Criminology: Past, Present And Future: A Critical Overview by Ezzat A. FattahCriminology: Past, Present And Future: A Critical Overview by Ezzat A. Fattah

Criminology: Past, Present And Future: A Critical Overview

byEzzat A. Fattah

Paperback | August 3, 1997

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Written by an internationally renowned authority in the field, the founder of the highly regarded School of Criminology at Simon Fraser University, the book draws heavily on research done on three Continents: North America, Europe and Australia, to trace the discipline's historical evolution, its current problems, disappointing achievements, and promising trends. It concludes with a prospective look at the future of criminology and criminology of the future. Although the perspective is critical, the author's critique is constructive and he expresses a healthy optimism about the discipline's future and offers several guidelines as to how current deficiencies could be remedied and present gaps could be addressed.
Title:Criminology: Past, Present And Future: A Critical OverviewFormat:PaperbackDimensions:343 pages, 21.6 × 14 × 0.17 inPublished:August 3, 1997Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0333683102

ISBN - 13:9780333683101

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Table of Contents

Foreword - Preface - Acknowledgements - Prologue: Crime: Fact and Fiction Rhetoric and Reality - PART 1: UNRESOLVED CONCEPTUAL AND METHODOLOGICAL ISSUES - The Thorny Issue of Defining Crime - The Relativity of Crime in Time and Space - Criminology's Traditional and Persistent Bias - The Formidable Challenge of Measuring Crime - PART 2: CRIMINALS AND VICTIMS/CRIMINOLOGY AND VICTIMOLOGY - The Criminal: Conventional and Unconventional Views - The Victim: Beyond Popular Stereotypes - Criminology and Victimology - PART 3: CRIMINOLOGY: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE - Early Speculative Explorations - Empirical Investigations and Naturalistic Explanations - Sociological, Sociocultural and Economic Explanations - Criminology: Present Unsuccessful Endeavours, Unfulfilled Potential and Promising Trends - The Future of Criminology and Criminology of the Future - Bibliography - Index