Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice (2014 by David Weisburd, Gerben Bruinsma

By David Weisburd, Gerben Bruinsma

The Encyclopedia of Criminology and felony Justice is a global, accomplished reference software for the sector of Criminology and legal Justice that's either leading edge in addition to of very excessive clinical caliber and status. This 10-volume paintings presents a whole and systematic assurance of the sector that's unparalleled. The Encyclopedia "defines the field" via its selection of association and entries. It identifies and brings rising principles and tendencies to the vanguard. The Encyclopedia covers Criminology and felony Justice in ten extensive components, with major researchers writing major contributions inside of their quarter of expertise:

Corrections and felony Justice Supervision within the Community
Courts, Sentencing and the Judicial System
Crimes, Criminals and Victims
Crime locations and Situations
causes for felony Behavior
Forensic Science
facts, equipment, and Statistics
Police and legislation Enforcement
Psychology of Law
Social Interventions and Prevention

This paintings positive factors nearly six hundred entries, equipped in alphabetical order. The paintings is comprised lower than the path of 2 Editors-in-Chief in session with 12 affiliate Editors and greater than one hundred eighty zone Editors. it really is an important and dynamic reference for researchers within the fields of Criminology and legal Justice, in addition to beneficial a study instrument for these in similar fields of the social and behavioral sciences.

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Messner Department of Sociology, Arts, and Sciences, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY, USA Silke Meyer Institute for Social Science Research, The University of Queensland, St. Lucia, QLD, Australia Tom Mijares Texas State University-San Marcos, San Marcos, TX, USA Erin Miller University of Maryland/START Consortium, College Park, MD, USA Andrew Millie Department of Law and Criminology, Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, Lancashire, UK Ojmarrh Mitchell Department of Criminology, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA Terrie E.

According to the model, the focus of interventions should be on individual-level factors (needs) that directly contribute to criminal behavior. The model also stresses that certain types of interventions are more likely to have recidivismreducing effects than others. , antisocial cognitions, antisocial peers, and substance abuse) and target rehabilitative interventions to specific offender needs that are related to recidivism, and (3) utilize evidence-based treatment practices grounded in behavioral and cognitivebehavioral models.

Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, DC, USA Sandra Jo Wilson Peabody Research Institute, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA Andreas Wimmer Department of Sociology, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA Jan M. Winter National Police Services Agency, Zoetermeer, The Netherlands Jessica Woodhams School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK Alissa Pollitz Worden School of Criminal Justice, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY, USA Robert E.

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