The Oxford Handbook of Criminology

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Mike Maguire, Rod Morgan, Robert Reiner
OUP Oxford, Apr 12, 2012 - Social Science - 1056 pages
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The most comprehensive and authoritative single volume text on the subject, the fifth edition of the acclaimed Oxford Handbook of Criminology combines masterly reviews of all the key topics with extensive references to aid further research. In addition to the history of the discipline and reviews of different theoretical perspectives, the book provides up-to-date reviews of such diverse topics as public views about crime and justice, youth crime and justice and state crime and human rights. The fifth edition has been substantially revised and updated so that it covers topics being taught at undergraduate level as well as encapsulating the latest developments in the academic and practical spheres of criminology, including reflections on the August 2011 riots. An impressive line-up of contributors, experts in their respective fields, means the Oxford Handbook of Criminology will continue to be an essential purchase for all students and teachers of criminology and an indispensable resource for professionals. Online Resource Centre * Selected chapters from previous editions * Details about the contributors * Guidance on answering essay questions * Essay questions * Selected further reading * Weblinks * Figures and tables from the text

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About the author (2012)

Mike Maguire is Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Cardiff University (Emeritus) and University of Glamorgan

Rod Morgan is Professor Emeritus, University of Bristol

Robert Reiner is Professor of Criminology, London School of Economics and Political Science

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