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Crime In Context

1st Edition

By Ian Taylor


304 pages

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This book aims to explore one of the most obvious areas of discontent in post-Fordist societies, the ever-intrusive fear and reality of crime. It provides an analysis that explains the varieties of actually occurring behaviours which certainly are very firmly defined by their victims as crime.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Social Transitions of the Late Twentieth Century: 'Crime' and 'Fear' in Context 2. The Ninth Transition: The Rise of Market Society 3. Young People, Crime and Fear in Market Societies 4. Crime in the City: Housing and Consumer Markets and the Social Geography of Crime and Anxiety in Market Society 5. Fraudsters and Villains: The Private Temptations of Market Society 6. Lethal Markets: The Legal and Illegal Economies in Firearms 7. The Market in Social Control 8. Crime in the Future(s) Market

Subject Categories

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