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Policy relevance and the future of criminology

Joan Petersilia

Policy relevance and the future of criminology

by Joan Petersilia

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States.,
  • Criminology.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJoan Petersilia.
    ContributionsRand Corporation.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p. :
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16590002M

      Criminology is a dynamic and evolving field of study. Criminology, derived from Latin word crīmen meaning “accusation”; and Greek word -λογίαn meaning -logia, is the scientific study of the nature, extent, causes, and control of criminal behavior in both the individual and in society. Connections among theory, research, and practice are the heart and soul of criminology. This book offers a comprehensive and balanced introduction to criminology, demonstrating the value of understanding the relationships between criminological theory, research, and practice in the study of crime and criminal s: 3.

    Criminology is a booming discipline, yet one which can appear divided and fractious. The chapters in this book respond to a series of questions designed to investigate the state, impact, and future challenges of the discipline: What is criminology for? What is the impact of criminology? How should criminology be done? What are the key issues and debates in criminology today? Get this from a library! The Futures of criminology. [David Nelken;] -- A survey of the theoretical accomplishments in criminology and their viability for the future, with proposals to change ways of analyzing current developments in crime and control. This book attempts.

      introduction to critical criminology; crime prevention and the future of crime control; looking to the future, cultural criminology and terrorism. Easy to read, concise and supported by a glossary of terms and pointers to further reading, Criminology: The Basics is a perfect introduction to this important and popular subject. The future of Criminology etc. Criminology is, as John Lea () points out, not so much a discipline as a field, its distinctiveness is not its knowledge base but the form of its focus: theories of crime, criminal law and the relation between the two - in this it is a sub-category of the sociology of deviance.


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