The Oxford Handbook of Criminology

Paperback | April 18, 2012

EditorMike Maguire, Rod Morgan, Robert Reiner

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The most comprehensive and authoritative single volume text on the subject, the fifth edition of the acclaimed Oxford Handbook of Criminology combines masterly reviews of all the key topics with extensive references to aid further research. In addition to the history of the discipline and reviews of different theoretical perspectives, the book provides up-to-date reviews of diverse topics as public views about crime and justice, youth crime and justice and state crime and human rights.The fifth edition has been substantially revised and updated so that it covers topics being taught at undergraduate level as well as encapsulating the latest developments in the academic and practical spheres of criminology. An impressive line-up of contributors, experts in their respective fields,means the Oxford Handbook of Criminology will continue to be an essential purchase for all students and teachers of criminology and an indispensable resource for professionals. Online Resource Centre* Selected chapters from previous editions* Details about the contributors * Guidance on answering essay questions* Essay questions* Selected further reading * Weblinks * Figures and tables from the text

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The most comprehensive and authoritative single volume text on the subject, the fifth edition of the acclaimed Oxford Handbook of Criminology combines masterly reviews of all the key topics with extensive references to aid further research. In addition to the history of the discipline and reviews of different theoretical perspectives, ...

Mike Maguire is Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Cardiff University (Emeritus) and the University of Glamorgan. Rod Morgan is Professor Emeritus at the University of Bristol and Robert Reiner is Professor of Criminology at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:1140 pagesPublished:April 18, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Criminology: History and Theory1. Ian Loader and Richard Sparks: Situating criminology2. Paul Rock: Sociological theories of crime3. Clive Hollin: Criminological psychology4. Keith Hayward and Jock Young: Cultural criminology5. David Nelken: Comparing criminal justiceSocial construction of crime and crime control6. Nicola Lacey and Lucia Zedner: Legal constructions of crime7. David Downes and Rod Morgan: Overtaking on the left? The politics of law and order in the 'Big Society'8. Mike Maguire: Criminal statistics and the construction of crime9. Robert Reiner and Chris Greer: Mediated mayhem: media, crime, criminal justice10. Mike Hough and Julian Roberts: Public opinion, crime, and criminal justiceDimensions of Crime11. Robert Reiner: Casino capital's crimes: Political economy, crime, and criminal justice12. Frances Heidensohn and Marisa Silvestri: Gender and crime13. Coretta Phillips and Ben Bowling: Ethnicities, racism, crime, and criminal justice14. Carolyn Hoyle: Victims, the criminal process, and restorative justice15. Jill Peay: Mentally disordered offenders, mental health, and crime16. Anthony E. Bottoms: Developing socio-spatial criminology17. Rod Morgan and Tim Newburn: Youth crime and justice: Rediscovering devloution, discretion, and diversion?18. Lesly McAra and Susan McVie: Critical debates in developmental and life-course criminologyForms of Crime19. Fiona Brookman and Amanda Robinson: Violent crime20. Michael Levi: The organisation of serious crimes for gain21. David Nelken: White-collar and corporate crime22. Martin Innes and Michael Levi: Terrorism and counter-terrorism23. Nigel South and Fiona Measham: Drugs, alcohol, and crime24. Penny Green and Tony Ward: State crime: A dialectical viewReactions to Crime25. Trevor Jones: Governing security: Pluralization, privatization, and paradigm shifts in crime control and policing26. Adam Crawford and Karen Evans: Crime prevention and community safety27. Tim Newburn and Robert Reiner: Policing and the police28. Andrew Sanders and Richard Young: From suspect to trial29. Andrew Ashworth and Julian Roberts: Sentencing: Theory, principle, and practice30. Alison Liebling and Ben Crewe: Prison life, penal power, and prison effects31. Peter Raynor: Community penalties, probation, and offender management32. Nicola Padfield, Rod Morgan and Mike Maguire: Out of court, out of sight? Criminal sanctions and non-judicial decision making34. Friedrich Losel: What works? Offender treatment and rehabilitation

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'A comprehensive introduction to criminology written by the leading figures of the discipline; no other text covers the same range of topics in this depth' --Dr Michael Fiddler, Lecturer in Criminology, University of Greenwich