cashless society, since it's easier to move electronic currency fast. Paper bills can be unwieldy, she pointed out: Because withdrawing reams of Benjamins might raise a red flag, most illegal sales involve tens and twenties. A suitcase containing large ...

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