By Gerben Bruinsma, David Weisburd

ISBN-10: 1461456894

ISBN-13: 9781461456896

ISBN-10: 1461456908

ISBN-13: 9781461456902

The Encyclopedia of Criminology and legal Justice is a global, accomplished reference instrument for the sector of Criminology and felony Justice that's either leading edge in addition to of very excessive medical caliber and status. This 10-volume paintings offers an entire and systematic insurance of the sector that's remarkable. The Encyclopedia "defines the sphere" via its collection of association and entries. It identifies and brings rising rules and traits to the leading edge. The Encyclopedia covers Criminology and legal Justice in ten huge components, with top researchers writing substantial contributions inside their specialty:

  1. Corrections and felony Justice Supervision within the Community
  2. Courts, Sentencing and the Judicial System
  3. Crimes, Criminals and Victims
  4. Crime locations and Situations
  5. Explanations for felony Behavior
  6. Forensic Science
  7. Data, tools, and Statistics
  8. Police and legislation Enforcement
  9. Psychology of Law
  10. Social Interventions and Prevention

This paintings positive aspects nearly six hundred entries, prepared in alphabetical order. The paintings is comprised less than the path of 2 Editors-in-Chief in session with 12 affiliate Editors and greater than a hundred and eighty zone Editors. it truly is an important and dynamic reference for researchers within the fields of Criminology and legal Justice, in addition to precious a learn software for these in comparable fields of the social and behavioral sciences.

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Mastrofski George Mason University, Manassas, VA, USA Katherine E. Masyn Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA, USA Matt Matravers Morrell Centre for Toleration, University of York, York, UK Kristy N. Matsuda Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Missouri-St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA Ross L. Matsueda Department of Sociology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA Rick A. Matthews Carthage College, Kenosha, WI, USA Roger Matthews University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, UK Rob I.

M. Weitekamp University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany Ronald Weitzer Department of Sociology, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA Brandon C. Welsh School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement (NCSR), Amsterdam, The Netherlands Hilde Wermink Department of Criminology and Criminal Law, Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands David B. Wexler International Network on Therapeutic Jurisprudence, University of Puerto Rico School of Law, San Juan, Puerto Rico University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA Rob White School of Social Sciences, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia Matthias Wienroth Centre for Forensic Science, Northumbria University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK Per-Olof H.

Chanenson School of Law, Villanova University, Villanova, PA, USA David Charlton Surrey and Sussex Police Forensic Services, School of Applied Sciences, Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, UK Ali Chaudhary Department of Sociology, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, USA Jorge M. Chavez Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, USA Jehanzeb Cheema University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA Steven M. Chermak School of Criminal Justice, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA National Consortium for the Studies of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START), University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA Stephen Chicoine Department of Sociology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA Yi-Ning Chiu School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Griffith University, Brisbane, QLD, Australia Brendan C.

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