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Criminology : a very short introduction / Tim Newburn.

Newburn, Tim, (author.).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Very short introductions ; 563.
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780199643257 (pb : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xviii, 139 pages : illustrations, charts ; 18 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2018.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 123-134) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introducing criminology -- What is crime? -- Who commits crime? -- How do we measure crime? -- Understanding recent trends in crime -- Understanding the crime drop -- How do we control crime? -- How do we prevent crime? -- Where next for criminology?
Summary, etc.:
"What do we mean by the term "crime"? Who commits crime and why do they do it? And what can we do about it? This [book] considers what we know about crime and criminality, and about historical trends and competing explanations for patterns of crime in the developed world."--Book flap.
Subject: Criminology.

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