The Oxford Handbook of Criminology (5th Revised edition)

The Oxford Handbook of Criminology (5th Revised edition)

By: Robert Reiner (editor), Rod Morgan (editor), Mike Maguire (editor)Paperback

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The most comprehensive and authoritative single volume text on the subject, the fifth edition of the acclaimed Oxford Handbook of Criminology combines masterly reviews of all the key topics with extensive references to aid further research. In addition to the history of the discipline and reviews of different theoretical perspectives, the book provides up-to-date reviews of such diverse topics as public views about crime and justice, youth crime and justice and state crime and human rights. The fifth edition has been substantially revised and updated so that it covers topics being taught at undergraduate level as well as encapsulating the latest developments in the academic and practical spheres of criminology, including reflections on the August 2011 riots. An impressive line-up of contributors, experts in their respective fields, means the Oxford Handbook of Criminology will continue to be an essential purchase for all students and teachers of criminology and an indispensable resource for professionals. Online Resource Centre * Selected chapters from previous editions * Details about the contributors * Guidance on answering essay questions * Essay questions * Selected further reading * Weblinks * Figures and tables from the text

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Mike Maguire: Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Cardiff University (Emeritus) and University of Glamorgan Rod Morgan: Professor Emeritus, University of Bristol Robert Reiner: Professor of Criminology, London School of Economics and Political Science

Contents

CRIMINOLOGY: HISTORY AND THEORY ; SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIONS OF CRIME AND CRIME CONTROL ; DIMENSIONS OF CRIME ; FORMS OF CRIME ; REACTIONS TO CRIME

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/04/2012
  • ISBN13: 9780199590278
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 1056
  • ID: 9780199590278
  • weight: 1773
  • ISBN10: 0199590273
  • edition: 5th Revised edition

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