"...this is as good and as readily understandable on the subject of crime statistics as you are ever likely to find." -New Law Journal
About the Author
Gordon Hughes is a lecturer in Social Policy at the Open University. He has taught Sociology, Criminology and Social Policy at undergraduate and postgraduate level for over twenty years. He has researched and written widely in the fields of multi-agency crime prevention, social welfare, regulation and accountability of public services and communitarianism. His recent publications include Imagining Welfare Futures (1998) which he edited and Unsettling Welfare (1998), which he co-edited with Gail Lewis.