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Contemporary criminology

by Walter S. DeKeseredy

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Published by Wadsworth Pub. in Belmont, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criminology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 487-532) and indexes.

    StatementWalter S. DeKeseredy, Martin D. Schwartz.
    ContributionsSchwartz, Martin D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6025 .D35 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 554 p. :
    Number of Pages554
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL802811M
    ISBN 100534197647
    LC Control Number95039257

    All content is supported by case studies on contemporary issues, and online resources for students and lecturers, consisting of video interviews between the author and academics or practitioners in the field of criminology, addressing key topics outlined in the book . The book focuses on how the growing centrality of flows affects both contemporary 'risks' and the policing organisations in charge of managing them. The contributors analyse flows such as event security; border controls and migration; the movement of animal parts; security-related intelligence; and organisational Rating: % positive.

    Smith, D. (). Criminology, contemporary society, and race issues. In H. S. Bhui Race and criminal justice (pp. ). London: SAGE Publications Ltd doi: E-BOOK EXCERPT `If the First Edition was an invaluable guide for students, the Second is well nigh indispensable. I can think of no better starting point for those wanting a "quick fix" on any given criminological topic' - Professor Tony Jefferson, Keele University `Since its initial publication in , I've steadfastly kept The SAGE Dictionary of Criminology within easy reach of my .

    This book casts a critical eye on scholarship in the field of criminal justice, Contemporary Criminology and Criminal Justice Theory Evaluating Justice Systems in Capitalist Societies. and offers some new orientations to help develop explanations for twenty-first century criminology and criminal justice studies. Keywords. Contemporary Criminology This book is an excellent springboard into the world of criminology and academic study. It has been on the essential reading list for all my 1st year criminology undergraduate students since it was published, and this revised and expanded 2nd edition brings a welcome update, including useful new sections on race and.


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