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  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd; 2 edition (1 Mar. 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0761969713
  • ISBN-13: 978-0761969716
  • Product Dimensions: 17.8 x 1.9 x 25.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 404,011 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Praise for the First Edition:

`By providing accessible and readable introductions to often neglected aspects of crime, the volume is a welcome change from texts focusing on the more conventionally constructed problems of juvenile crime, theft and violent crime' - Reviewing Sociology

About the Author

John Muncie is Emeritus Professor of Criminology at the Open University, UK. He is the author of Youth and Crime (4th edition, Sage, 2014), and he has published widely on issues in comparative youth justice and children’s rights, including the co-edited companion volumes Youth Crime and Justice and Comparative Youth Justice (Sage, 2006). He has produced numerous Open University texts and readers, including Crime: Local and Global (Willan, 2010), Criminal Justice: Local and Global (Willan, 2010), The Problem of Crime (2nd edition, Sage, 2001), Crime Prevention and Community Safety (Sage, 2001) and Imprisonment: European Perspectives (Harvester, 1991). He has also contributed nine volumes to the The Sage Library of Criminology (Sage, 2007–2009). He is co-editor of the Sage journal Youth Justice: An International Journal.

Eugene McLaughlin is Professor of Criminology and co-director of the Centre for Crime and Justice Research. He is also a member of the Centre for Law Justice and Journalism. He completed his postgraduate criminology studies at the University of Cambridge and the University of Sheffield. Eugene has held various academic appointments including at the University of Hong Kong, the Open University and the University of Southampton. He has also been Visiting Professor at the Department of Sociology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, the Department of Communication Studies, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies. He is an associate editor of Crime, Media and Cultureand is on the editorial board of Criminal Justice Matters. He has served on the editorial boards of the British Journal of CriminologyCritical Social Policy, the Howard Journal of Criminal Justice and was co-editor of Theoretical Criminology.


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This book is extremely useful for anyone studying criminology, or just crime in general. It is well written and looks at many subjects throughout the field of crime and criminality. This was one of the books I always came back to over and over during my university career.
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This book is really useful if you are studying criminology or crime modules in sociology. It's easy to read and I have used it for many essays.
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this was a good quality product which was received in good time. Packaged well and product was not displaying any damage
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