Criminology: A Sociological Introduction / Edition 2 available in Hardcover
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- 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 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.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Product dimensions:||7.50(w) x 9.75(h) x 1.30(d)|
About the Author
Eamonn Carrabine, Pam Cox, Maggy Lee, Ken Plummer and Nigel South all
work in the Department of Sociology at the University of Essex, Colchester, UK.
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