The present seventh edition of the immensely popular and authoritative work, Ahmad Siddique’s Criminology, Penology and Victimology 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. Problems like organised crime, white collar crime, sex offences, drug abuse and female criminality, etc. have been exhaustively dealt with. The penology issues like prison reforms, probation and juvenile justice have also been discussed. The subject of victimology has been updated in the light of global changes in this area. The work examines the police and the legal set-up.
1. A new Chapter on Female Criminality has been added. 2. New topics like honour killing, euthanasia, cyber crimes included. 3. Provisions of the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013 included. 4. Recent decisions of the Supreme Court and High Court included. 5. New Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 included in the appen-dices.
This edition also comes with a companion web resource EBC ExplorerTM (www.ebcexplorer.com) which pro-vides FREE access to:
Important case law indicated by Case PilotTM.
Important statutes indicated by Statute PilotTM.
Useful LinksTM feature to get access to a compi-lation of free resources.
Book ResourcesTM to access the latest Crime Sta-tistics of India.
Discussion ForumTM to post comments, discuss issues and explore ideas.
SCC Online® Blog to stay updated on recent de-velopment in this area.
The book will prove to be immensely useful to judiciary, practitioners, students of law, re-searchers, police officers, and for correctional and probation services personnel.
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 II 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 III VICTIMOLOGY
18. Victims of Crime
APPENDICES I. The Probation of Offenders Act, 1958 II. The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015