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Published: 28 March 2013

480 Pages


ISBN: 9780199651849

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division


Fifth Edition

Stephen Jones

  • Succinct coverage of all the leading sociological and psychological theories of crime and deviance provides students with a firm foundation of knowledge
  • Takes full account of the historical background of contemporary theories, helping to explain their development
  • Thoroughly referenced, providing plenty of opportunity for further reading for those interested in researching the area in more detail
  • Written in a clear and readable style that helps students understand even complex aspects of criminology

New to this Edition:

  • The 5th edition has been fully updated with key developments in the field, including recent research on crime and poverty and the latest developments in genetics.
  • Recent criminal statistics from the Office of National Statistics and the Crime Survey for England and Wales (formerly the British Crime Survey).

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