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Concise Dictionary of Crime and Justice

Concise Dictionary of Crime and Justice - 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0761921769

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ISBN10: 0761921761
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Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc.
Published: 2002
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Concise Dictionary of Crime and Justice - 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0761921769

Mark S. Davis

ISBN13: 978-0761921769
ISBN10: 0761921761
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 02
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc.

Published: 2002
International: No
Summary

A handy reference for students, professionals, and anyone interested in criminal justice and criminology, The Concise Dictionary of Crime and Justice is an excellent, wide-ranging resource with clear definitions for over 2,000 key criminal justice terms. Often going beyond simple definitions, the dictionary presents and explains common misperceptions for selected entries.

The concise definitions of terms will be easily accessible to a wide audience¾ from students in introductory courses to professionals looking to brush up on key terms. Some of the topics covered in entries include: abduction, cycle of violence, eyewitness testimony, facial reconstruction, habeas corpus, La Cosa Nostra, Nuremberg Principle, Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO), typology, Walker spy ring, and zoophilia.

Features/Benefits:

  • Over 2,000 entries
  • A complete, current definition of the term
  • A discussion of common misconceptions or controversies surrounding the term
  • A cross-reference to other entries in the dictionary



Author Bio

David, Mark S. :

Mark S. Davis is Chief Criminologist in Ohio's Office of Criminal Justice Services. He holds BA, MA and PhD degrees from The Ohio State University, where he occasionally teaches criminology. Grand proposals he has authored or coauthored have resulted in awards from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, the National Science Foundation, the Office of Criminal Justice Services, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. His research has appeared in the Journal of Criminal Justice, Social Justice Research, and Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management

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