Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
Hunter Library has many print encyclopedias in criminal justice and related subjects, such as terrorism, social work, and more. You can browse the "HV" section, search the catalog, or ask for help at the reference desk. Below is an online encyclopedia you can access. We also have many excellent print encylopedias, which are listed unter the Find Books tab in this guide.
- World of Criminal Justice
The individual entries in this two-volume ready-reference source explain in concise, detailed, and jargon-free language some of the most important topics, theories, discoveries, concepts, and organizations in criminal justice. Brief biographical profiles of the people who have made a significant and lasting impact on the field of criminal justice and society in general are also included. More than 320 photographs, statistical charts, and graphs aid the reader in understanding the topics...