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CRIMINOLOGY (PDF)

EBOOK BY HALE, CHRIS/HAYWARD, KEITH/WAHIDIN, AZRINI;
ISBN
9780191006234
IMPRINT
OUP OXFORD
 
 
EDITION
3RD REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
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FORMAT
EBOOK
PAGES
600 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
13 JUN 2013

DESCRIPTION

Criminology is a broad-ranging and stimulating introduction that is ideal for undergraduates approaching the subject for the first time. Each chapter is written by an expert in their field and includes a range of learning features designed to help students engage with the material covered.

CONTENTS

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 the media ; PART II: FORMS OF CRIME ; 8. Drugs, alcohol and crime ; 9. Violent crime ; 10. Sex crime ; 11. Corporate crime ; 12. Cybercrime ; 13. Terrorism and the politics of fear ; PART III: SOCIAL DIMENSIONS OF CRIME ; 14. Economic marginalisation, inequality and crime ; 15. Gender and Crime ; 16. 'Race', ethnicity and crime ; 17. Youth and crime ; 18. Crime, culture and everyday life ; PART IV: RESPONSES TO CRIME ; 19. The politics of law and order ; 20. The criminal justice system ; 21. Security, risk and surveillance ; 22. Victims ; 23. Policing ; 24. Community Sentences and Offender Management ; 25. Prisons