Journals Higher Education



Published: 23 May 2012

1,056 Pages | 28 BW

9.7 x 6.7 inches

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
  • 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; and 'What works'