`This second edition is an excellent updated collection. The volume's fifty essays provide invaluable sources for academics, students and practitioners interested in enduring and new criminological issues and concerns' - SCOLAG Legal Journal
`In its acumen and choice of readings it is simply the best accompanying reader for an undergraduate criminological theory course' -
Dr Colin Webster, Senior Lecturer in Criminology, University of Teeside
`This is by far the most comprehensive and enjoyable reader in criminological theory. It is both international in its scope and historical in its depth. This is a must for a student beginning the subject or a postgraduate wanting to be reminded how criminology at its best can be so intellectually exhilarating. For the writer here are all the core articles you need for quick reference, for the teacher this is one book you can recommend with the knowledge that it can be used across topics whilst presenting the student with the width of perspective which is the basis of a sound education in the social sciences' - Jock Young, Visiting Professor, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, the City University of New York
`Provides an excellent and comprehensive introduction to the critical issues and debates that are revitalising contemporary criminology. This genuinely international text will be an invaluable resource for both students and lecturers alike' - Professor Adam Crawford, Centre for Criminal Justice Studies, Department of Law, University of Leeds
The Second Edition of this highly successful and internationally acclaimed Reader, now fully revised and updated, provides readers with a comprehensive introduction to the depth and diversity of criminological thinking. The carefully selected readings which cover the most significant theoretical and empirical work in the field, provide access to the core perspectives that underpin criminology and promote fresh debate at the interface of the different perspectives.
The Reader is organised into six sections: Part One: Criminological Formations; Part Two: Crime Causation; Part Three: Criminalisation; Part Four: Criminal Justice and Crime Prevention; Part Five: Discipline and Governance; Part Six: Criminological Transformations.
It contains new readings on:
· social control theory
· opportunity theory
· gender and crime control
· race and criminalisation
· the governance of crime
· psycho-social criminology
· cultural criminology
· global criminology.
In order to guide readers through the different perspectives, the text has a substantial introduction. Each part of the reader is also prefaced by a concise introduction that identifies the significance of each article.
The Second Edition of Criminological Perspectives offers the most comprehensive guide to the major topics and areas of debate that constitute contemporary criminology. It will be essential reading for students of criminology, criminal justice studies, socio-legal studies, sociology, social policy and social work.
Criminological Perspectives: Essential Readings is the set book for The Open University course Crime, Order and Social Control (D315).About the Author:
Eugene McLaughlin is Professor of Criminology at City University and is one of the UK's foremost authorities in the study of policing.
John Muncie is Professor of Criminology at the Open University. He has published extensively on youth culture, youth justice and criminological theory.
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Descripción SAGE Publications Ltd, 2003. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Introduction Theorizing Crime and Criminal Justice PART ONE: PAST TENSE: CRIMINOLOGICAL FORMATIONS On Crimes and Punishments - Cesare Beccaria Panopticon, or, Inspection-house, &C - Jeremy Bentham Of the Development of the Propensity to Crime - Adolphe Quetelet The Criminal Type in Women and Its Atavistic Origin - Cesare Lombroso and William Ferrero Causes of Criminal Behavior - Enrico Ferri Criminality and Economic Conditions - Willem Bonger The Normal and the Pathological - Emile Durkheim Law and Authority - Peter Kropotkin PART TWO: THE PROBLEM OF CRIME I: CAUSATION Genetic Factors in the Etiology of Criminal Behavior - Sarnoff A Mednick, William F Gabrielli Jr and Barry Hutchings Personality Theory and the Problem of Criminality - H J Eysenck Explanations of Crime and Place - Anthony E Bottoms and Paul Wiles The Underclass - Charles Murray Relative Deprivation - John Lea and Jock Young The Generality of Deviance - Travis Hirschi and Michael R Gottfredson The Routine Activity Approach as a General Crime Theory - Marcus Felson Seductions and Repulsions of Crime - Jack Katz The Etiology of Female Crime - Dorie Klein Explaining Male Violence - Lynne Segal PART THREE: THE PROBLEM OF CRIME II: CRIMINALIZATION Techniques of Neutralization - Gresham M Sykes and David Matza Outsiders - Howard Becker Towards a Political Economy of Crime - William J Chambliss The New Criminology - Ian Taylor, Paul Walton and Jock Young Crime, Power and Ideological Mystification - Steven Box Race and Criminalization - Angela Y Davis Black Americans and the Punishment Industry The Theoretical and Political Priorities of Critical Criminology - Phil Scraton and Kathryn Chadwick Critical Criminology and the Concept of Crime - Louk H C Hulsman The Need for a Radical Realism - Jock Young PART FOUR: CRIME CONTROL I: CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND CRIME PREVENTION On Deterrence - James Q Wilson Giving Criminals Their Just Deserts - Andrew von Hirsch The Value of Rehabilitation - Francis T Cullen and Karen E Gilbert 'Situational' Crime Prevention - Ronald V G Clarke Theory and Practice Social Crime Prevention Strategies in a Market Society - Elliot Currie Abolitionism and Crime Control - Willem De Haan Reintegrative Shaming - John Braithwaite Broken Windows - James Q Wilson and George L Kelling The Police and Neighborhood Safety PART FIVE: CRIME CONTROL II: DISCIPLINE AND GOVERNMENTALITY The Carceral - Michel Foucault From the Panopticon to Disney World - Clifford D Shearing and Phillip C Stenning The Development of Discipline The New Penology - Malcolm M Feeley and Jonathan Simon Governmentality - Michel Foucault Risk, Power and Crime Prevention - Pat O'Malley 'Governmentality' and the Problem of Crime - David Garland Foucault, Criminology, Sociology Spatial Governmentality and the New Urban Social Order - Sally Engel Merry Controlling Gender Violence through Law PART SIX: FUTURE TENSE: CRIMINOLOGICAL TRANSFORMATIONS Feminist Approaches to Criminology or Postmodern Woman Meets Atavistic Man - Carol Smart Different Ways of Conceptualizing Sex//Gender in Feminist Theory and Their Implications for Criminology - Kathleen Daly The Global Criminal Economy - Manuel Castells Beyond Blade Runner - Mike Davis Urban Control The Ecology of Fear Human Rights and Crimes of the State - Stanley Cohen The Culture of Denial The Exclusive Society - Jock Young Social Exclusio. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_0761941444
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