Introduction to Criminology

by Russell Pond

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A basic guide – written with newcomers, lay people and those working within the criminal justice field in mind. Acquaint yourself with some key strands of this literally enormous topic and how it interacts with real life situations by reading the chapters of this book as follows:

1. Introduction

2. Classicism

3. Positivism

4. Strain Theories

5. Control Theories

6. Gender, Subcultures, Labelling and Differential Association

7. Conflict and Radical Criminology

8. Victimology, Fear of Crime, Restorative Justice – and A Look at Some Statistics

9. Criminology: Aspects of Criminal Justice (Criminal Justice Models; Police, Policing and Law and Order; Public Disorder; Bail or Custody; Punishment and Sentencing; Prisons; Crime Prevention and Community Safety; White Collar Crime).

Plus a brief Bibliography.

Reviews

‘Most helpful and readable… . fascinating and thought-provoking’: The Magistrate

Additional information

Weight248 g
Dimensions229 × 153 × 10 mm
Author

Publisher

Waterside Press

Format

Pages

160

Publication date

31/03/1999

ISBN

9781872870427

Place of origin

United Kingdom

Ebook (PDF)

9781908162267

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