The Problem of Crime

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John Muncie, Eugene McLaughlin
SAGE Publications, Jul 12, 2001 - Social Science - 342 pages
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Praise of 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

This second edition of The Problem of Crime offers a comprehensive analysis of some of the most important developments in the study of crime. The book considers how the criminological gaze has shifted its focus from a preoccupation with 'crimes of the streets' to examining also the serious social harms and injuries associated with crime in the city, child abuse, domestic violence, organized crime, corporate crime, po

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About the author (2001)

John Muncie is Professor of Criminology at the Open University. He has published extensively on youth culture, youth justice and criminological theory.

Eugene McLaughlin is Professor of Criminology at City University and is one of the UK's foremost authorities in the study of policing.

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