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Criminology and Political Theory

Anthony Amatrudo


SAGE Publications Ltd

Crime & criminology;
Politics & government


176 pages


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This clear, concise text sets out the relationship between political theory and criminology. It critically analyses key theories and debates to shed new light on criminological topics and the political ideas that lie beneath them. The book draws the attention of criminologists to political ideas, placing political themes at the heart of criminological speculation. Organised around key criminological concepts and issues, the book covers all the main topics, including:'' Power and ideology'' The nature of the state'' Social control and policing'' Punishment'' Economics and criminal activity'' MoralityThe book has been carefully developed to support practical teaching and learning. It contains chapter summaries, further reading and a comprehensive glossary, which combine to provide a comprehensive understanding of the themes. The book is important for upper level undergraduates, postgraduates and academics in Criminology and Criminal Justice. It will also appeal to professionals, academics and students in Law and Politics.

By:   Anthony Amatrudo
Imprint:   SAGE Publications Ltd
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   1
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 156mm,  Spine: 15mm
Weight:   272g


ISBN 10:   1412930502
Pages:   176
Publication Date:   July 2009
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational ,  A / AS level ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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