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Crime, criminality and criminal justice

Author: R D White; Santina Perrone
Publisher: South Melbourne, Victoria : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Crime, Criminality and Criminal Justice equips readers with everything they need to know for beginning studies in crime and criminology. This comprehensive introduction explores a broad range of topics including criminological theory; types and causes of crime; social inequality and difference; victimology; crime prevention; and institutions of criminal justice. It includes new chapters on 'Eco-crime and Green  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R D White; Santina Perrone
ISBN: 9780195520125 0195520122
OCLC Number: 885432510
Description: xv, 720 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part 1: Crime & Criminality --
1. Doing Criminology --
2. Crime and the Media --
3. Traditional Criminological Theory --
4. Mainstream Perspectives --
5. Challenges to Criminological Orthodoxies --
6. Victims and Victimology --
7. Crime and Social Inequality --
8. Crimes and Social Difference --
9. Crimes against Property --
10. Crimes against the Person --
11. Crimes against Convention --
12. Crimes of the Powerful --
13. Transnational Crimes and Global Criminology --
14. Eco-crimes and Green Criminology --
15. Cyber-crime and New Information Technologies --
Part 2: Institutions of Criminal Justice --
16. Police Roles and Techniques --
17. Different Policing for Different People --
18. Forensic Studies --
19. Law and the Legal Profession --
20. Courts and Court Processes --
21. Juvenile Justice --
22. Access and Alternatives to Justice --
23. Judicial Decisions and Sentencing --
24. Punishment and Penalty --
25. Incarceration and Prisonisation --
26. Community Corrections --
27. Recidivism, Rehabilitation and Restorative Justice --
28. Crime Prevention.
Other Titles: Crime, criminality & criminal justice
Responsibility: Rob White, Santina Perrone.
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