21st Century Criminology: A Reference Handbook

Author: J. Mitchell Miller

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781412960199

Category: Social Science

Page: 961

View: 308

21st Century Criminology: A Reference Handbook provides straightforward and definitive overviews of 100 key topics comprising traditional criminology and its modern outgrowths. The individual chapters have been designed to serve as a "first-look" reference source for most criminological inquires. Both connected to the sociological origins of criminology (i.e., theory and research methods) and the justice systems' response to crime and related social problems, as well as coverage of major crime types, this two-volume set offers a comprehensive overview of the current state of criminology. From student term papers and masters theses to researchers commencing literature reviews, 21st Century Criminology is a ready source from which to quickly access authoritative knowledge on a range of key issues and topics central to contemporary criminology.
21st Century Sociology: A Reference Handbook

Author: Clifton D. Bryant

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 9781506320212

Category: Social Science

Page: 1344

View: 443

21st Century Sociology: A Reference Handbook provides a concise forum through which the vast array of knowledge accumulated, particularly during the past three decades, can be organized into a single definitive resource. The two volumes of this Reference Handbook focus on the corpus of knowledge garnered in traditional areas of sociological inquiry, as well as document the general orientation of the newer and currently emerging areas of sociological inquiry.
Freedom from Fear, Issue No.4

Author: United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute

Publisher: United Nations

ISBN: 9789213630624

Category: Political Science

Page: 55

View: 916

This journal aims to contribute to the advancement of knowledge and awareness of the international community's priority issues in the field of justice, crime prevention and human rights. The Magazine pursues the promotion of innovative dialogue by spreading awareness, creating consensus and a sense of shared responsibility of the problems that affect the global community. As a forum for long-term change, the Magazine endeavors to promote democratic values, civil stability, and aid the international community in developing actions towards greater peace, justice and security for all members of social, civil and political society.
Criminology: Theory, Research, and Policy

Author: Gennaro Vito

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 9780763766658

Category: Law

Page: 466

View: 673

Criminology: Theory, Research, and Policy, Third Edition uses an interdisciplinary approach to examine and explain how and why crime occurs. Comprehensive coverage of a variety of crimes and leading criminological theories is provided and supported by new, relevant case studies. By making the connection between theory, research, and policy, this revised and updated Third Edition demonstrates the relevancy of criminological theory in the public attempt to control crime while providing justice. The emphasis on these three elements with pertinent discussions and examples is what sets this text apart from other criminology titles. New Material added the revised and updated Third Edition: * New Cybercrime chapter provides cutting-edge information on the illegal use of computers and the internet * New Chapter dedicated to Terrorism * Includes discussion of elder abuse/crimes and human trafficking * Provides new information on White-collar crime * Updated case-studies to reflect relevant crime typologies Additional Features: * Theory in Action boxes throughout the text provide notes that relate theoretical premises to real-world cases and events. * Each chapter contains objectives, key terms, and a detailed summary of important points. Instructor Resources: * PowerPoint slides * Test Bank * Instructor Manual with learning objectives
21st Century Sociology: A Reference Handbook

Author: Clifton D. Bryant

Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated

ISBN: 1412916089

Category: Social Science

Page: 752

View: 966

21st Century Sociology: A Reference Handbook provides a concise forum through which the vast array of knowledge accumulated, particularly during the past three decades, can be organized into a single definitive resource. The two volumes of this Reference Handbook focus on the corpus of knowledge garnered in traditional areas of sociological inquiry, as well as document the general orientation of the newer and currently emerging areas of sociological inquiry.
21st Century Psychology: A Reference Handbook

Author: Stephen F. Davis

Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated

ISBN: STANFORD:36105129869090

Category: Psychology

Page: 1072

View: 911

Via 100 entries, 21st Century Psychology: A Reference Handbook highlights the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates any student obtaining a degree in the field of psychology ought to have mastered for effectiveness in the 21st century. This two-volume reference resource, available both in print and online, provides an authoritative source to serve students' research needs with more detailed information than encyclopedia entries but without the jargon, detail, or density found in a typical journal article or a research handbook chapter. Students will find chapters contained within these volumes useful as aids toward starting research for papers, presentations, or a senior thesis, assisting in deciding on areas for elective coursework or directions for graduate studies, or orienting themselves toward potential career directions in psychology.
Library Journal

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015066122840

Category: Libraries

Page: 624

View: 224

Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.
The Handbook of the Criminology of Terrorism

Author: Gary LaFree

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118923962

Category: Social Science

Page: 640

View: 680

The Handbook of the Criminology of Terrorism features a collection of essays that represent the most recent criminological research relating to the origins and evolution of, along with responses to, terrorism, from a criminological perspective. Offers an authoritative overview of the latest criminological research into the causes of and responses to terrorism in today’s world Covers broad themes that include terrorism’s origins, theories, methodologies, types, relationship to other forms of crime, terrorism and the criminal justice system, ways to counter terrorism, and more Features original contributions from a group of international experts in the field Provides unique insights into the field through an exclusive focus on criminological conceptual frameworks and empirical studies that engage terrorism and responses to it