International criminology : a critical introduction / Rob Watts, Judith Bessant and Richard Hil.

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Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 2008.
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Table of Contents:
  • Pt. I. Theoretical traditions and historical perspectives
  • Ch. 1. What is crime? How criminologists think about crime
  • Ch. 2. The origins of modern criminology
  • Ch. 3. The consolidation of modern criminology
  • Ch. 4. Dissenting criminology
  • Pt. II. Issues in contemporary criminology
  • Ch. 5. A short guide to reading and thinking about criminology
  • Ch. 6. Explaining crime: unemployment and crime
  • Ch. 7. Explaining crime: crime and the family
  • Ch. 8. Criminology and the lure of crime prevention
  • Ch. 9. Victims and victimology
  • Ch. 10. Critical absences: criminology and corporate crime
  • Ch. 11. Critical absences: criminology and crimes of the state
  • Conclusion: towards a reflexive criminology.