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Criminological Perspectives: Essential Readings 3ed

by Eugene McLaughlin and John Muncie SAGE Publications Ltd
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This revised and expanded Third Edition of the internationally acclaimed Criminological Perspectives is the most comprehensive reader available in the field. In addition to including essays which have had a seminal influence on the development of criminology, Criminological Perspectives reflects on the range of criminological thinking in the twenty-first century. Wide-ranging and global in scope and coverage, Criminological Perspectives will enable you to engage with the key concepts, theoretical debates and empirical issues that you'll encounter throughout your studies.

New articles have been included to cover topics of contemporary criminological significance, including:

- surveillance

- digitized crime

- terrorism and political violence

- environmental crime

- human trafficking

- techno-social networks

- narco-crime

- global inequalities

The 56 articles are organised thematically, complete with introductions that place them in context and to illustrate the approaches taken by different schools of criminological thought.

Criminological Perspectives is an indispensable comprehensive resource, whether you're studying criminology, criminal justice studies, socio-legal studies, penology, security studies, surveillance studies, or sociology.

PART ONE: CRIMINOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS
(1764) On Crimes and Punishments - Cesare Beccaria
(1791) Panopticon or the Inspection House, &C. - Jeremy Bentham
(1842) Of the Development of the Propensity to Crime - Adolphe Quetelet
(1895) The Criminal Type in Women and Its Atavistic Origin - Cesare Lombroso and William Ferrero
(1901) Causes of Criminal Behaviour - Enrico Ferri
(1845) The Condition of Working Classes in England - Frederick Engels
(1916) Criminality and Economic Conditions - William Bonger
(1898) Law and Authority - Peter Kropotkin
(1895) The Normal and the Pathological - Emile Durkheim
(1938) 'Social Structure and Anomie', - Robert K Merton
PART TWO: CAUSES OF CRIME
(1987) Genetic Factors in the Etiology of Criminal Behaviour - Sarnoff A Mednick, William F Gabrielli Jr and Barry Hutchings
(1987) Personality Theory and the Problem of Criminality - H J Eysenck
(1999) A Criminological Research Agenda for the Next Millennium - David P Farrington
(1990) The Underclass - Charles Murray
(1984) Relative Deprivation - John Lea and Jock Young
(1987) Deviant Places: A Theory of the Ecology of Crime - Rodney Stark
(1994) The Generality of Deviance - Travis Hirschi and Michael R Gottfredson
(2000) The Routine Activity Approach as a General Crime Theory - Marcus Felson
(1973) The Etiology of Female Crime - Dorie Klein
(1988) Seductions and Repulsions of Crime - Jack Katz
PART THREE: CRIMINALISATION
(1957) Techniques of Neutralization - Gresham M Sykes and David Matza
(1963) Outsiders - Howard Becker
(1967) Mods, Rockers and the Rest: Community Reactions to Juvenile Delinquency, - Stanley Cohen
(1975) Toward a Political Economy of Crime - William J Chambliss
(1983) Crime, Power and Ideological Mystification - Steven Box
(1998) Race and Criminalization: Black American and the Punishment Industry - Angela Y Davis
(1986) Critical Criminology and the Concept of Crime - Louk H C Hulsman
(1986)The Need for a Radical Realism - Jock Young
(1999) Cultural Criminology - Jeff Ferrell
PART FOUR: CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND CRIME PREVENTION
(1975) On Deterrence - James Q Wilson
(1976) Giving Criminals Their Just Deserts - Andrew von Hirsch
(1982) The Value of Rehabilitation - Francis T Cullen and Karen E Gilbert
(1980) 'Situational' Crime Prevention: Theory and Practice - Ronald V G Clarke
(1991) Social Crime Prevention Strategies in a Market Society - Elliott Currie
(1977) Conflicts as Property - Nils Christie
(1989) Reintegrative Shaming - John Braithwaite
(1991) Abolitionism and Crime Control - William De Haan
(1982) Broken Windows: The Police and Neighbourhood Safety - James Q Wilson and George L Kelling
(2005) The Spectacle of Crime, Digitized. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and social anatomy - Martha Gever
PART FIVE: CONTROL-OLOGY: GOVERNANCE AND SURVEILLANCE
(1977) The Carceral - Michel Foucault
(1979) The Punitive City: Notes on the Dispersal of Social Control - Stanley Cohen
(1985) From the Panopticon to Disney World: The Development of Discipline - Clifford D Shearing and Philip C Stenning
(1992) The New Penology - Malcolm M Feeley and Jonathan Simon
(1992) Risk, Power and Crime Prevention - Pat O'Malley
(1997) Governing Through Crime - Jonathan Simon
(1994) Beyond <i>Bladerunner</i>: Urban Control. The Ecology of Fear - Mike Davis
'Globalising Surveillance: Comparative and Sociological Perspectives - David Lyon
(2008) Ordering Insecurity: Social Polarisation and the Punitive Upsurge' - Loïc Wacquant
PART SIX: GLOBAL RISKS AND HARMS
(2000) Globalisation, Reflexivity and the Practice of Criminology - Janet Chan
(1998) Poverty Goes Global - Neil Middleton
(2011) The Drug Trade: The Politicization of Criminals and the Criminalization of Politicians - Moisés Naím
(2002) The Terrorist Threat: World Risk Society Revisited - Ulrich Beck
(1993) Human rights and Crimes of the State - Stanley Cohen
(2003) Environmental Issues and the Criminological Imagination. - Rob White
(2009) Trade Secrets: Intersections Between Diasporas and Crime Groups in the Constitution of the Human Trafficking Chain - Jackie Turner and Liz Kelly
(2006) The Criminology of Hybrids: Rethinking Crime and Law in Techno-social Networks - Sheila Brown

Criminological Perspectives remains the most authoritative collection of criminological classics. Now in its third edition, it has been updated to reflect many of the global risks and harms that contemporary criminology is concerned with. Eugene McLaughlin and John Muncie have successfully navigated a complex theoretical and conceptual landscape and made it intelligible for students and established scholars alike. Criminological Perspectives remains indispensible.Professor Yvonne Jewkes
Professor of Criminology, University of Leicester




Criminological Perspectives offers an exceptional array of key readings in criminology, carefully selected to represent the richness and diversity of the discipline. This 3rd Edition builds on the strengths of previous volumes, combining classic statements with the latest key contributions - an invaluable resource for all students of criminology.Professor Majid Yar
University of Hull




The only indispensible general criminology reader on the market. Comprehensive in its coverage, judicious in its selectivity and organisation, and sophisticated in its contextualising commentaries, McLaughlin and Muncie's substantially revised collection of key and classic readings is becoming something of a classic itself. A truly must have book.Dr Chris Greer
Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Criminology, City University London




Containing over fifty edited readings on the study of crime and its control, Criminological Perspectives is an essential book for students seeking to develop their knowledge of criminology and its relevance and impact today.Professor Peter Francis
Northumbria University



Eugene McLaughlin is Professor of Criminology at City University and is one of the UK's foremost authorities in the study of policing. John Muncie is Professor of Criminology at the Open University. He has published extensively on youth culture, youth justice and criminological theory.