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Ch 1: Intro to Criminology

About This Chapter

If you need homework help or a quick way to prepare for upcoming criminology exams, check out this introductory criminology chapter. You can get an overview of the field at any time through this series of informative lessons and self-assessment quizzes.

Intro to Criminology - Chapter Summary

Follow along with our expert criminal justice instructors to review the history of criminology and examine its predominant schools of thought. Each lesson contains concise definitions of foundational criminology terms, plus a short quiz to help you retain the information. You can also print the accompanying lesson transcripts to review after watching the lessons. Use any computer or mobile device to study, and feel free to reach out to our instructors if you have any questions. When you're finished working through the chapter, you'll be able to:

  • Summarize the history of the criminology field
  • Understand the influence of the classical school of criminology
  • Explain the neoclassical criminology school of thought

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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