The Encyclopedia of Theoretical Criminology

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2014-04-07
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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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.

  • Broad coverage spans the origins and evolution of leading theories, major theorists, concepts, applications, and degree of empirical support for both criminology and justice
  • 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
  • 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
  • Includes coverage of theories of justice, crime, applied criminology, and traditional and alternative criminological theories
2 Volumes

Author Biography

Editor-in-Chief J. Mitchell Miller is Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Texas at San Antonio, USA. He is the former editor of the Journal of Crime and Justice and Journal of Criminal Justice Education, a Fellow of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, and a Past President of the Southern Criminal Justice Association. Dr. Miller has authored multiple books including Crime and Criminals (with Frank R. Scarpitti and Amie L. Nielsen, 2nd edition, ed. 2009) and Criminological Theory: A Brief Introduction (with Christopher J. Schreck, Richard Tewksbury, and J. C. Barnes, 4th edition, 2013).

Table of Contents

About the Editors vii

Notes on Contributors ix

Lexicon xxxv

Preface xxxix

Volume I Theoretical Criminology A–K 1

Volume II Theoretical Criminology L–Z 487

Index 957

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