A rendezvous between forensic science and criminology

Toward a public forensic criminology?

Authored by: Roberta Julian , Manon Jendly

The Routledge International Handbook of Forensic Intelligence and Criminology

Print publication date:  December  2017
Online publication date:  December  2017

Print ISBN: 9781138688216
eBook ISBN: 9781315541945
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315541945-5

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Abstract

Criminology and forensic science have traditionally been the preserve of academics, law enforcement and crime control agencies. Over the last decade, both disciplines have enjoyed a tremendous growth in popularity among diverse audiences across the world. Yet, in public discourse, they are regularly misrepresented and their scientific bases and methodological approaches are often poorly understood.

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