|Title||Criminology : The essentials|
|Imprint||London : SAGE, 2013|
|Descript||viii, 218p. ; 22 cm|
Introduction. -- How to use this book. -- Why use this book? -- Criminology essentials: thinking like a criminologist. -- What is crime? -- Perspectives on crime. -- Categorizing criminological theory. -- The origins of criminology. -- Research methods in criminology. -- Locating crime within the individual: biological and psychological approaches. -- Crime as external to the individual: classic sociological theories. -- Contemporary criminology. -- Crime statistics and crime data. -- Crime and the media. -- Youth and crime. -- Gender and crime. -- Race and hate crime. -- Penology. -- Serious crime. -- Cybercrime. -- Victimology. -- General introduction. -- Dealing with theory. -- How to get the most out of your lectures. -- How to get the most out of your seminars. -- Essay writing tips. -- Revision hints and tips. -- Exam tips.
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