A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Criminology (Very Short, Fairly Interesting & Cheap Books)

A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Criminology (Very Short, Fairly Interesting & Cheap Books)

By: Ronnie Lippens (author)Paperback

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This is the book that criminology students have been waiting for. Written in a lively and conversational style, it introduces and familiarizes students with a set of basic notions which are essential to the study of crime and its control. The book explains the background to the ideas that underpin current debates about crime. It explores the interplay between philosophical and criminological theories to provide a stimulating and insightful overview of the subject. It offers students a fresh way of thinking about crime, giving them an opportunity to develop their understanding and to hone their critical skills. The antidote to the boring textbook, this is the perfect accompaniment to any course on criminology.

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Contents

Chapter 1: A Slightly Philosophical Introduction to the Study of Criminology? Chapter 2: Transgression, Crime and Control (on Human Life) Chapter 3: Understanding Crime (on Human Existence) Chapter 4: Controlling Crime (on the Mastery of Others) Chapter 5: The Resolution of Human Conflict (on the Mastery of Self) Chapter 6: Criminological Knowledge (on the Absurd) Chapter 7: Afterthought

Product Details

  • publication date: 18/01/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781848601406
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 152
  • ID: 9781848601406
  • weight: 159
  • ISBN10: 1848601409

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