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Criminology : a sociological introduction

Author: Eamonn Carrabine
Publisher: London ; New York : Taylor & Francis e-Library, ©2004.
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This fully comprehensive general introduction to Criminology from a sociological perspective provides a uch-needed textbook for an increasingly popular area of study. Written by a team of authors with a broad range of teaching and individual expertise, it covers almost every module offered in UK criminological courses and will be valuable to students of criminology worldwide. It covers: The key traditions in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eamonn Carrabine
ISBN: 9781134461202 1134461208 0203642953 9780203642955
OCLC Number: 456008726
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 428 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Part 1: The Criminological Imagination. Introduction and Overview: Method and Measurement in Criminology Part 2: Thinking About Crime 1. The Enlightenment and Early Traditions 2. Early Sociological Thinking about Crime 3. Radicalizing Traditions: Labelling, New Criminologies and the Gender Issue 4. Social Change and Criminological Thinking Part 3: Doing Crime 5. Victims and Victimization 6. Crime and Property 7. Crime and Sexuality 8. Crime and Emotion 9. Organizational and Professional Forms of Crime 10. Drugs, Alcohol, Health and Crime Part 4: Controlling Crime 11. Thinking about Punishment 12. The Criminal Justice Process 13. Police and Policing 14. Prisons and Imprisonment Part 5: Globalizing Crime 15. The Greening of Criminology 16. Crime and Media 17. Crime and Human Rights 18. Horizons and Futures of Crime and Criminology
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This fully comprehensive general introduction to Criminology from a sociological perspective provides a uch-needed textbook for an increasingly popular area of study. Written by a team of authors with a broad range of teaching and individual expertise, it covers almost every module offered in UK criminological courses and will be valuable to students of criminology worldwide. It covers: The key traditions in criminology, their critical assessment and more recent developments. New ways of thinking about crime and control, including crime and emotions, drugs and alchohol, from a public health perspective. Different dimensions of the problem of crime and misconduct, including crime and sexuality, crimes against the environment, crime and human rights, organizational deviance. Key debates in criminological theory. The criminal justice system. New areas such as the globalization of crime and crime in cyberspace.

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Eamonn Carrabine, Pam Cox, Maggy Lee, Ken Plummer and Nigel South allwork in the Department of Sociology at the University of Essex, Colchester, UK. Criminology: A Sociological Introduction presents Read more...

 
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