OXF HANDB CRIMIN 5E & CRIMIN SKILLS PCK

OXF HANDB CRIMIN 5E & CRIMIN SKILLS PCK

by Mike Maguire, Rod Morgan, Robert Reiner, Emily Finch, Stefan Fafinski
     
 

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

Overview

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 such diverse topics as public views about crime and justice, youth crime and justice and state crime and human rights.

Criminology Skills covers both study skills and research skills in one manageable volume. The text is designed to enable you to develop an integrated understanding of the key skills required to succeed in your study of criminology. A three-part structure introduces you to the skills of finding source materials and takes you through the academic skills you'll need to succeed in your degree before finishing with a section on research methods. The book provides an ideal introduction to the key study and research skills that you will need to demonstrate during your study and practice of criminology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198706793
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
11/01/2013
Pages:
1480
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.70(h) x 2.30(d)

Meet the Author

Mike Maguire, Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Cardiff University (Emeritus) and University of Glamorgan

Rod Morgan, Professor Emeritus, University of Bristol

Robert Reiner, Professor of Criminology, London School of Economics and Political Science

Emily Finch, Senior Lecturer, University of Surrey

Stefan Fafinski, Research Fellow, University of Leeds

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