Criminology: A Sociological Introduction, 2nd edn. / Edition 2

Criminology: A Sociological Introduction, 2nd edn. / Edition 2

by Eamonn Carrabine, Pamela Cox, Maggy Lee, Nigel South
     
 

ISBN-10: 041546451X

ISBN-13: 9780415464512

Pub. Date: 02/10/2009

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The new edition of Criminology: A Sociological Introduction builds on the success of the first edition and now includes two new chapters: Crime, Place and Space, and Histories of Crime.

More than a collection of orthodox thinking, this fully revised and updated textbook is also ground in original research, and offers a clear and insightful

Overview

The new edition of Criminology: A Sociological Introduction builds on the success of the first edition and now includes two new chapters: Crime, Place and Space, and Histories of Crime.

More than a collection of orthodox thinking, this fully revised and updated textbook is also ground in original research, and offers a clear and insightful introduction to the key topics studied in undergraduate criminology courses, including

  • crime trends, from historical overview to recent crime patterns
  • criminal justice system, including policing and prisons
  • ways of thinking about crime and control, from the origins of criminology to contemporary theories
  • research methods used by criminologists
  • new topics within criminology including terrorism, cybercrime, human rights, and emotion

The book is packed with contemporary international case studies and has a lively 2 colour text design to aid student revision. Specially designed to be accessible and user-friendly, the new edition is also supported by a fully interactive companion website which offers exclusive access to British Crime Survey data, as well as other student and lecturer resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415464512
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/10/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
0.75(w) x 0.97(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Criminological Imagination 1. Introduction 2. Histories of Crime 3. Researching Crime Part 2: Thinking About Crime 4. Enlightenment and Early Traditions 5. Early Sociologies of Crime 6. Radicalizing Traditions: Marxism, feminism and Foucault 7. Crime, Social Theory and Social Change 8. Crime, Place and Space Part 3: Doing Crime 9. Victims and Victimization 10. Crime and Property 11. Crime, Sexuality and Gender 12. Crime, Emotion and Social Psychology 13. Organizational and Professional Forms of Crime Part 4: Controlling Crime 14. Drugs, Alcohol, Health and Crime 15. Thinking About Punishment 16. The Criminal Justice Process 17. Police and Policing 18. Prisons and Imprisonment Part 5: Globalizing Crime 19. Green Criminology 20. Crime and Media 21. Terrorism, State Crime and Human Rights 22. Futures of Crime, Control and Criminology

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