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NCJ Number: 249500 Find in a Library
Title: Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice (Volume 1-5)
Editor(s): Jay Albanese
Date Published: 2014
Page Count: 2760
Publication Number: ISBN: 978-0-470-67028-6
Type: Reference Material
Format: Book (Hardbound); Reference Work
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This encyclopedia offers a state-of-the-art survey on the essential topics within criminology and criminal justice informed by the very latest theory and research.
Abstract: Published in five volumes and comprising over 500 entries on the essential topics within criminology and criminal justice, this reference work offers a state-of-the-art survey informed by the very latest theory and research. It combines this breadth of coverage with the authority and international perspective of an experienced editorial team, creating a definitive reference resource for students, scholars, and professionals in these interdisciplinary and dynamic fields. The work offers wide-ranging coverage spanning 15 substantive areas within criminology and criminal justice, including criminal law, juvenile justice, education and professionalism, history of crime, and victimization; it was edited by one of criminology’s leading authorities, and peer reviewed by a team of 14 associate editors; it is uniquely organized to allow easy searching and cross referencing by keyword, topic, or alphabetical order; it brings together a global team of contributors from 10 countries to offer a unique international perspective on topics such as transnational crime; it combines state-of-the-art coverage of developments in areas such as homeland security and forensic science, with the core topics within criminology and criminal justice; and draws on the very latest theory and research from a number of fields, including criminal justice, criminology, sociology, law, security studies, and the psychology of crime, resulting in a valuable resource that will appeal to all those studying or working in related disciplines.
Main Term(s): Criminal Justice; Criminology
Index Term(s): Reference materials
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