Definition of Criminalization

1. Noun. Legislation that makes something illegal. "The criminalization of marijuana"




Definition of Criminalization

1. Noun. The act of making a previously legal activity illegal. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Criminalization

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Criminalization

criminal psychology
criminal record
criminal records
criminal suit
criminalisation
criminalise
criminalised
criminalises
criminalising
criminalism
criminalist
criminalistics
criminalists
criminalities
criminality
criminalization (current term)
criminalize
criminalized
criminalizes
criminalizing
criminally
criminalness
criminals
criminate
criminated
criminates
criminating
crimination
criminations
criminative

Literary usage of Criminalization

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Battle for Ulster: A Study of Internal Security by Tom F. Baldy (1997)
"criminalization To limit the violence and create a sense of normalcy while still operating within the constraints posed by Northern Ireland, ..."

2. A Modern Form of Slavery: Trafficking of Burmese Women and Girls Into by Dorothy Q. Thomas, Sidney Jones (1993)
"1960 criminalization of Prostitution The clear failure of the VD Control Act meaningfully to suppress illegal prostitution, coupled with the drafting at the ..."

3. In a Time of Torture: The Assault on Justice in Egypt's Crackdown on by Human Rights Watch (Organization)., Human Rights Watch (2004)
"B. Moral Panic and the criminalization of "Debauchery" in Egyptian Law Egypt's legislation on sexual conduct does not, despite the government's ..."

4. Out of Sight--Out of Mind?: A Report on Anti-Homeless Laws, Litigation and by Kelly Cunningham (1999)
"Among these are the claims that criminalization is necessary to protect public health and safety, prevent crime, preserve economic vitality, and maintain ..."

5. Confessions at Any Cost: police torture in Russia by Diederik Lohman (1999)
"Prohibition and criminalization of Torture and Ill-Treatment Few elements of international human rights law are as unequivocal as the ban on torture. ..."

6. Academic Freedom in Indonesia: Dismantling Soeharto-era Barriers by Joseph Saunders, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1998)
"THE criminalization OF DISSENT Under Soeharto, citizens who challenged the government's militaristic underpinnings or attempted to organize independent ..."

7. No Homeless People Allowed: A Report on Anti-Homeless Laws, Litigation and by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"Moreover, in some cities, the • examples below exist side-by-side with criminalization responses which have been detailed above. ..."

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