Topics covered include:
- Crime statistics
- Constructions of criminality
- White-collar crime
- Immigration and crime
The book is written in an accessible style which encourages students to think critically about the disciplines of both history and criminology. It includes an introduction to historical sources and methodology and provides a series of historical 'case-studies' analyzing the background to contemporary debates. Undergraduates will appreciate descriptions of key terms, a glossary, structured study questions, and chapter overviews.
History and Crime is indispensable for students and academics in criminology, criminal justice, sociology, and history. It is part of the Key Approaches to Criminology series.
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