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This book brings together an influential group of academics and researchers to review key areas of research, theory and methodology within criminology and criminal justice, and to identify the most important new challenges facing the discipline. The contributors focus on the three central themes of punishment and criminal justice, location and mobility, and perpetrators and criminal careers, on which much cutting edge research within criminology has been taking place. A particular strength of the book its multidisciplinary and international approach, with contributors drawn from Europe, the UK and the United States. The book is based on papers first presented to the tenth annivesary meeting of the Netherlands Institute for the Study of Crime and Law Enforcement at the University of Leiden. The book will be essential reading for anybody with an interest in criminological and criminal justice research and its likely future direction.