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The Encyclopedia of Theoretical Criminology


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The Encyclopedia of Theoretical Criminology

J. Mitchell Miller (Editor-in-Chief)

ISBN: 978-0-470-65844-4 March 2014 Wiley-Blackwell 1048 Pages


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

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

“The Encyclopedia of Theoretical Criminologyis a good addition to community college and university collections that support the study of criminology, sociology and psychology.”  (Reference Reviews, 1 October 2015)

“Summing Up:  Recommended. Lower-division undergraduates and general readers.”  (Choice, 1 December 2014)