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Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Criminology

by Ronnie Lippens SAGE Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
01/2009
ISBN:
9781848601406
Format:
Pbk 152 pages
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This is the book that criminology students have been waiting for. Written in a lively and conversational style, it introduces and familiarises students with a set of basic notions which are essential to the study of crime and its control.

The book explains the background to the ideas that underpin current debates about crime. It explores the interplay between philosophical and criminological theories to provide a stimulating and insightful overview of the subject. It offers students a fresh way of thinking about crime, giving them an opportunity to develop their understanding and to hone their critical skills.

It is the antidote to the boring textbook and is the perfect accompaniment to any course on criminology.

CONTENTS:
A Slightly Philosophical Introduction to the Study of Criminology?
Transgression, Crime, and Control (on Human Life)
Understanding Crime (on Human Existence)
Controlling Crime (on the Mastery of Others)
The Resolution of Human Conflict (on the Mastery of Self)
Criminological Knowledge (on the Absurd)
Afterthought

'Stimulating, beautifully composed and wonderfully readable, this book goes beyond crime and criminology as we know it. Drawing on a rich source base of philosophical and criminological insights, the book provides a highly useful and at times provocative overview of what criminology is really all about. This is a must read for anyone concerned with crime, crime control, and criminology' - Patrick Van Calster
University of Leiden