Criminology: a sociological introduction

"Building on the success of the second edition, Criminology: A Sociological Introduction offers a comprehensive overview of the study of criminology, from early theoretical perspectives to pressing contemporary issues such as the globalization of crime, crimes against the environment and state...

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Contributors: Carrabine, Eamonn (Other)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: London [u.a.] Routledge 2014
Edition:3. ed.
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Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
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Summary:"Building on the success of the second edition, Criminology: A Sociological Introduction offers a comprehensive overview of the study of criminology, from early theoretical perspectives to pressing contemporary issues such as the globalization of crime, crimes against the environment and state crime. Authored by an internationally renowned and experienced group of authors in the Sociology department at Essex University, this is a truly international criminology text that delves into areas that other texts may only reference.This new edition will have increased coverage of psychosocial theory, as well as more consideration of the social, political and economic contexts of crime in the post-financial-crisis world. Focusing on emerging areas in global criminology, such as green crime, state crime and cyber crime, this book is essential reading for criminology students looking to expand their understanding of crime and the world in which they live"--
"The third edition of Criminology: A Sociological Introduction offers a comprehensive overview of the study of criminology, from early theoretical perspectives to pressing contemporary issues such as the globalization of crime, crimes against the environment and state crime. New to the third edition is a refreshed focus on the social, political and economic context of crime in the post financial crisis world as well as two separate chapters on terrorism and counter-terrorism and state crime and human rights. New developments in the field, including psychosocial criminology are also reflected upon and considered. This popular textbook offers a challenging and critical approach to the study of criminology and is essential reading for students looking to expand their understanding of crime and the world in which they live. The book is supported by a free companion website featuring a wealth of additional resources including a testbank of questions, assignable exercises and downloadable illustrations for instructors, and links to useful websites and videos, an interactive flashcard glossary and study skills guidance for students. These resources can be accessed at www.routledge.com/cw/carrabine"--
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references p. 496 - 567 and index
Physical Description:XXVII, 587 S. Ill., graph. Darst. 25 cm
ISBN:9780415640800
9780415640787