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Criminology (Third Edition)

Hale, Chris and Hayward, Keith J. and Wahidin, Azrini and Wincup, Emma, eds. (2013) Criminology (Third Edition). Oxford University Press, Oxford, 600 pp. ISBN 978-0-19-969129-6. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:38491)

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Abstract

Offers a comprehensive and wide-ranging overview of key criminological issues from specialists in the field, enabling students to gain a full and rounded understanding of the subject

Accompanied by an extensive Online Resource Centre, which provides extra support for lecturers using the textbook in their teaching and valuable additional materials for students

Seminal chapter on 'crime, culture, and everyday life', an area of growing importance

Few subjects provoke as much public fascination and political concern as crime and criminality. Criminology is an ideal textbook for undergraduate students approaching the subject for the first time. It examines a wide range of topics, including 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 this book offer clear, accessible introductions to the main topics and issues of criminology. Questions, summaries, further reading guidance, useful web links, and tables and diagrams can be found throughout. The third edition includes contributions from six new authors and contains new chapters on cybercrime, and 'crime, culture, and everyday life'.

Item Type: Edited book
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research
Depositing User: Mita Mondal
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2014 09:25 UTC
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2019 10:32 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/38491 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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