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The Blackwell Companion to Criminology provides a contemporary and global resource to scholarship in both classical and topical areas of criminology. Written accessibly, and with its international perspective and first-rate scholarship, this is truly the first global handbook of criminology. * Editors and contributors are international experts in criminology, offering a comparative perspective on theories and systems * Contains full discussion of key debates and theories, the implications of new topics, studies and ideas, and contemporary developments * Coverage includes: class, gender, and race, criminal justice, juvenile delinquency, punishment, mass media, international crimes, and social control

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780631220923
ISBN-10: 0631220925
Format: Hardback
(259mm x 179mm x 36mm)
Pages: 544
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 6-Aug-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Colin S. Sumner

Colin Sumner is an investment manager and writer. He was Professor and Head of the Law School at the University of East London and for many years a Lecturer at the Institute of Criminology and a Fellow of Wolfson College at the University of Cambridge. He has been a Visiting Professor at the Universities of Barcelona, Hamburg, Berkeley, Simon Fraser, Queen's [Kingston], St. Mary's, and Dar es Salaam. His books include Reading Ideologies (1979), Crime, Justice and Underdevelopment (1982), Censure, Politics and Criminal Justice (1990), The Sociology of Deviance (1994), Violence, Culture and Censure (1996), and Social Control and Political Order (ed. with Roberto Bergalli, 1997). He also edited a book series entitled New Directions in Criminology and, with Piers Beirne, founded and edited the journal Theoretical Criminology.

Books By Author Colin S. Sumner

Blackwell Companion to Criminology by Colin S. Sumner

The Blackwell Companion to Criminology

Paperback, December 2007
Violence, Culture and Censure by Colin S. Sumner

Violence, Culture and Censure

Paperback, April 1997
Social Control and Political Order by Colin S. Sumner

Social Control and Political Order

Paperback, January 1997