Origin of criminologyfrom Classical Latin crimen, genitive criminis (see crime) + -logy
The definition of criminology is a field of scientific study focused on crimes and criminals.
When you study the underlying causes of crime, this is an example of criminology.
The scientific study of crime, criminals, criminal behavior, and corrections.
Origin of criminologyItalian criminologia Latin crīmen crīmin- accusation ; see crime . Latin -logia -logy
(countable and uncountable, plural criminologies)
criminal + -logy
- Dwayne went on to complete his Bachelor's degree as a double major in criminology and physiology.
- In primitive religions inclusive of almost every serious offence even in fields now regarded as merely social or political, its scope is gradually lessened to a single part of one section of ecclesiastical criminology, following inversely the development of the idea of holiness from the concrete to the abstract, from fetishism to mysticism.