Criminology: A Very Short Introduction (häftad)
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Criminology: A Very Short Introduction (häftad)

Criminology: A Very Short Introduction

Häftad Engelska, 2018-04-26
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From murder to theft to drug gangs, crime and criminal justice affect the lives of millions of people worldwide. Tim Newburn considers how we can study trends in crime, and use them to inform preventative policy and criminal justice. Analysing the history of crime, he discusses the role of criminology in crime control and politics.
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Shadd Maruna, Co-Editor, Oxford Handbook of Criminology What is crime? Who is a criminal? These are big questions, tackled adroitly and insightfully in this short but weighty book.

David Garland, Professor of Law and Sociology, New York University Tim Newburn presents the fundamental concepts, concerns, and findings of criminology with a clarity and wit that make it fully accessible to the beginner without ever sacrificing the depth and originality needed to hold the attention of the expert. This is a wonderfully concise and engaging book!

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Tim Newburn is Professor of Social Policy and Criminology, and Head of Department of Social Policy at the London School of Economics. He is a former President of the British Society of Criminology (2005- 08) and was elected an Academician of the Academy of Learned Societies for the Social Sciences in 2005. In 2009, together with two colleagues, he was appointed Official Historian on Criminal Justice. He is a member of the Home Office's Scientific Advisory Committee and numerous other advisory bodies. He is the founding editor of the journal Criminology and Criminal Justice and is the author or editor of 35 books, including the leading undergraduate textbook in the field: Criminology (Willan Publishing, 2007).


Introducing criminologyWhat is crime?Who commits crime?How do we measure crime?Understanding recent trends in crimeUnderstanding the crime dropHow do we control crime?How do we prevent crime?Where next for criminology?Sources and Further ReadingIndex