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The Oxford Handbook of Criminology 5th ed isbn 9780199590278

The Oxford Handbook of Criminology 4th ed

Edited by: Mike Maguire, Rod Morgan, Robert Reiner

ISBN13: 9780199205431
New Edition ISBN: 9780199590278
Previous Edition ISBN: 0199249377
Published: March 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



The most comprehensive and authoritative single volume text on the subject, the fourth edition of the acclaimed Oxford Handbook of Criminology combines masterly reviews of all the key topics with extensive references to aid further research.

In addition to the history of the discipline and reviews of different theoretical perspectives, the book provides up-to-date reviews of diverse topics as the criminal justice process, race and gender, crime statistics, and the media and crime. The fourth edition has been substantially revised and updated and is essential reading for all teachers and students of criminology and an indispensable sourcebook for professionals.

New to this edition:-

  • Fully updated to include discussion and analysis of all new developments, including a new chapter on imprisonment, the changing penal system
  • New two colour text design
  • Fully customisable test bank of questions linked directly to the book enabling lecturers to assess their students' learning.
Online Resource Centre:-
  • Test bank of questions enabling lecturers to test their students' progress and understanding
  • Web links to key criminological resources allowing students to further research the subject
  • Notes on the Contributors
  • Editors' Introduction to the 4th edition

Subjects:
Criminology
Contents:
CRIMINOLOGY: HISTORY AND THEORY;
1. Sociological Theories of Crime
2. Criminal Psychology
3. Contemporary Landscapes of Crime, Order and Control: Governance, Risk, and Globalization
4. Cultural Criminology
5. Historical perspectives on Crime
6. Comparing Criminal Justice
7. Diversity, Crime, and Criminal Justice
THE SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF CRIME AND CRIME CONTROL;
8. Legal Constructions of Crime
9. No Turning Back: the Politics of Law and Order into the Millennium
10. Crime data and statistics
11. Media Made Criminality: the Representation of Crime in the Mass Media
DIMENSIONS OF CRIME;
12. Political Economy, Crime, and Criminal Justice
13. Gender and Crime
14. Ethnicities, Racism, Crime, and Criminal Justice
15. Victims, Victimization and Criminal Justice
16. Mentally Disordered Offenders, Mental Health, and Crime
17. Place, Space, Crime and Disorder
18. Youth Crime and Youth Culture
19. Childhood Risk Factors and Risk-Focussed Prevention
20. Crime and the Life Course
FORMS OF CRIME;
21. Violent Crime
22. White-Collar and Corporate Crime
23. Organizing Serious, Transnational, and Terrorist Crimes
24. Drugs, Alcohol, and Crime
REACTIONS TO CRIME;
25. The Goverance of Security: Pluralization, Provatization, and Polarization in Crime Control
26. Crime Prevention and Community Safety
27. Policing and the Police
28. From Suspect to Trial
29. Sentencing
30. Youth Justice
31. Community Penalties: Probation, 'What Works' and Offender Management
32. Imprisonment: An Expanding Scene