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Companions in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Series Editors: Paul Taylor, University of Chester, UK, Karen Corteen, Liverpool John Moores University, UK, Sharon Morley, University of Chester and Jo Turner, University of Chester.

Companions in Criminology and Criminal Justice provide succinct definitions of key terms and explanations of core concepts and themes in complex areas of criminology, victimology and criminal justice. Each entry provides critical appraisals, vocabulary and terminology of historical and contemporary approaches to the relevant subject, as well as technical details, making them an ideal resource for students, practitioners and researchers alike.

Entries bring together expert contributor teams, are arranged alphabetically, and provide a concise analysis of the distinctive issues attached to each concept, explanation of core concepts or themes, and direction to take knowledge further through identified key readings. Entries are linked and connections can be mapped across terms.

Books in the series match themes with the demands of the disciplines, addressing areas where there is a need for further resources, in particular for undergraduate students.

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A Companion to the History of Crime and Criminal Justice

Offering a succinct approach to the vocabulary and terminology of historical and contemporary approaches to crime and punishment, it includes concise but robust definitions of key terms and concepts from expert contributors in a user-friendly A-Z format with clear direction to related entries and further reading.

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A Companion to State Power, Liberties and Rights

This book provides succinct yet robust definitions and explanations of core concepts and themes in relation to state power, liberties and human rights. Laid out in a user-friendly A-Z format, entries have with clear direction to related entries and further reading. It will be suitable for students on a variety of courses.

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A Companion to Crime, Harm and Victimisation

This is the first accessible, succinct text to provide definitions and explanations of key terms and concepts relating to the expanding field of crime, harm and victimisation. Written by a wide range of experts, it includes theories, ideas and case studies relating to victims of conventional crime and victims outside the remit of criminal law.

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A Companion to Criminal Justice, Mental Health and Risk

This unique and topical companion provides expert analyses that explore the interface between criminal justice and mental health. It consolidates scholarly analysis of theory, policy and practice and practical debates, in addition to the theoretical and ideological concerns surrounding risk assessment, treatment, control and management.

Policy Press