The Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice is an international, comprehensive reference tool for the field of Criminology and Criminal Justice that is both cutting edge as well as of very high scientific quality and prestige. This 10-volume work provides a complete and systematic coverage of the field that is unprecedented. The Encyclopedia "defines the field" through its choice of organization and entries. It identifies and brings emerging ideas and trends to the forefront. The Encyclopedia covers Criminology and Criminal Justice in ten broad areas, with leading researchers writing substantive contributions within their area of expertise:Corrections and Criminal Justice Supervision in the CommunityCourts, Sentencing and the Judicial SystemCrimes, Criminals and VictimsCrime Places and SituationsExplanations for Criminal BehaviorForensic ScienceData, Methods, and StatisticsPolice and Law EnforcementPsychology of LawSocial Interventions and Prevention
This work features approximately 600 entries, organized in alphabetical order. The work is comprised under the direction of two Editors-in-Chief in consultation with 12 Associate Editors and more than 180 Area Editors. It is an essential and dynamic reference for researchers in the fields of Criminology and Criminal Justice, as well as useful a research tool for those in related fields of the social and behavioral sciences.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 5632
Weight: 13550 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 22 mm
Edition: 2014 ed.
From the book reviews:"The encyclopedia will provide an international and comprehensive resource not only identifying the past and current research related to this field, but also identifying emerging trends. ... Springer set a high goal for this resource in attempting to create an authoritative resource. The publisher has clearly maintained their reputation of producing only quality products and the Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice is highly recommended." (Scott Millard, Reference Reviews, Vol. 28 (8), 2014)
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