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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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Abstract

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.

Item Type: Edited Book
ISBN: 1-4129-1165-6, 978-1-4129-1165-8
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Social Policy and Criminology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: International Centre for Comparative Criminological Research (ICCCR)
Item ID: 7299
Depositing User: John Muncie
Date Deposited: 30 Mar 2007
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:58
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/7299
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