Criminology

Criminology

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  • Institute of Criminology, Sidgwick Site
    The Institute of Criminology building

The Institute of Criminology, founded by Sir Leon Radzinowicz in 1959, has exerted a strong influence on the development of the discipline. Research interests include prisons, adolescent and young adult development, penal theory and ethics, and understanding of the causes, the consequences, and the prevention of interpersonal violence.

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The wetlands of the Camargue, France. Image copyright Josef Grunig and used under a Creative Commons licence
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