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Criminology

Three Volume Set
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November 2005 | 1 088 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This three-volume set is the definitive reference tool for criminology and criminal justice students, researchers and practitioners worldwide. John Muncie presents a comprehensive collection of classic and contemporary pieces that define the study of crime. Each volume includes an introduction by the editor, to contextualize the historical, theoretical and empirical significance of the articles contained therein.

Volume 1: The Meaning of Crime: Definition, representation and social construction

This volume introduces key issues in the definition of `crime', examining legal, historical, moral and social constructions of crime.

Volume 2: The Causes of Crime

Explanations of crime are various, diverse and contradictory. This volume brings together some of the major criminological paradigms (biological, psychological and sociological) which have attempted to locate the causes of crime.

Volume 3: Radical and Critical Criminologies

This volume introduces how radical, feminist and critical schools of criminology started to address the issue not of why offending occurred, but of how particular images of crime were constructed and maintained.

Collectively, the volumes provide ready access to the key debates about and disputes within the academic study of crime as they have emerged over the past 120 years.

 
Volume One: The Meaning of Crime: Definition, Representation and Social Construction
 
PART ONE: DEFINITION
J Michael and M Adler
Crime, Law and Social Science
P R Tappan
Who Is the Criminal?
E H Sutherland
White-Collar Criminality
J Reiman
The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison
H Schwendinger and J Schwendinger
Defenders of Order or Guardians of Human Rights
L Tifft
Social Harm Definitions of Crime
S Henry and M M Lanier
The Prism of Crime
Arguments for an Integrated Definition of Crime  
L Hulsman
Critical Criminology and the Concept of Crime
 
PART TWO: REPRESENTATION
J Ditton and J Duffy
Bias in the Newspaper Reporting of Crime News
C R Sanders and E Lyon
Repetitive Retribution
Media Images and the Cultural Construction of Criminal Justice  
Y Jewkes
The Construction of Crime News
J Katz
What Makes Crime 'News'?
S Cohen
Mods, Rockers and the Rest
Community Reactions to Juvenile Delinquency  
J Young
The Amplification of Drug Use
A McRobbie and S Thornton
Rethinking Moral Panic for Multi-Mediated Social Worlds
S Cohen
Moral Panics as Cultural Politics
R Osborne
Crime and the Media
From Media Studies to Postmodernism  
 
PART THREE: SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION
H Becker
Chapter One from Outsiders: Studies in the Sociology of Deviance
R Surette and C Otto
The Media's Role in the Definition of Crime
W J Chambliss
The Criminalization of Conduct
L Nader
Crime as Category - Domestic and Globalized
 
Volume Two: The Causes of Crime
 
PART ONE: ORIGINS OF CRIMINOLOGY: CLASSICISM AND POSITIVISM
C Beccaria
On Crimes and Punishments
A Quetelet
Of the Development of the Propensity to Crime
C Lombroso
Crime
Its Causes and Remedies  
 
PART TWO: BIOLOGICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL EXPLANATIONS
A Raine and P Venables
Antisocial Behaviour
Evolution, Genetics, Neuropsychology and Psychophysiology  
A Caspi et al
Role of Genotype in the Cycle of Violence in Maltreated Children
H J Eysenck
Crime and Personality
D Farrington, G Barnes and S Lambert
The Concentration of Offending in Families
 
PART THREE: SOCIOLOGICAL EXPLANATIONS
R Merton
Social Structure and Anomie
D Cressey
Chapter One of Delinquency, Crime and Differential Association
R Cloward
Illegitimate Means, Anomie and Deviant Behaviour
R Agnew
Foundation for a General Strain Theory of Crime and Delinquency
R Stark
Deviant Places
A Theory of the Ecology of Crime  
 
PART FOUR: RATIONAL CHOICE AND REALIST EXPLANATIONS
J Q Wilson
Chapter 13 of Thinking about Crime, Second Edition
R V G Clarke
Psychology and Crime
J Q Wilson and G Kelling
Broken Windows
M Felson
Routine Activities and Crime Prevention in the Developing Metropolis
C Murray
Underclass
The Crisis Deepens  
J Young
Ten Points of Realism
E Currie
Crime and Market Society
Lessons from the USA  
 
Volume Three: Radical and Critical Criminologies
 
PART ONE: ANTI-POSITIVISM: INTERACTIONISM AND LABELLING
E Tannenbaum
Point of View
G M Sykes and D Matza
Techniques of Neutralization
A Theory of Delinquency  
E Lemert
The Concept of Secondary Deviation
H Becker
Whose Side Are We on?
 
PART TWO: MARXIST CRIMINOLOGIES
W Bonger
Criminality and Economic Conditions
W Chambliss
Towards a Political Economy of Crime
R Quinney
Crime and the Development of Capitalism
 
PART THREE: CRITICAL CRIMINOLOGIES
I Taylor, P Walton and J Young
Conclusion Chapter of The New Criminology
S Hall
Drifting into a Law and Order Society
T Mathiesen
The Politics of Abolition
C Gordon
Prison Talk
 
PART FOUR: FEMINIST CRIMINOLOGIES AND GENDER STUDIES
C Smart
Redressing the Balance
K Daly and M Chesney-Lind
Feminism and Criminology
C Smart
Feminist Approaches to Criminology or Postmodern Woman Meets Atavistic Man
T Jefferson
Masculinities and Crime
 
PART FIVE: CRITICAL ANALYSIS AND CRITICAL RESEARCH
P Green and T Ward
State Crime, Human Rights and the Limits of Criminology
S Tombs and D Whyte
Scrutinizing the Powerful
Crime, Contemporary Political Economy and Critical Social Research  
R Jamieson
Towards a Criminology of War in Europe
J Ferrell
Criminological Verstehen
Inside the Immediacy of Crime  

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John Muncie

John Muncie is Emeritus Professor of Criminology at the Open University, UK. He is the author of Youth and Crime (4th edition, Sage, 2014), and he has published widely on issues in comparative youth justice and children’s rights, including the co-edited companion volumes Youth Crime and Justice and Comparative Youth Justice (Sage, 2006). He has produced numerous Open University texts and readers, including Crime: Local and Global (Willan, 2010), Criminal Justice: Local and Global (Willan, 2010), The Problem of Crime (2nd edition, Sage, 2001), Crime Prevention and Community Safety (Sage, 2001) and Imprisonment: European Perspectives ... More About Author

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