Introduction to Criminology and Criminal Justice by Chris Crowther-Dowey
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Introduction to Criminology and Criminal Justice
By Chris Crowther-Dowey

An Introduction to Criminology and Criminal Justice

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Introduction to Criminology and Criminal Justice by Chris Crowther-Dowey

Book Description

This wide-ranging textbook is the ideal starting-point for anyone studying criminology or criminal justice. Assuming no prior knowledge, it provides a clear and user-friendly introduction to the key definitions and issues of crime. Exploring crime data, the criminal justice system and theories of crime, the text aims to broaden students' understanding by focusing on the relationship between theory, methods, policy and practice. With an unrivalled combination of scope plus introductory pitch, this is a one-stop shop for undergraduates taking their first modules in criminology and criminal justice.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403912169
ISBN-10: 1403912165
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 189mm x 23mm)
Pages: 408
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 29-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United States

Books By Author Chris Crowther-Dowey

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With brand new chapters on theory, history and globalization, this book, written within a strong human rights framework, provides students with a current and critical guide to the area

Researching Crime by Chris Crowther-Dowey Researching Crime, Paperback (August 2013)

Using clear examples of research problems and possibilities, this book shows students how to design and do their own criminological research. Each chapter integrates research theory and practice as the text explains a variety of methods in undergraduate and professional contexts. It is the ideal resource for all students researching crime.

Understanding Modernisation in Criminal Justice by Chris Crowther-Dowey Understanding Modernisation in Criminal Justice, Paperback (December 2007)

This is the first book to theorize modernization in the context of criminal justice. It provides a historically informed account tracing the evolving links between new public management and modernization as well as proposing a conceptual framework for understanding the impact of policies on each criminal justice agency in England and Wales.

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Author Biography - Chris Crowther-Dowey

CHRIS CROWTHER is Senior Lecturer at Nottingham Trent University. In addition to a continuing interest in policing, he is currently researching crime, social divisions and community development in southern England. His publications include Policing Urban Poverty (Palgrave Macmillan 2000).

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