Criminological Key words

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Crime
Is an act forbidden by law or statute
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Recidivism
The rate of criminal re-offending
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Token Economy
This process is based on the idea of meritocracy and creates or maintains positive behaviour.
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Anti-Social Behaviour
This is behaviour that violates social norms or legal boundaries of one or more persons with intent or negligence. Anti-Social behaviour is controlled through ASBO's
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Stereotyping
A generalised and simplified view of an individual or group based on limited evidence
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Modelling
Refers to behaviour being demonstrated, remembered and reproduced
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Eye Witness testimony (EWT)
Is an account person(s) give of an incident they have witnessed
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The rate of criminal re-offending

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Recidivism

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This process is based on the idea of meritocracy and creates or maintains positive behaviour.

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This is behaviour that violates social norms or legal boundaries of one or more persons with intent or negligence. Anti-Social behaviour is controlled through ASBO's

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A generalised and simplified view of an individual or group based on limited evidence

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