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Controlling Crime by Eugene McLaughlin
Book DescriptionThe Second Edition of Controlling Crime provides an important evaluation of criminal justice in the United Kingdom during a period of rapid social change. Each chapter encourages historical, comparative and critical reflection on the organizational logics, powers, procedures and practices of the criminal justice system. Intended as essential reading for students of criminology, criminal justice, community safety, socio-legal studies, sociology of crime and deviance and social policy, Controlling Crime will also be of interest to anyone wishing to gain an understanding of the operation of contemporary criminal justice systems.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780761969730
(246mm x 189mm x 19mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Mar-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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The clearest and most authoritative student guide to deviance: David Downes, Paul Rock, and Eugene McLaughlin, all leading experts in the field of deviance, come together to lead students through the sociological theories behind crime and deviance.
Out of Order?, Hardback (April 2013)
This book evaluates and compares the problematic relationships that have sometimes existed between police and Afro-Caribbean people in Britain and in the United States of America.
Sage Handbook of Criminological Theory, Paperback (March 2013)
An indispensable international resource for students and researchers of all levels studying the rapidly developing, interdisciplinary field of criminology.
Criminological Perspectives, Paperback (February 2013)» View all books by Eugene McLaughlin
This internationally acclaimed Reader offers a comprehensive and cutting-edge guide to the major topics that constitute contemporary criminology, and is an invaluable resource that students will use throughout their course
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Author Biography - Eugene McLaughlin
Eugene McLaughlin is Professor of Criminology and co-director of the Centre for Crime and Justice Research. He is also a member of the Centre for Law Justice and Journalism. He completed his postgraduate criminology studies at the University of Cambridge and the University of Sheffield. Eugene has held various academic appointments including at the University of Hong Kong, the Open University and the University of Southampton. He has also been Visiting Professor at the Department of Sociology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, the Department of Communication Studies, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies. He is an associate editor of Crime, Media and Cultureand is on the editorial board of Criminal Justice Matters. He has served on the editorial boards of the British Journal of Criminology, Critical Social Policy, the Howard Journal of Criminal Justice and was co-editor of Theoretical Criminology. 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 (Harvester, 1991). He has also contributed nine volumes to the The Sage Library of Criminology (Sage, 2007-2009). He is co-editor of the Sage journal Youth Justice: An International Journal.
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