- Criminology -- Great Britain
- 0199227292 (pbk.) :
- 9780199227297 (pbk.)
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- Previous ed.: 2005.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- PART I: INTRODUCING CRIME AND CRIMINOLOGY; 1. What is crime? Contrasting definitions and perspectives; 2. History of crime; 3. What do crime statistics tell us?; 4. Theoretical criminology: a starting point; 5. Researching crime and criminal justice; 6. Psychology and crime; 7. Crime and culture; 8. Crime and media: understanding the connections; PART II: FORMS OF CRIME; 9. 'Volume crime' and everyday life; 10. Drugs, alcohol and crime; 11. Violent crime; 12. Sex crime; 13. Corporate crime; 14. Understanding organised crime; 15. Terrorism and the politics of fear; PART III: SOCIAL DIMENSIONS OF CRIME; 16. Economic marginalisation, social exclusion and crime; 17. Gender and Crime; 18. 'Race', ethnicity and crime; 19. Young people and crime; 20. Older offenders, crime, and the criminal justice system; PART IV: RESPONSES TO CRIME; 21. The politics of law and order; 22. The criminal justice system; 23. Surveillance; 24. Victims; 25. Policing; 26. Community Sentences and Offender Management; 27. Prisons
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