Crime, Criminal Justice, and the Evolving Science of Criminology in South Asia

India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh

  • Shahid M. Shahidullah

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Back Matter
    Pages 479-484

About this book


Written by some of the most notable criminologists of South Asia, this book examines advances in law, criminal justice, and criminology in South Asia with particular reference to India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. The edited collection explores, on the basis of surveys, interviews, court records, and legislative documents, a wide range of timely issues such as: the impacts of modernization and globalization on laws combating violence against women and children, evolution of rape laws and the issues of gender justice, laws for combating online child sexual abuse, transformation in juvenile justice, integration of women into policing, the dynamics of violence and civility, and the birth of colonial criminology in South Asia. Students of criminology and criminal justice, practitioners, policy-makers, and human rights advocates will find this distinctive volume highly valuable.


crime criminal justice criminology social science domestic violence cybercrime juvenile justice rape civility

Editors and affiliations

  • Shahid M. Shahidullah
    • 1
  1. 1.Sociology and Criminal JusticeHampton University HamptonUSA

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