Criminologists are concerned with crime and criminalization. Their work includes systematic study of the nature and extent of crime and criminalization along with the study of the array of agencies and programs designed to prevent, control and respond to criminal activity over time and place. Criminologists may pay attention to specific issues related to gender, race, class and crime, youth and crime, violence and victimization, criminal law and procedure, policing and crime prevention, restorative justice and global criminology. (University of Manitoba)
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Date modified: May 8, 2020