The present seventh edition of this immensely popular and authoritative work has been thoroughly revised and updated in the light of various latest developments in the subject.
The author has discussed crime in the Indian context with explanation of crime from individualistic to environmental approach.
This popular work has been updated with supplement containing the following statutory Amendments: Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 and Probation of Offenders Act, 1958 by Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019; Amendment in Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 by Repealing and Amending (Second) Act, 2017.
The subject of Victimology has been updated in the light of global changes in this area.
Discusses the Penology issues like prison reforms, probation and juvenile justice.
Provisions of the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013 included.
Examines the Police and the Legal set-up.
Recent decisions of the Supreme Court and High Court included.
A new chapter on Female Criminality has been added.
The new Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 has been thoroughly discussed.
New topics like honour killing, euthanasia, cyber crimes have been included.
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Part I CRIMINOLOGY 1. Crime and Criminology 2. Explanation of Crime: Individualistic Approaches 3. Explanation of Crime: Environmental Approaches 4. White-Collar Crime 5. Organised Crime 6. Sex Offences, Prostitution, Abortion and Euthanasia 7. Female Criminality 8. Alcoholism and Drug Abuse 9. Violence
Part I I PENOLOGY 10. Reaction to Crime: Punitive Approaches 11. Prevention of Crime 12. Therapeutic Approach: Prison Reform 13. Therapeutic Approach: Probation and Flexible Techniques 14. Therapeutic Approach: Juvenile Institutions 15. Criminal Law and Its Administration 16. The Police 17. Sentencing: Process and Policies
Part I I I VICTIMOLOGY 18. Victims of Crime
APPENDICES I. The Probation of Offenders Act, 1958 II The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015