The Concise Dictionary of Crime and Justice available in Hardcover
Intended for academics, practitioners, and crime writers, this reference book defines approximately 2,000 criminal justice terms. Arranged alphabetically, entries provide a definition, discuss common misconceptions and controversies, and provide references to related entries. Included are technical terms, slang, historical events and persons, and existing organizations. Davis teaches at Kent State University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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About the Author
Mark S. Davis is an independent scholar whose work focuses on crime and justice. His scholarship has appeared in journals, such as Journal of Research and Adolescence, Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology, and Journal of Criminal Justice, among other journals. Dr. Davis earned his Ph.D. in sociology from Ohio State.
Table of ContentsA. abductionavulsionB. baby boombystanderC. Cabrini-Greencycle of violenceD. dactylographydysfunctional familyE. Eastern State Penitentiaryeyewitness testimonyF. facial compositefurloughG. Gacy, John WayneGuzik, JakeH. habeas corpushypothalamic regionI. ICPSRIvins, BruceJ. jack rollerjuvenile transferK. K-9Ku Klux KlanL. labelinglynchingM. MacDonald, JeffreymysteryN. naive check forgerNuremberg War Crime TrialsO. obedience to authorityoverkillP. paddy wagonpyromaniacQ. Quantico, VAqui tam suitR. Racial Democracy, Crime and Justice Networkrust beltS. sabotagesystematic reviewT. tabootypologyU. UCRuxoricideV. vagrancyvoyeurismW. waiverwrongful prosecutionX. XYY chromosomeY. Yakuzayouth service bureauZ. Zapruder filmzoophilia