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Criminology: A Sociological Introduction, 2nd edition


The new edition of "Criminology: A Sociological Introduction" builds on the success of the first edition and now includes two new chapters: Crime, Place and Space, and Histories of Crime. More than a collection of orthodox thinking, this fully revised and updated textbook is also ground in original research, and offers a clear and insightful introduction to the key topics studied in undergraduate criminology courses, including: crime trends, from historical overview to recent crime patterns; criminal justice system, including policing and prisons; ways of thinking about crime and control, from the origins of criminology to contemporary theories; research methods used by criminologists; and, new topics within criminology including terrorism, cybercrime, human rights, and emotion.The book is packed with contemporary international case studies and has a lively 2 colour text design to aid student revision. Specially designed to be accessible and user-friendly, the new edition is also supported by a fully interactive companion website which offers exclusive access to British Crime Survey data, as well as other student and lecturer resources.

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