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Crime and justice 1750-1950

Godfrey, Barry and Lawrence, Paul (2005). Crime and justice 1750-1950. Cullompton, Devon, UK: Willan Publishing.

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This book provides an introductory text for students taking courses in recent criminal justice history. Chapters cover the key issues central to an understanding of the historical background to the current criminal justice system, covering the crime of murder, the emergence, establishment and development of the police, crime and criminals, criminals and victims, the courts and punishment, women and children, and surveillance and the workplace.
In addressing each of these issues and developments the authors explore a range of historiographical and criminological debates that have arisen, looking at the ways in which the disciplines of criminology and history are converging, and offering new perspectives on both modern and historical.

Item Type: Authored Book
ISBN: 1-84392-117-0, 978-1-84392-117-2
Keywords: crime; policing; history; justice; punishment; sentencing
Academic Unit/Department: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > History, Religious Studies, Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: International Centre for Comparative Criminological Research (ICCCR)
Harm and Evidence Research Collaborative (HERC)
Item ID: 3326
Depositing User: Paul Lawrence
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 09:49
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