Autor: Tim Newburn
ISBN-13: 9780199643257
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Seiten: 139
Format: 172x111x15 mm
Sprache: Englisch

Criminology: A Very Short Introduction

Very Short Introductions
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From murder to theft to drug gangs, crime and criminal justice affect the lives of millions of people worldwide. Tim Newburn considers how we can study trends in crime, and use them to inform preventative policy and criminal justice. Analysing the history of crime, he discusses the role of criminology in crime control and politics.
1 Introducing criminology; 2 What is crime?; 3 Who commits crime?; 4 How do we measure crime?; 5 Understanding recent trends in crime; 6 Understanding the crime drop; 7 How do we control crime?; 8 How do we prevent crime?; 9 Where next for criminology?; Sources and Further Reading; Index
From murder to theft to drug gangs, crime and criminal justice affect the lives of millions of people worldwide. Tim Newburn considers how we can study trends in crime, and use them to inform preventative policy and criminal justice. Analysing the history of crime, he discusses the role of criminology in crime control and politics.
Autor: Tim Newburn
Tim Newburn is Professor of Social Policy and Criminology at the London School of Economics. He is a former President of the British Society of Criminology (2005- 08) and was elected an Academician of the Academy of Learned Societies for the Social Sciences in 2005. In 2009, together with two colleagues, he was appointed Official Historian on Criminal Justice. He is a member of the Home Office's Scientific Advisory Committee and numerous other advisory bodies. He is the founding editor of the journal Criminology and Criminal Justice and is the author or editor of 35 books, including the leading undergraduate textbook in the field: Criminology (Willan Publishing, 2007).

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Autor: Tim Newburn
ISBN-13:: 9780199643257
ISBN: 0199643253
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.05.2018
Verlag: Oxford University Press
Gewicht: 126g
Seiten: 139
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 172x111x15 mm, 14 black and white images