Criminal Conversations: An Anthology of the Work of Tony Parker by Keith SoothillCriminal Conversations: An Anthology of the Work of Tony Parker by Keith Soothill

Criminal Conversations: An Anthology of the Work of Tony Parker

EditorKeith Soothill

Paperback | September 8, 1999

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This anthology, selected by Tony Parker shortly before his death in 1996, provides the very essence of his quite distinctive contribution to criminology. In it he speaks intimately to all kinds of people including offenders, inadequates, professional criminals, sex offenders, frauds and false pretence merchants and prisoners on death row. Lyn Smith concludes with some reflections on his methodology.
This collection celebrates an outstanding body of work and provides a fascinating insight into the criminal mind and experience. It will be compelling reading not only for those studying criminology, probation or prison studies, but also for the interested general reader.
Title:Criminal Conversations: An Anthology of the Work of Tony ParkerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.6 inPublished:September 8, 1999Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415197406

ISBN - 13:9780415197403

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Table of Contents

Editor's Preface  Foreword  Inadequates  Villainy: A Way of Life  Some Answers to a Question  Nonces, Frauds and False Pretence Merchants  At Death's Door  Conclusion

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This anthology of Tony Parker’s interviews with criminals captures the essence of his distinctive contribution to criminology. Recognized as the most outstanding interviewer of criminals since the Second World War, Parker has seen and talked to a variety of lawbreakers. Criminal Conversations features enlightening discussions with sex offenders, frauds, false pretence merchants and professional criminals from the 1960s to the 1990s.