21st Century Criminology: A Reference Handbook

21st Century Criminology: A Reference Handbook

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21st Century Criminology: A Reference Handbook provides straightforward and definitive overviews of 100 key topics comprising traditional criminology and its modern outgrowths. The individual chapters have been designed to serve as a qfirst-lookq reference source for most criminological inquires. Both connected to the sociological origins of criminology (i.e., theory and research methods) and the justice systems' response to crime and related social problems, as well as coverage of major crime types, this two-volume set offers a comprehensive overview of the current state of criminology. From student term papers and masters theses to researchers commencing literature reviews, 21st Century Criminology is a ready source from which to quickly access authoritative knowledge on a range of key issues and topics central to contemporary criminology.OF. CRIMINOLOGY. CHARLES. F. WELLFORD. University of Maryland CRIMINOLOGY AND PUBLIC POLICY ... In large part, criminology is a history of the ideas that have informed the evolution of criminology and that stand as the intellectual ... the discipline as well as the external forces that have sometimes changed the course of criminology and its focus are examined. ... the British soldiers who fired on the citizens of Boston who charged the arms depot atop 10 02-Miller21st-45955.

Title:21st Century Criminology: A Reference Handbook
Publisher:SAGE - 2009-08-06


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