A Sociology of Crime (Paperback) book cover

A Sociology of Crime

By Peter Eglin, Stephen Hester

© 1992 – Routledge

316 pages

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Paperback: 9780415073707
pub: 1992-08-06
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The authors take three particular sociological perspectives, and use them to offer a distinct and critical reading of criminology, highlighting the ways that crime is, first and foremost, a matter of social definition. They provide a good introductory text which will be of great value to students.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General