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The Encyclopedia of Crime and Punishment. Edition No. 1. The Wiley Series of Encyclopedias in Criminology & Criminal Justice

  • ID: 3329275
  • Book
  • December 2015
  • 1448 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
The Encyclopedia of Crime and Punishment provides the most comprehensive reference for a vast number of topics relevant to crime and punishment with a unique focus on the multi/interdisciplinary and international aspects of these topics and historical perspectives on crime and punishment around the world.

- Named as one of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles of 2016  - Comprising nearly 300 entries, this invaluable reference resource serves as the most up-to-date and wide-ranging resource on crime and punishment - Offers a global perspective from an international team of leading scholars, including coverage of the strong and rapidly growing body of work on criminology in Europe, Asia, and other areas - Acknowledges the overlap of criminology and criminal justice with a number of disciplines such as sociology, psychology, epidemiology, history, economics, and public health, and law - Entry topics are organized around 12 core substantive areas: international aspects, multi/interdisciplinary aspects, crime types, corrections, policing, law and justice, research methods, criminological theory, correlates of crime, organizations and institutions (U.S.
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Volume I

About the Editors vii

Notes on Contributors ix

Lexicon xliii

Introduction xlvii

Acknowledgments xlix

Crime and Punishment A–C 1

Volume II

Crime and Punishment D–N 467

Volume III

Crime and Punishment O–Z 913

Index 1319

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Wesley G. Jennings University of South Florida, USA.
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