- trace the development of 'security' across disciplines
- situate this contested concept within criminological discourse and concerns
- explore the rising attention in politics and academic scholarship to 'security' issues as they relate to crime
- examine the nature and organisation of interventions to deliver security
- establish clearly the relationship between security, crime and criminology.
International in scope, and broad in coverage, Security and Crime sets out the need to broaden the study of security in a clear, concise style that is easy for students to digest. With comprehensive pedagogical feature including chapter overviews, key terms, study questions, further reading and a glossary, this book is essential for students studying security in criminology, criminal justice, international relations, and related disciplines.