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Public Criminology? / Edition 1

Public Criminology? / Edition 1

by Ian Loader, Richard Sparks
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ISBN-13: 9780415445504
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/10/2010
Series: Key Ideas in Criminology Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Ian Loader is Professor of Criminology and Director of the Centre for Criminology at the University of Oxford. He is author of Civilizing Security, with Neil Walker (Cambridge University Press, 2007), and is currently researching and writing about markets for security commodities.

Richard Sparks is Professor of Criminology at the University of Edinburgh and a Co-Director of the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research ( His current interests include comparative and trans-national aspects of public policy on crime and punishment.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Why Public Criminology? 1. The Condition of Contemporary Criminology 2. The Public Social Science Debate 3. Criminology in a Hot Climate 4. Cooling Devices 5. Criminology as a Democratic Under-Labourer.

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