Criminology by Martin O'Brien
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The Key Concepts

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Criminology by Martin O'Brien

Book Description

Criminology: The Key Concepts is an authoritative and comprehensive study guide and reference resource that will take you through all the concepts, approaches, issues and institutions central to the study of crime in contemporary society. Topics covered in this easy to use A-Z guide include: * policing, sentencing and the justice system * types of crime, including corporate crime, cybercrime, sex and hate crimes * feminist, marxist and cultural approaches to criminology * terrorism, state crime, war crimes and human rights * social issues such as anti-social behaviour, domestic violence and pornography * criminal psychology and deviance Fully cross-referenced, with extensive suggestions for further reading and in-depth study of the topics discussed, this is an essential reference guide for students of Criminology at all levels.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415427944
ISBN-10: 0415427940
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 18mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 23-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Blood Counts by Martin O'Brien Blood Counts, Paperback (June 2011)

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Confession by Martin O'Brien Confession, Paperback (September 2010)

Chief Inspector Daniel Jacquot has been enjoying the quiet life in a peaceful Provencal village. He sports a trademark ponytail and loves food, wine - and one woman, artist Claudine. But, he must leave her to go to Paris, where Marseilles Magistrate, Solange Bonnefoy's niece has been abducted.

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Daniel Jacquot is on the case again - this time in a Provencal village with a crime going back to the war

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Author Biography - Martin O'Brien

Martin O'Brien is Reader in Criminology at the University of Central Lancashire. He is the author, with Sue Penna, of Theorising Welfare: Enlightenment and Modern Society (1998), and editor of Integrating and Articulating Environments: A Challenge for Northern and Southern Europe (2003). Majid Yar is Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Director of the Centre for Criminological Research at Keele University. He has published widely in the areas of social and political theory, criminology, continental philosophy, cultural analysis, and philosophy of social science, and is the author of Cybercrime and Society (2006).

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