Abstract

Department of Economics, Justice, and Policy Studies, Mount Royal University, Calgary, AB. CANADAT3E 6K6 jwinterdyk@mtroyal.ca Routledge has produced a number of international handbooks and this book is the latest in the series. To date, the other international handbooks (i.e., International Criminology and European Criminology) are deemed valuable resource texts for anyone who is interested in subject areas. Chapter 45 in the Handbook on International Criminology, is the only chapter that focuses on the state of criminology on China. The authors, Xiu and Tingyao, point out that criminology is China is only about 30-years old but that it has evolved and there is a growing body of research and scholars who are now engaged in criminological research.