Journals Higher Education



Published: 12 June 2014

224 Pages


ISBN: 9780199684472

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This publication is part of the Policing Publishing Program

Signal Crimes

Social Reactions to Crime, Disorder, and Control

Martin Innes

  • Sets out a radical new framework for understanding how we individually and collectively interpret, make-sense of and react to crime.
  • Uses extensive empirical data from fieldwork studies of public reactions to anti-social behaviour, high profile murders and terrorism to show how ideas about signaling shed new light on 'real world' issues.
  • Showcases key ideas, such as Neighbourhood Policing, that have already had considerable policy and practice impact.

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