Crime, Risk and Insecurity: Law and Order in Everyday Life and Political Discourse, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Crime, Risk and Insecurity

Law and Order in Everyday Life and Political Discourse, 1st Edition

By Tim Hope, Richard Sparks

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288 pages

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This book presents new empirical and conceptual work on the questions of fear, anxiety, risk and trust - both as problems of everyday living and as key themes in the culture and politics of contemporary Western societies. The volume includes contributions from distinguished social researchers from Britain, the United States, Germany and Italy and will be of interest to academics and students in the areas of criminology and sociology.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW026000
LAW / Criminal Law / General
LAW027000
LAW / Criminal Procedure
SOC004000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology