The Blackwell Companion to Criminology

The Blackwell Companion to Criminology

Editor(s): Colin Sumner

Published Online: 10 DEC 2007

Print ISBN: 9780631220923

Online ISBN: 9780470998960

DOI: 10.1002/9780470998960

About this Book

The Blackwell Companion to Criminology provides a contemporary and global resource to scholarship in both classical and topical areas of criminology. Written accessibly, and with its international perspective and first-rate scholarship, this is truly the first global handbook of criminology.


  • Editors and contributors are international experts in criminology, offering a comparative perspective on theories and systems
  • Contains full discussion of key debates and theories, the implications of new topics, studies and ideas, and contemporary developments
  • Coverage includes: class, gender, and race, criminal justice, juvenile delinquency, punishment, mass media, international crimes, and social control

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Crime, Justice, and Societies

  2. Part II: Juvenile Delinquency and Justice for Youth

  3. Part III: Punishment and its Alternatives

  4. Part IV: Gender and the Masculinity of Crime

  5. Part V: Capital, Power, and Crime

  6. Part VI: Globalization, Crime, and Information

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