A Historical Study of Habitual Criminals
Professor Barry Godfrey is Director at the Institute of Law, Politics, and Justice at Keele University. He has widely published on crime history. Dr. David Cox is Researach Associate at the Centre for Criminology, Keele University. He has a Ph.D on policing in the early 19th century. Dr. Stephen Farrall is a Reader in Criminology at Sheffield University. He previously worked at the Centre for Criminological Research, University of Oxford and the Department of Criminology at Keele University. He is the author of over 30 articles and book chapters.
Author's Preface; 1. Serious Offenders and their Researchers; 2. Our Methodology; 3. Serious Offenders, and the Legislation that 'Produced' them; 4. Understanding the Evidence; 5. The Impact of Social and Personal Factors on Serious Offending; 6. Hunting Men down to Honesty and Respectability; 7. Making Sense of Historical and Modern Systems of Control and Surveillance