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Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice free pdf The Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice is an international, comprehensive reference tool for the field of Criminology and Criminal Justice that is both cutting edge as well as of very high scientific quality and prestige. This 10-volume work provides a complete and systematic coverage of the field that is unprecedented. The Encyclopedia "defines the field" through its choice of organization and entries. It identifies and brings emerging ideas and trends to the forefront. The Encyclopedia covers Criminology and Criminal Justice in ten broad areas, with leading researchers writing substantive contributions within their area of expertise: * Corrections and Criminal Justice Supervision in the Community* Courts, Sentencing and the Judicial System* Crimes, Criminals and Victims* Crime Places and Situations* Explanations for Criminal Behavior* Forensic Science* Data, Methods, and Statistics* Police and Law Enforcement* Psychology of Law* Social Interventions and Prevention This work features approximately 600 entries, organized in alphabetical order. The work is comprised under the direction of two Editors-in-Chief in consultation with 12 Associate Editors and more than 180 Area Editors. It is an essential and dynamic reference for researchers in the fields of Criminology and Criminal Justice, as well as useful a research tool for those in related fields of the social and behavioral sciences.

About David Weisburd

ABOUT THE EDITORS: David Weisburd is Walter E. Meyer Professor of Law and Criminal Justice and Director of the Institute of Criminology at the Hebrew University Faculty of Law, and Distinguished Professor of Administration of Justice at George Mason University. He is an elected Fellow of the American Society of Criminology and of the Academy of Experimental Criminology. He is also Co-Chair of the steering committee of the Campbell Collaboration Crime and Justice Group, a member of the Harvard University/National Institute of Justice Executive Session in Policing, and of the National Research Council Committee on Crime, Law and Justice. Professor Weisburd has a long interest in Crime and Place studies beginning with his involvement in a series of experimental studies of police interventions at crime places, including the Minneapolis Hot Spots Experiment, the Jersey City Drug Market Analysis Experiment and the Jersey City Violent Crime Hot Spots Experiment. Professor Weisburd is presently working on a book with Liz Groff and SueMing Yang that explores the varying factors that explain variation in developmental trends of crime at micro places over time that will be published by Oxford University Press. Professor Weisburd is author or editor of fifteen books and more than eighty scientific articles. Gerben Bruinsma, born in The Hague, studied sociology and criminology at Utrecht University. After his graduation in 1975 he became lecturer of criminology and penology at the Criminological Institute of the Radboud University Nijmegen. In 1981 he left for the Faculty of Public Administration and Public Policy at Twente University at Enschede. In 1985 he was appointed as associate professor in methodology and research methods. In the same year he finished his doctoral dissertation 'Crime as a social process. A test of the differential association theory in the version of K-D. Opp'. He was co-founder and director of the International Police Institute at the University of Twente and in 1995 he became professor of criminology at that university. From 1999 he has been director of the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement (NSCR), a national research institute of the National Organization for Scientific Research (NWO). From that year till 2009 he also was professor of criminology of the faculty of Law of Leiden University. Bruinsma established and developed a bachelor and master program in criminology at Leiden University in the early 2000s. From September 2009 he has become professor of environmental criminology at the Vrije University of Amsterdam. He has been editor of various journals and had a great number of advisory and board positions in the field. He published many articles and books on criminological issues like criminological theory, juvenile delinquency, policing, organized crime and, geographic and historic criminology. In November 2009 he received the first Freda Adler Distinguished International Scholar Award van de Division of International Criminology van de American Society of Criminology. ASSOCIATE EDITORS AND AREAS: Karen Amendola, Police Foundation, Washington, DC, USA Psychology of Law Arjan Blokland, NSCR, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Author : David Weisburd
Publisher : Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Data Published : 11 October 2013
ISBN : 1461456916
EAN : 9781461456919
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 5632 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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