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Author Newburn, Tim, author.

Title Criminology : a very short introduction / Tim Newburn.

Publication Info. Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - New Materials  364.223 NEWBURN    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  364 NEW    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  364 NEWBURN    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xviii, 139 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Series Very short introductions ; 563
Very short introductions ; 563.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 123-134) and index.
Summary "What do we mean by the term "crime"? Who commits crime and why do they do it? And what can we do about it? This [book] considers what we know about crime and criminality, and about historical trends and competing explanations for patterns of crime in the developed world."--Book flap.
Contents Introducing criminology -- What is crime? -- Who commits crime? -- How do we measure crime? -- Understanding recent trends in crime -- Understanding the crime drop -- How do we control crime? -- How do we prevent crime? -- Where next for criminology?
Subject Criminology.
Criminology. (OCoLC)fst00883566
ISBN 0199643253
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