"Provides a very clear, easily readable introduction to the wide range of criminological theories.". Anne Rees, University of Portsmouth, UK
The new edition of this bestselling text updates a key title in the Crime and Justice series, whilst maintaining it's trademark theory-intensive approach to Criminology. In this third edition, the author pays particular attention to the development of the policy agenda under New Labour.
- What does contemporary criminological theory look like? .
- What impact, if any, does it have on policy?
The book examines the development of criminological theory over the past twenty five years, with detailed analysis of the relationship between criminological theorizing, criminal justice, social justice, and politics. It also provides:
- A detailed examination of the role of the media in relation to the fear of crime .
- Expanded discussion of classical criminology, adding discussion of cultural criminology.
- Special reference to young people and victims of crime.
- A critical consideration of current policies concerned with rebalancing the criminal justice system.
- Increased emphasis on issues related to risk and terrorism .
- A comprehensive update of policy and research throughout
is key reading for students who are new to the discipline, but also contains the rigourous analysis required by all levels of undergraduate student.. About the Author
Sandra Walklate is currently Eleanor Rathbone Chair of Sociology at the University of Liverpool having held previous posts at Manchester Metropolitan University, Keele, Salford and Liverpool John Moores. Her current publications include Imagining the Victim of Crime (2007) Open University Press/MacGraw-Hill and an edited collection with Gabe Mythen entitled Beyond the Risk Society: Critical Reflections on Risk and Human Security (2006) also with the Open University Press/MacGraw-Hill. She is currently compiling The Handbook of Victims and Victimology for Willan Publishing.
Web Design: Introductory Concepts and Techniques (Shelly Cashman)
This third edition explains the connection between a detailed design plan that considers audience needs, site purpose, and various technical issues of a successful Web site. Written for an introductory course, the text offers a variety of challenging written and hands-on activities at the end of each chapter that test comprehension, build Web...
Logic Programming with Prolog This book teaches the techniques of Logic Programming through the Prolog language. The name stands for Programming in Logic. Prolog has been used for a wide variety of applications, including as the basis for a standard ‘knowledge representation language’ for the Semantic Web – the next generation of internet technology; it is one...
Modeling Online Auctions (Statistics in Practice)
Explore cutting-edge statistical methodologies for collecting, analyzing, and modeling online auction data
Online auctions are an increasingly important marketplace, as the new mechanisms and formats underlying these auctions have enabled the capturing and recording of large amounts of bidding data that are used to make...
If you're like me, your Mac is like the Sun at the center of the solar system. It's the hub of all your activity. You use your Mac for work and play, and more importantly, to keep in contact with the outside world. In today's connected, Internet world, your Mac plays a vital role in how you communicate and share information...