Understanding Criminology (Paperback)Sandra Walklate (author)
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The book examines the development of criminological theory over the past twenty five years, with detailed analysis of the relationship between criminological theorizing, criminal justice, social justice, and politics. It also provides:A detailed examination of the role of the media in relation to the fear of crime Expanded discussion of classical criminology, adding discussion of cultural criminologySpecial reference to young people and victims of crimeA critical consideration of current policies concerned with rebalancing the criminal justice systemIncreased emphasis on issues related to risk and terrorism A comprehensive update of policy and research throughoutUnderstanding Criminology is key reading for students who are new to the discipline, but also contains the rigourous analysis required by all levels of undergraduate student.
Publisher: Open University Press
Number of pages: 208
Dimensions: 241 x 172 x 13 mm
Edition: 3rd edition
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