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Tim Newburn's bestselling Criminology provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction for students of the subject, providing the basis for all undergraduate degree courses or modules, and for new postgraduates, in Criminology. This second edition includes: * a complete update of the text, including more cross referencing and links to further reading, both in print and online; * a new chapter on Green Criminology; * coverage of all major areas of Criminology and Criminal Justice, as well as guidance on how to research, and dissertation/long essay writing; * a brand new website, which includes answers for all Review Questions in the text, interactive questions for self-study for students and assignable questions and customisable PowerPoints for instructors ( - see inside cover for further details. Extensively illustrated and fully updated, this authoritative text is written by a leading criminologist and experienced teacher. Criminology is essential reading for all students of Criminology and Criminal Justice.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 1104 pages
  • 194 x 266 x 52mm | 2,619.96g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 443 colour illustrations, 91 colour tables, 302 colour illustrations, 141 colour line drawings
  • 0415628946
  • 9780415628945
  • 34,628

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Criminology offers an authoritative introduction to classic and contemporary criminological themes and debates. It is clearly written, accessible and replete with good examples. This textbook will be an indispensable guide to students through the ins and outs of criminology. -Katya Franko Aas, University of Oslo, Norway Since its publication in 2007, Criminology has firmly established itself as the definitive introduction to the subject. With this second edition, Tim Newburn has significantly updated the volume with new material (e.g. on 'hate crime' and 'green criminology') and included analyses of the most noteworthy criminal(ized) events of the last five years. Lecturers value this book for its comprehensiveness and authority; students appreciate its relevance, accessibility and lively, unpatronizing tone. Criminology remains a remarkable achievement by one of the most respected scholars in the field. -Yvonne Jewkes, Professor of Criminology, University of Leicester, UK As usual Newburn provides a great overview of the subject area which draws out the key debates. If students wanted to access one resource ... then I would recommend this. Newburn's research is up to date and whilst he provides a good level of information he also directs readers to useful resources and further research so that students can widen the scope of their reading. -Bernie Heath, University of Portsmouth, UK

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About Tim Newburn

Tim Newburn is Professor of Criminology and Social Policy and Head of the Social Policy Department, London School of Economics. He is the author or editor of over 35 books, including: Permission and Regulation: Law and Morals in Post-war Britain (Routledge, 1991); The Future of Policing (with Rod Morgan, 1997); Private Security and Public Policing (with Trevor Jones, 1998); Policy Transfer and Criminal Justice (with Trevor Jones, 2007); Handbook of Policing (2008); and Key Readings in Criminology (2009). Tim Newburn is currently writing 'An Official History of Criminal Justice' (with David Downes and Paul Rock) and leads the LSE's involvement in their joint project with the Guardian newspaper, Reading the Riots.

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