Armed Robbery by Roger Matthews
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Armed Robbery
By Roger Matthews

Armed Robbery

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Armed Robbery by Roger Matthews

Book Description

Despite the significance of armed robbery in the criminal justice system, the media and in the public mind there has been little systematic research or writing on the subject beyond the popular accounts. In both the USA and the UK there remains a large gap in the literature on the subject, which this book aims to fill. It provides a comprehensive account of armed robbery, based on extensive research with 350 armed robbers in prison, and on work with two police armed response units Despite the significance of armed robbery in the criminal justice system, the media and in the public mind there has been little systematic research or writing on the subject beyond the popular accounts - from the Metropolitan and South Yorkshire Police. This is the book on the subject.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781903240601
ISBN-10: 1903240603
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Willan Publishing
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Realist Criminology by Roger Matthews Realist Criminology, Hardback (August 2014)

This book challenges contemporary criminological thinking, providing a thorough critique of mainstream criminology, including both liberal criminology and administrative criminology. It sets a new agenda for theoretical and practical engagement, and for creating a more effective and just criminal justice system.

Doing Time by Roger Matthews Doing Time, Hardback (August 2009)

The new edition of Doing Time brings this widely recognized book up-to-date and provides an accessible and informed discussion of current debates around prisons and penal policy. Drawing on a range of international material the book provides a critical sociological analysis of developments in imprisonment.

Prostitution, Politics and Policy by Roger Matthews Prostitution, Politics and Policy, Paperback (January 2008)

Prostitution has become a topical issue and attention has focused both on the situation of female prostitutes and the adequacy of existing forms of regulation. This book brings together the debates and issues associated with prostitution in order to examine the range of policy options that are available.

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Author Biography - Roger Matthews

Roger Matthews is Professor of Criminology, Middlesex University and a leading authority in this field. He has written extensively in the criminology field, his recent publications including Doing Time (Macmillan 1999) and Imprisonment (Dartmouth, 1999).

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