'...a brilliant and sutble exercise in "grounded theory".' Stuart Hall, Emeritus Professor, The Open University
'Richly documented and convincingly presented' New Society
Professor Stanley Cohen is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics. He received the Sellin-Glueck Award of the American Society of Criminology (1985) and is on the Board of the International Council on Human Rights. He is a member of the British Academy.
I'm a Criminology student, and wow has this book come in handy. Not only has it helped me with plenty of essays, but (I never thought I'd say this) it is an enjoyable read too. Read morePublished on 22 May 2013 by Ems
Dreadful hippy view of a scene that is alive and well and celebrated by many of the original Rockers and Mods and new adherents to the scene Cohen should have got out more read... Read morePublished on 21 April 2013 by Ginger B
This is a requisite book for my social work degree course but it is really interesting ... to the point that I carry it around to read a bit more whenever I am walking, sitting for... Read morePublished on 22 Feb. 2013 by Deezabird
Got an assignment coming up on moral panics caused by the media. This book will no doubt provide considerable help in my research and was great value for money.Published on 16 Feb. 2013 by Richard
I had to purchase and read this book for a book review and honestly, it was quite boring. However, for those interested in the subject will find a (slightly biased) very analytical... Read morePublished on 10 Feb. 2013 by vikks