Criminology

Paperback | July 13, 2013

EditorChris Hale, Keith Hayward, Azrini Wahidin

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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 ofcrime 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 andcontains new chapters on cybercrime, and 'crime, culture, and everyday life'.Online Resource CentreThis book is accompanied by an extensive Online Resource Centre which can be used by lecturers and students alike. The resources available are as follows:Lecturer Resources* Lecture notes by chapter* Powerpoint slides to accompany lecture notes* Test bank of multiple choice questionsStudent Resources* Updates* Chapter synopses* Annotated further reading lists* Interactive glossary* Web links

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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 ofcrime and criminal justice; different forms of...

Chris Hale is Professor of Criminology at the University of Kent and Programme Co-ordinator of the Erasmus Mundus Doctorate in Cultural and Global Criminology. Keith Hayward is Professor of Criminology and Deputy Director of Learning and Teaching at the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research, University of Kent. Dr Azri...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:680 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.01 inPublished:July 13, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780199691296

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PART I: INTRODUCING CRIME AND CRIMINOLOGY1. Wayne Morrison: What is crime? Contrasting definitions and perspectives2. Anne Logan: History of Crime3. Tim Hope: What do crime statistics tell us?4. Keith Hayward and Wayne Morrison: Theoretical criminology: a starting point5. Emma Wincup: Researching crime and criminal justice6. Keith Hayward and Craig Webber: Psychology and crime7. Chris Greer: Crime and the mediaPART II: FORMS OF CRIME8. Emma Wincup and Peter Traynor: Drugs, alcohol and crime9. Larry Ray: Violent crime10. Terry Thomas: Sex crime11. Steve Tombs: Corporate crime12. Matthew Williams and David Wall: Cybercrime13. Frank Furedi: Terrorism and the politics of fearPART III: SOCIAL DIMENSIONS OF CRIME14. Chris Hale: Economic marginalisation, inequality and crime15. Azrini Wahidin: Gender and Crime16. Marian Fitzgerald: 'Race', ethnicity and crime17. Derek Kirton: Youth and crime18. Jeff Ferrell and Jonathan Ilan: Crime, culture and everyday lifePART IV: RESPONSES TO CRIME19. Marian Fitzgerald: The politics of law and order20. Steve Uglow: The criminal justice system21. Richard Jones: Security, risk and surveillance22. Pamela Davies: Victims23. Trevor Jones: Policing24. Anne Worrall and Rob Canton: Community Sentences and Offender Management25. Roger Matthews: Prisons

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"A very useful compilation of the subject of criminology for undergraduates and people studying criminology, particularly for the first time." --Dr. Lystra Hagley-Dickinson, British Journal of Criminology Newsletter 2006