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Author: Tim Newburn
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
Comprehensive and accessible, Tim Newburn’s bestselling?Criminology?provides an introduction to the fundamental themes, concepts, theories, methods and events that underpin the subject and form the basis for all undergraduate degree courses and modules?in Criminology and Criminal Justice.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Newburn, Tim.
New York : Routledge, 2017
(DLC) 2016023993
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Newburn
ISBN: 9781317244264 1317244265 9781315629513 1315629518
OCLC Number: 971613676
Notes: Revised edition of the author's Criminology, 2012.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgements --
Understanding crime and criminology --
Understanding crime and criminology --
Crime and punishment in history --
Crime data and crime trends --
Crime and the media --
The politics of crime and its control --
Understanding crime : theories and concepts --
Classicism and positivism --
Biological positivism --
Psychological positivism --
Durkheim, anomie and strain --
The chicago school, subcultures and cultural criminology --
Interactionism and labelling theory --
Control theories --
Radical and critical criminology --
Realist criminology --
Contemporary classicism --
Feminist criminology --
Late modernity, governmentality and risk --
Understanding crime : types and trends --
Victims, victimization and victimology --
White collar and corporate crime --
Organised crime --
Violent and property crime --
Drugs and alcohol --
Understanding criminal justice --
Penology and punishment --
Understanding criminal justice --
Crime prevention and community safety --
Policing --
Criminal courts and the court process --
Sentencing and non-custodial penalties --
Prisons and imprisonment --
Youth crime and youth justice --
Restorative justice --
Critical issues in criminology --
Race, crime and criminal justice --
Gender, crime and justice --
Criminal and forensic psychology --
Green criminology --
Globalisation, terrorism and human rights --
Doing criminology --
Understanding criminological research --
Doing criminological research --
Publisher's acknowledgements --
Glossary --
Bibliography --
Responsibility: Tim Newburn.


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