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The SAGE Dictionary of Criminology. 2nd edition

ed. (2005). The SAGE Dictionary of Criminology. 2nd edition. UK: Sage Publications Ltd.

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The Second Edition of the bestselling SAGE Dictionary of Criminology is the ultimate reference tool for students of criminology and criminal justice. It provides an accessible introduction to key theories, concepts and topics, offering comprehensive guidance through the field. The editors have brought together a group of internationally prominent academics and practitioners to produce this definitive reference and research tool.
Each entry contains:
a definition of the concept or topic
distinctive features offering detailed comment on the concept's origins, development and general significance
evaluation of those concepts considered to have greatest theoretical weight and lasting legacy
associated concepts for cross-referencing and mapping connections across various fields and issues
key readings to enable the student to take their knowledge further.
The new edition contains thirty-six new entries covering subjects such as anti-social behaviour, globalization, human trafficking and terrorism. Selected entries have been revised and updated.

Item Type: Edited Book
ISBN: 1-4129-1085-4, 978-1-4129-1085-9
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > History, Religious Studies, Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: International Centre for Comparative Criminological Research (ICCCR)
Harm and Evidence Research Collaborative (HERC)
Item ID: 4393
Depositing User: Users 6043 not found.
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2006
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 09:52
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