Rhode Island Resource Directory

A Guide to Services Associated with RI 2-1-1

Criminology Research

Code: TR-8000.1500

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.

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