Encyclopedia of crime and punishment

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Bibliographic Details
Imprint:Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c2002.
Description:1 online resource (4 v. in 1 (xxxv, 1876, 38 p.)) : ill.
Language:English
Subject:Criminology -- Encyclopedias.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- Encyclopedias.
Criminal justice, Administration of.
Criminology.
Electronic books.
Encyclopedias.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/10010530
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Varying Form of Title:Crime and punishment
Other authors / contributors:Levinson, David, 1947-
ISBN:9781412950664 (e-book)
141295066X
9781412950664
076192258X (set)
9780761922582
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Summary:"Authoritative and comprehensive, this multivolume set includes hundreds of articles in the field of criminal justice. Impressive arrays of authors have contributed to this resource, addressing such diverse topics as racial profiling, money laundering, torture, prisoner literature, the KGB, and Sing Sing. Written in an accessible manner and attractively presented, the background discussions, definitions, and explanations of important issues and future trends are absorbing. Interesting sidebars and facts, reference lists, relevant court cases, tables, and black-and-white photographs supplement the entries. Appendixes cover careers in criminal justice, Web resources, and professional organizations. A lengthy bibliography lists relevant works."--"The Best of the Best Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2003.
Other form:Print version: Encyclopedia of crime and punishment. Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c2002