Criminology

Hale, Chris and Hayward, Keith J. and Wahidin, Azrini and Wincup, Emma, eds. (2005) Criminology. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 594 pp. ISBN 9780199270361. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

Few subjects provoke as much public fascination and political concern as crime and criminality. This is an ideal textbook for undergraduate students coming to the subject for the first time. The book covers a wide range of topics: the historical and contemporary understandings of crime and criminal justice; different forms of crime - from street crime to state crime; who commits crime and who are the victims of crime; and how society and state agencies respond to crime and disorder. The contributions to the book offer clear, accessible introductions to the main topics and issues of criminology, and the book includes questions, summaries, key concepts, further reading, and tables and diagrams throughout

Item Type: Edited book
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research
Depositing User: Chris Hale
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2008 14:24
Last Modified: 21 May 2014 15:35
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/10750 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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