Crime: Critical Concepts in Sociology

1st Edition

Philip Bean

Routledge
Published December 12, 2002
Reference - 1888 Pages
ISBN 9780415252645 - CAT# RU22599
Series: Critical Concepts in Sociology

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Summary

This four-volume collection deals with the causes and prevention of crime as well as the treatment and punishment of its perpetrators. While taking a sociological approach to the subject, the articles gathered in this collection reflect the diversity of related fields and theoretical traditions which inform the study of crime - including economics, history, psychology and anthropology. The set provides an historical overview of the development of the study of crime and a picture of the field as it currently stands.
With a new introduction and a thorough index, this collection is an invaluable resource for those studying this rapidly developing area.

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