The Problem of Crime (Published in association with The Open University) pdf epub fb2

The Problem of Crime (Published in association with The Open University) by John Muncie, Eugene McLaughlin pdf epub fb2

The Problem of Crime (Published in association with The Open University) Author: John Muncie, Eugene McLaughlin
Title: The Problem of Crime (Published in association with The Open University)
ISBN: 0761950052
ISBN13: 978-0761950059
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Pages: 336 pages
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd; 1st edition (April 5, 1996)
Language: English
Category: Other
Size PDF version: 1644 kb
Size EPUB version: 1770 kb
Subcategory: Social Sciences




The Problem of Crime adopts a series of vantage points to assess the nature, meaning and extent of crime in society. The areas covered include: the measurement of crime; media and fictional representations of crime; social histories of crime and punishment; crime in the inner cities; crime in the home; corporate crime; and crimes of the state.

The book is designed to reveal the diversity and ubiquity of crime, and the problematic nature of the concept itself. It broadens popular understandings of the crime problem by encouraging a critical reflection on the nature of social orders which appear to generate a whole series of social problems for their citizens, but which select only a few to be sites of criminal sanctio