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Criminology : The Basics (The Basics) (2ND)
Criminology : The Basics (The Basics) (2ND)
Publisher : Routledge
Published Date : 2011/06
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9780415575546

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Language : English

Book Description
Source: ENG
Place of Publication: Great Britain
Edition: Subsequent
Textual Format: Textbooks,Lower Level
Academic Level: Undergraduate

As crime continues to be a high profile issue troubling politicians, the public and the media alike, the study of criminology has boomed. Providing an international and comparative introduction to the discipline, Criminology: The Basics is an accessible guide to the theoretical and practical approaches to the phenomena of crime. Topics covered in this new edition include: challenging myths about crime and offenders the search for criminological explanation thinking about the victim of crime introduction to critical criminology crime prevention and the future of crime control looking to the future, cultural criminology and terrorism. Easy to read, concise and supported by a glossary of terms and pointers to further reading, Criminology: The Basics is a perfect introduction to this important and popular subject.

List of Figures and Tables. Acknowledgements. Preface 1. What is Criminology? 2. Counting Crime 3. How Much Crime? Challenging Myths about Crime and Offenders 4. The Search for Criminological Explanation 5. Thinking about the Victim of Crime 6. Crimes of the Suites: An Introduction To Critical Criminology 7. A Question of Justice 8. Crime Prevention and the Future of Crime Control 9. Developing your Criminological Imagination. Glossary of Terms. Appendix. Bibliography