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Descriptor in English: Criminology
Descriptor in Spanish: Criminología
Descriptor in Portuguese: Criminologia
Descriptor in French: Criminologie
Tree number(s): I01.198
Scope note: The study of crime and criminals with special reference to the personality factors and social conditions leading toward, or away from crime.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
DeCS UI: 3436
Descriptor UI: D003418
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1993/06/04
Criminology - Preferred
Concept UI M0005328
Scope note The study of crime and criminals with special reference to the personality factors and social conditions leading toward, or away from crime.
Preferred term Criminology



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