A handy reference for students of criminal justice and crimilogy, Dictionary of Crime and Justice takes a new approach to making everyday criminal justice terms accessible. The dictionary is unique because of its approach. Each term will contain the following: 1)A complete and current definition of the term 2)A discussion of common misconceptions or controversies surrounding the term 3)A cross-reference to other entries in the dictionary In addition, the volume will be set up alphabetically, to allow the reader to locate the terms quickly and effortlessly.
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.