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Criminology and Social Policy

Criminology and Social Policy

April 2007 | 208 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Criminology and Social Policy systematically examines the relationship between social policy and crime.

In this lively and engaging text, Paul Knepper discusses the difference social policy makes, or can make, in any response to crime. He also considers the contribution of criminology to the debates on major social policy areas, such as housing, education, employment, health and family. The book provides criminology students with an understanding of key social policy issues, and introduces criminological theory to social policy students. It is designed to cover the core components of courses in both of these areas.

Criminologists and the Welfare State
Criminological Theory and Social Policy
Poverty, 'Race', and Gender
Crime and Housing Policy
Crime, Health and Education
Crime and Unemployment
Crime, Family and Youth Policy
Police, Prisons and Social Welfare
The Criminalisation of Social Policy
The Pursuit of Social Justice

criminology and social policy provides the tools that level 4 std require to make the links between criminology and social policy. the book is very easy to access, with a wonderful wrting style.

Mr Matt Nicholson
Health, Care and Wellbeing, Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education
May 5, 2010

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