Introducing Criminology and Criminal Justice

Introducing Criminology and Criminal Justice

by Chris Crowther-Dowey, Allyson MacVean
     
 

This wide-ranging textbook is the ideal starting-point for anyone studying criminology or criminal justice. Assuming no prior knowledge, it provides a clear and user-friendly introduction to the key definitions and issues of crime. Exploring crime data, the criminal justice system and theories of crime, the text aims to broaden students' understanding by focusing

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This wide-ranging textbook is the ideal starting-point for anyone studying criminology or criminal justice. Assuming no prior knowledge, it provides a clear and user-friendly introduction to the key definitions and issues of crime. Exploring crime data, the criminal justice system and theories of crime, the text aims to broaden students' understanding by focusing on the relationship between theory, methods, policy and practice and setting the British picture in comparative context. It is supported by an excellent pedagogical infrastructure, which ensures that a clear thematic and conceptual framework connects the different parts of the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403912169
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
06/12/2007
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.52(w) x 9.67(h) x 0.94(d)

Meet the Author

CHRIS CROWTHER is Senior Lecturer in Social Policy at Sheffield Hallam University.

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