This handbook is designed to review the important recent
developments in the sociology of crime and deviance. The chapters
will identify and discuss the hot topics and the cutting edge
research of the field.
The work is divided into 5 major sections: - History of the
Discipline, - Methodological Issues in Crime Research, -
Explanations of Crime, - Theory-Based Practice,- Special Topics.
The editors have organized a comprehensive treatment of the field
of criminology at the turn of the 21st century.
Sections: History of the Discipline: How the history of criminological thought permeates modern perspectives. Methodological Issues in Crime Research. Explanations of Crime. Applying theory to practice. Special Topics.