Criminology Volume 1: The meaning of crime: Definition, representation and social construction

Muncie, John ed. (2005). Criminology Volume 1: The meaning of crime: Definition, representation and social construction. Sage Library of Criminology. London, UK: Sage Publications Ltd.

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This three-volume set is the definitive reference tool for criminology and criminal justice students, researchers and practitioners worldwide. John Muncie presents a comprehensive collection of classic and contemporary pieces that define the study of crime. Each volume includes an introduction by the editor, to contextualize the historical, theoretical and empirical significance of the articles contained therein.
Volume 1: The Meaning of Crime: Definition, representation and social construction
This volume introduces key issues in the definition of `crime’, examining legal, historical, moral and social constructions of crime.

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