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Crime, Criminality and Criminal Justice equips readers with everything they need to know for beginning studies in crime and criminology. This comprehensive introduction explores a broad range of topics including criminological theory; types and causes of crime; social inequality and difference; victimology; crime prevention; and institutions of criminal justice. It includes new chapters on 'Eco-crime and Green Criminology', Cyber-Crime and New Information Technologies, and Juvenile Justice.
The second edition includes learning support features of margin definitions, issues for consideration, discussion questions and further reading suggestions in each chapter to help students understand key concepts. Written in an engaging and student-friendly style, this book enables readers to relate theory to real world examples and provides a clear and accessible foundation in crime and criminal justice in Australian society.
About the Author
Rob White is a Professor of Criminology, School of Social Sciences, University of Tasmania. Santina Perrone has extensive experience in teaching and applied criminology at the University of Melbourne, the Australian Institute of Criminology, the Victorian Department of Justice and the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation.
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Crime, Criminality and Criminal Justice
Introduction: Understanding Crime Part 1: Crime and Criminality 1. Doing Criminology 2. Crime and the Media 3. Traditional Criminological Theory 4. Mainstream Perspectives 5. Challenges to Criminological Orthodoxies 6. Victims and Victimology 7. Crime and Social Inequality 8. Crime and Social Difference 9. Crimes against Property 10. Crimes against the Person 11. Crimes against Convention 12. Crimes of the Powerful 13. Transnational Crimes and Global Criminology 14. Eco-Crime and Green Criminology15. Cyber-Crime and New Information TechnologiesIntroduction: Understanding Criminal Justice Part 2: Institutions of Criminal Justice 16. Police Roles and Techniques 17. Different Policing for Different People 18. Forensic Studies 19. Law and the Legal Profession 20. Courts and Court Processes 21. Juvenile Justice22. Access and Alternatives to Justice 23. Judicial Decisions and Sentencing 24. Punishment and Penalty 25. Incarceration and Prisonisation26. Community Corrections 27. Recidivism, Rehabilitation and Restorative Justice 28. Crime Prevention
ISBN: 9780195520125 ISBN-10: 0195520122 Audience:
Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 800 Published: 30th January 2015 Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia Country of Publication: AU Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 19.4
Weight (kg): 1.38
Edition Number: 2 Edition Type: Revised