Ahmad Siddique’s Criminology & Penology, S M A Quadri Bhavani Prasad Panda, Eastern Book Company, Lucknow, 2009

Ahmad Siddique’s Criminology & Penology, S M A Quadri Bhavani Prasad Panda, Eastern Book Company, Lucknow, 2009

Volume 2 Issue 4 ()

Ahmad Siddique’s Criminology & Penology is a successful book on the subject, used extensively by the law students in India. The author has attempted to update and has successfully incorporated the emerging changes, thus providing a new look to the earlier treatise. The book under review is a walk through the subject ‘criminology and penology’ and is concerned with the nature, causes, prevention, punishment, administration etc., of crime. It largely focuses on the definitions of crime with reference to criminal law. The book is largely about criminology from a legal scholar’s perspective. As a user guide and manual for the law students, the book is designed as a route map to provide an overview of criminology and penology. The legal interfacing of criminological thinking is seldom attempted by legal scholars, though most of the end users are fraternities from criminal justice administration. The book originally authored by Ahmed Siddique has been given scholarly attention by SMA Quadri in its current form…

Cite as: Bhavani Prasad Panda, Ahmad Siddique’s Criminology & Penology, S M A Quadri Bhavani Prasad Panda, Eastern Book Company, Lucknow, 2009, 2 NUJS L. Rev. 397 (2009)