Subject-specific dictionaries are reference books that contain an alphabetical list of words with information about them that is specific to that particular subject and not necessarily generic like you would find in an average, everyday dictionary.
Intended for academics, practitioners, and crime writers, this reference book defines approximately 2,000 criminal justice terms. Arranged alphabetically, entries provide a definition, discuss common misconceptions and controversies, and provide references to related entries. Included are technical terms, slang, historical events and persons, and existing organizations. Davis teaches at Kent State University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR