International handbook of criminology / edited by Shlomo Giora Shoham, Paul Knepper, Martin Kett.

Contributor(s): Shoham, S. Giora, 1929- | Knepper, Paul | Kett, MartinMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Medicine Net Base eBooksPublisher: Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press, c2010Description: xxv, 700 p. : ill., mapsISBN: 9781420085525 (ebook : PDF)Subject(s): Criminology | Criminal justice, Administration of | Crime preventionAdditional physical formats: No title; No titleLOC classification: HV6025 | .I584 2010Online resources: Click here to view this ebook. Also available in print edition.
Contents:
Crime science / Ken Pease -- Born for evil? : biological theories of crime in historical perspective / Neil Davie -- Life course criminology / Arjan Blokland and Paul Nieuwbeerta -- Making sense of criminal justice / David Nelsen -- The politics of numbers : crime statistics as a source of knowledge and a tool of governance / Heidi Mork Lomell -- The subculture concept : a geneology / Albert Bell -- Anthropologies of domestic violence : studying crime in situ / Madelaine Adelman -- Methodological issues in the comparison of police recorded-crime rates / Marcelo Aebi -- Transnational environmental harm and eco-global criminology / Rob White -- Perpetrators and victims of sex crimes / Joachim Obergfell-Fuchs -- Financial crimes in comparative context / Michael Levi -- Studying criminality and criminal offenders in the early twentieth-century Philippines / Filomin Gutierrez -- Affluence, disadvantage, and fear of crime / Murray Lee -- Closed-circuit television : a review of its development and its implications for privacy / Clive Norris -- Crime and social policy / Chris Grover -- Truth, reality, justice, and the crime genre : implications for criminological inquiry and pedagogy / Gray Cavender and Nancy Jurik -- The police response to crime / Megan O'Neill -- The European experience of crime prevention / Rosella Selmini -- Class, inequality, and the etiology of crime / Jukka Savolainen -- Youth gangs in a global context / Juanjo Medina Ariza -- Victim participation in the criminal justice process : normative dilemmas and practical responses / Edna Erez and Julian V. Roberts -- Spatial analysis of street crimes / Circe M.G. Monteiro -- Understanding of repeat victimization : a longitudinal study / Anthony E. Bottoms and Andrew Costello.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Crime science / Ken Pease -- Born for evil? : biological theories of crime in historical perspective / Neil Davie -- Life course criminology / Arjan Blokland and Paul Nieuwbeerta -- Making sense of criminal justice / David Nelsen -- The politics of numbers : crime statistics as a source of knowledge and a tool of governance / Heidi Mork Lomell -- The subculture concept : a geneology / Albert Bell -- Anthropologies of domestic violence : studying crime in situ / Madelaine Adelman -- Methodological issues in the comparison of police recorded-crime rates / Marcelo Aebi -- Transnational environmental harm and eco-global criminology / Rob White -- Perpetrators and victims of sex crimes / Joachim Obergfell-Fuchs -- Financial crimes in comparative context / Michael Levi -- Studying criminality and criminal offenders in the early twentieth-century Philippines / Filomin Gutierrez -- Affluence, disadvantage, and fear of crime / Murray Lee -- Closed-circuit television : a review of its development and its implications for privacy / Clive Norris -- Crime and social policy / Chris Grover -- Truth, reality, justice, and the crime genre : implications for criminological inquiry and pedagogy / Gray Cavender and Nancy Jurik -- The police response to crime / Megan O'Neill -- The European experience of crime prevention / Rosella Selmini -- Class, inequality, and the etiology of crime / Jukka Savolainen -- Youth gangs in a global context / Juanjo Medina Ariza -- Victim participation in the criminal justice process : normative dilemmas and practical responses / Edna Erez and Julian V. Roberts -- Spatial analysis of street crimes / Circe M.G. Monteiro -- Understanding of repeat victimization : a longitudinal study / Anthony E. Bottoms and Andrew Costello.

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Shlomo G. Shoham is Professor of Law and an interdisciplinary lecturer at Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University, and is a world-renowned criminologist who has published more than 100 books and about 1,000 articles on crime, deviance, philosophy, religion, psychology, and the human personality. Over the years, he has developed his innovative personality theory, a highly appraised new theory of personality development. In 2003, Professor Shoham was awarded the Israel Prize for research in criminology. Previously, he was awarded the Sellin-Glueck Award, the highest prize in American criminology, and recently the prestigious Emet Prize. He is the recipient of a decoration from the prime minister of France. Professor Shoham has lectured all over the world and has been a resident at the universities of Oxford, Harvard, and the Sorbonne. Paul Knepper is Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociological Studies, University of Sheffi eld, and Visiting Professor, Institute of Criminology, University of Malta. His research has explored sociopolitical definitions of race, conceptual foundations of crime prevention, and historical origins of contemporary responses to crime. Martin Kett is a self-employed technical writer and translator. He received a BSc in mathematics and statistics from Bar-Ilan University, Israel.

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