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NCJ Number: 157047 Find in a Library
Title: Contemporary Masters in Criminology
Editor(s): J McCord; J H Laub
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 412
Sponsoring Agency: Plenum Press
New York, NY 10013
Publication Number: ISBN 0-306-44960-9
Sale Source: Plenum Press
233 Spring Street
New York, NY 10013
United States of America
Type: Collected Work
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Articles discussing various topics in criminology are presented.
Abstract: This volume presents a collection of previously published articles by past presidents of the American Society of Criminology (ASC). Topics of the articles include the philosophy of punishment, policing, the politics of crime and crime control, criminological theory, drug use, white-collar crime, female crime, the study of deviance, parole, prediction studies, and criminal justice policy. Several of the articles provide an historical context for the student of criminology and criminal justice. References and/or notes are included at the end of each article. Appendixes include a list of past presidents of the ASC and attendees and topics of the ASC Fiftieth Year Celebration held November 22, 1991. An index is provided.
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Corrections; Courts; Juveniles; Police
Note: The Plenum Series in Crime and Justice.
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