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... to the development of a criminal subculture and to the cultural transmission of delinquent values ( Bottoms, 1994, p.50). ... What such commuters perceived was difference- neither the orderly commercial world of the business district nor the planned residential order of the outer suburbs. ... For example, Taylor (1999, pp. 92-104) contrasts the Chicago model with the trajectories of a#39;marketa#39; and a#39; industriala#39;anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Problem of Crime|
|Author||:||John Muncie, Eugene McLaughlin|
|Publisher||:||SAGE - 2001-07-12|