Encyclopedia of Criminology and Deviant Behavior

Encyclopedia of Criminology and Deviant Behavior

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The Encyclopedia of Criminology and Deviant Behavioris the first truly comprehensive work in the field of criminology and sociology. This unique Encyclopediais separated into four volumes, covering Historical, Conceptual, and Theoretical Issues and Self Destructive and Disvalues Identity. There are over 550 entries each with 2,000 to 3,500 words covering a multitiude of topics related to criminology, deviant behavior, and other unusual sociological phenomena. Each entry includes a comprehensive definition of the term, concise practical information (such as tables and/or diagrams) and a bibliography; they are written in such a way to be accessible not only to professionals or those familiar with the terminology, but also to students and non-expert professionals.
The editor-in-chief of this comprehensive Encylopediais a leading figure in criminology and deviant behaviour. He is the former President of the Southern Sociological Association and the Mid-South Sociological Association. Dr. Bryant was a founding editor-in-chief of the journal Deviant Behaviorand was a Fulbright Professor at the National Taiwan University. He has also been awarded numerous awards and has written countless articles.
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Brunner-Routledge, c2001.
ISBN: 9781560327721
Branch Call Number: 364.03 E565
Characteristics: 4 v. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Bryant, Clifton D. 1932-


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