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Thinking about criminology

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Contributors: Holdaway, Simon (Other); Rock, Paul Elliott (Other)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
Published: Toronto Buffalo University of Toronto Press 2010
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Thinking about criminology : "facts are bits of biography" / Paul Rock and Simon Holdaway -- Theorizing : sotto voce / Clifford Shearing -- Making the invisible visible in criminology : a personal journey / Elizabeth A. Stanko -- Translations and refutations : an analysis of changing perspectives in criminology / Frances Heidensohn -- Copping a plea / Robert Reiner -- Back to the future : the predictive value of social theories of delinquency / David Downes -- Roots of a perspective / Nils Christie -- From criminology to anthropology? Identity, morality, and normality in the social construction of deviance / Richard Jenkins -- Obituaries, opportunities and obsessions / Ken Pease -- Thinking about criminology : a reflection on theory within criminology / Simon Holdaway and Paul Rock.
Thinking about criminology draws together the expertise of respected criminologists from the principle contemporary schools of thought. The book aims to provide a clear analysis of the relationship between sociological theory and contemporary empirical criminological research, discussing the ways in which theoretical perspectives have contributed to the understanding of relevant criminal justice institutions, law and policy
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-200) and index. - Description based on print version record
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Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002
Physical Description:Online Ressource (xii, 207 pages)
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Format:Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
ISBN:9781442664739
1442664738