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Includes bibliographical references (p. -452) and index
A thorough discussion of the distribution and causation of crime which includes a discussion of the historical role of the police in the development of crime control. The text considers sociological and psychological explanations of criminal behaviour and focuses on the theoretical aspects of the subject.
Part I: Crime and crime control - Alternative discourses: Development of crime and crime control as social phenomena - the role of the police. Conflicting images of crime. The statistics on crime and their meaning. The media and 'law and order'. Part II: Sociological explanations of crime: The classical and positivist traditions. The Chicago School and environmental criminology. Poverty, functionalism and strain. Subcultural theories, interactionism and phenomenology. Theories of control. Realist criminology, gender and crime. Part III: Biological and psychological aspects of crime: Biological factors and crime. Intelligence, mental disorder and crime. Personality theories. Violent, aggressive and sexual offences. Conclusion.
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