The SAGE Dictionary of Criminology

Now in its fourth edition, The SAGE Dictionary of Criminology has established itself as an authoritative reference text for the key concepts, theories, and methods in criminology and criminal justice. Edited by two leading figures in the field of criminology, the book includes over 325 entries from 120 academics and practitioners from Europe, USA, Canada, China, Australia and New Zealand. All concepts are precisely defined, followed by a section outlining the concept's origins, development and general significance, a list of associated concepts, and finally, further reading suggestions to help extend students' knowledge.

Book contents:

  1. List of Contributors

  2. List of Entries

  3. Preface

  4. Editors’ Introduction

  5. The SAGE Dictionary of Criminology A-Z