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Published: 12 April 2012

1,056 Pages | 28 BW


ISBN: 9780199590278

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The Oxford Handbook of Criminology

Fifth Edition

Edited by Mike Maguire, Rod Morgan, and Robert Reiner

  • The most comprehensive and authoritative single volume guide to criminology
  • Brings together contributions from leading academics detailing the relevant theory, recent research, policy developments, and current debates, enabling students to fully appreciate the diverse array of viewpoints in criminological discourse
  • Includes detailed references enabling readers to further research the topics discussed
  • Features an extensive online resource centre providing additional teaching and learning materials for both students and lecturers

New to this Edition:

  • Features completely new chapters on: * The state of modern criminology * Public views about crime and justice * Youth crime and justice * Developmental and life-course criminology * The organisation of serious crimes for gain * Terrorism and counter-terrorism * State crime and human rights * Community sanctions * Out-of-court decisions: cautions, fixed penalties, breach, parole

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