Key Readings in Criminology (inbunden)
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Key Readings in Criminology

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Key Readings in Criminology provides a comprehensive single-volume collection of readings in criminology. It provides students with convenient access to a broad range of excerpts (over 150 readings) from original criminological texts and key articles, and is designed to be used either as a stand-alone text or in conjunction with the same author's textbook, Criminology. This volume can be used in a number of ways in support of the study of criminology: as a source of both key and supplementary reading for lectures; as the basis for organized reading in advance of seminars and tutorials; as the basis for classroom discussion and analysis; as a broad source of reading for exam revision; in addition it provides students with access to a broad range of materials with which to follow up their reading of their main textbook; it includes readings that include more recent summaries of particularly important criminological issues, as well as excerpts from criminological classics; it also introduces students not only to criminological argument and debate, but also encourages them to read primary as well as secondary or summary sources.
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'... by far the most comprehensive, contemporary and wide-ranging reader on the market ... I have no doubt that it will prove very successful indeed.' Dave Edwards, London Metropolitan University '... it's a terrific collection and nothing nearly as good exists elsewhere.' Jonathan Simon, University of California Berkeley 'A lot of criminology for little money. It contains so many classics we want our students to read anyway, that it is fair to say it is an excellent buy for anyone studying criminology' Professor Renvan Swaaningen, Erasmus University, Rotterdam

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Tim Newburn is Professor of Criminology and Social Policy at the London School of Economics. He is currently President of the British Society of Criminology. Tim is the author or editor of over 30 books, the most recent of which are The Politics of Crime Control (edited with Paul Rock, Oxford University Press 2006); Policy Transfer and Criminal Justice (with Trevor Jones, Open University Press 2007); and the Handbook of Criminal Investigation (co-edited with Tom Williamson and Alan Wright, Willan Publishing 2007).


1. Understanding Crime and Criminology 2. Crime and Punishment in History 3. Crime Data and Crime Trends 4. Crime and the Media 5. Classicism and Positivism 6. Biological Positivism 7. Psychological Positivism 8. Durkheim, Anomie and Strain 9. The Chicago School: Culture and Subcultures 10. Interactionism and Labelling Theory 11. Control Theories 12. Radical and Critical Criminology 13. Left and Right Realism 14. Contemporary Classicism 15. Feminist Criminology 16. Late Modernity, Governmentality and Risk 17 .Victims, Victimization and Victimology 18. White-Collar and Corporate Crime 19. Organised Crime 20. Violent and Property Crime 21. Drugs and Alcohol 22. Penology and Punishment 23. Understanding Criminal Justice 24. Crime Prevention and Community Safety 25. The Police and Policing 26. Criminal Courts and the Court Process 27. Sentencing and Non-Custodial Penalties 28. Prisons and Imprisonment 29. Youth Crime and Youth Justice 30. Restorative Justice 31. Race, Crime and Justice 32. Gender, Crime and Justice 33. Criminal and Forensic Psychology 34. Globalisation, Terrorism and Human Rights 35. Doing Criminological Research