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Criminology: The Key Concepts

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Synopsis:

Fully cross-referenced, with extensive suggestions for further reading and in-depth study of the topics discussed, this is an essential reference guide for students of Criminology at all levels. Topics covered range across sociological concepts, the justice system and the different varieties of criminal and deviant behaviour in an easy to use A to Z format.

Synopsis:

Criminology: The Key Concepts is an authoritative and comprehensive study guide and reference resource that will take you through all the concepts, approaches, issues and institutions central to the study of crime in contemporary society.

Topics covered in this easy to use A-Z guide include:

  • policing, sentencing and the justice system
  • types of crime, including corporate crime, cybercrime, sex and hate crimes
  • feminist, marxist and cultural approaches to criminology
  • terrorism, state crime, war crimes and human rights
  • social issues such as anti-social behaviour, domestic violence and pornography
  • criminal psychology and deviance

Fully cross-referenced, with extensive suggestions for further reading and in-depth study of the topics discussed, this is an essential reference guide for students of Criminology at all levels.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415427937
Author:
O'brien, Martin
Publisher:
Routledge
Author:
O'Brien, Martin
Author:
Yar, Majid
Author:
O'Brien Martin
Subject:
Criminology
Subject:
Crime-Criminology
Series:
Routledge Key Guides
Publication Date:
20081031
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.50x5.70x.90 in. .75 lbs.

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Product details 240 pages Routledge - English 9780415427937 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Fully cross-referenced, with extensive suggestions for further reading and in-depth study of the topics discussed, this is an essential reference guide for students of Criminology at all levels. Topics covered range across sociological concepts, the justice system and the different varieties of criminal and deviant behaviour in an easy to use A to Z format.
"Synopsis" by , Criminology: The Key Concepts is an authoritative and comprehensive study guide and reference resource that will take you through all the concepts, approaches, issues and institutions central to the study of crime in contemporary society.

Topics covered in this easy to use A-Z guide include:

  • policing, sentencing and the justice system
  • types of crime, including corporate crime, cybercrime, sex and hate crimes
  • feminist, marxist and cultural approaches to criminology
  • terrorism, state crime, war crimes and human rights
  • social issues such as anti-social behaviour, domestic violence and pornography
  • criminal psychology and deviance

Fully cross-referenced, with extensive suggestions for further reading and in-depth study of the topics discussed, this is an essential reference guide for students of Criminology at all levels.

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