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Criminology (2nd ed)

By: Walklate, Sandra (University of Liverpool, UK)

Part of the The basics series
0415575540 / 9780415575546
Paperback
364
30/05/2011
Out of print
England
20 cm xii, 240 p.
Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly  Learn More
Previous ed.: 2005.

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 offendersthe search for criminological explanation thinking about the victim of crimeintroduction to critical criminologycrime prevention and the future of crime controllooking 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.

BIC:

JKV Crime & criminology

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