ISBN 9780470658444,The Encyclopedia of Theoretical Criminology

The Encyclopedia of Theoretical Criminology


Polity Press



Polity Press


ISBN 9780470658444

ISBN-10 0470658444

Hard Back

Number of Pages 1048 Pages
Language (English)
The two-volume Encyclopedia of Theoretical Criminology , available in print and online, is the definitive reference resource for theoretical criminology. This encyclopedia offers a state-of-the-art survey of leading theories, concepts, and key figures in the field. It combines this breadth of coverage with the authority and international perspective of an experienced team of contributors, creating a definitive reference resource for students, scholars, and professionals. Comprehensive: Broad coverage spans the origins and evolution of leading theories, major theorists, concepts, applications, and degree of empirical support for both criminology and justice Authoritative: Edited by a leading team of experts in the field and enhanced by contributions from an international group of leading criminology and criminal justice scholars International: 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 and other areas Wide-ranging: Includes coverage of theories of justice, crime, applied criminology, and traditional and alternative criminological theories Multi-format: Publishing simultaneously as a two-volume print set and via Wiley Online Library; visit for further details