By J. Mitchell Miller,Richard A. Wright

This three-volume paintings bargains a entire evaluate of the pivotal innovations, measures, theories, and practices that contain criminology and felony justice.

No longer only a subtopic of sociology, criminology has turn into an self sufficient educational box of analysis that comes with scholarship from a variety of disciplines together with psychology, political technology, behavioral technological know-how, legislations, economics, public future health, family members reports, social paintings, and so forth. The three-volume Encyclopedia of Criminology provides the newest examine in addition to the normal issues which mirror the field's multidisciplinary nature in one, authoritative reference paintings.

More than 525 alphabetically prepared entries via the prime gurus within the self-discipline include this definitive, overseas source. The pivotal suggestions, measures, theories, and practices of the sphere are addressed with an emphasis on comparative criminology and felony justice. whereas the first concentration of the paintings is on American criminology and modern legal justice within the usa, vast international assurance of alternative countries' justice platforms is incorporated, and the expanding overseas nature of crime is explored thoroughly.

Providing the main updated scholarship as well as the normal theories on criminology, the Encyclopedia of Criminology is the fundamental one-stop reference for college kids and students alike to discover the large expanse of this multidisciplinary field.

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