Overview for Dictionary of Criminology
Dictionary of Criminology is a modest attempt to acquaint the reader with the terminology covering the complex field of Crime, Penology, Criminal Law, Forensic Sciences and also the disciplines of Social and Clinical Psychology. To make the work more comprehensive, Underworld terms that are not commonly in use, have also been included. In the present social setup, the entire system of Criminology has emerged not merely as a law and order issue, but also as a complete intellectual discipline. The basic objective of this work is to enlighten the people about this developing science, and to provide a source work both for the professionals and the interested persons. The range of information provided and the convenience of the arrangement make the Dictionary an ideal companion for all the Honâ€™ble Judges, Judicial Officers, Jurists, Administrators, Police Officers, researchers engaged in the study of Criminology, and indeed those persons whose work or reading touches in any way, the boundary of this science.
R.C. Puri (Author)
R.C. Puri (b. 1939) M.A., LL.B., D.L. Sc. has had a brilliant academic career. A Prolific writer, his works include Life Story of Lala Lajpat Rai; Shivaji, the Great Patriot and Metropolitan Dictionary of Legal and Police Terms. He has also contributed a number of articles in various journals of repute. Currently he is Libration, National Archives of India.