Careers in Criminal Justice

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Title Careers in Criminal Justice
Author Bates, Merrelyn Joy; Prenzler, Timothy James
Book Title Introduction to Crime and Criminology
Editor Hennessey Hayes and Tim Prenzler
Year Published 2009
Place of publication Sydney
Publisher Pearson Education
Abstract An Introduction to Crime& Criminology 2e, continues to bring together some of Australia's most widely respected authorities on criminology. The text explores popular knowledge and understanding about crime, contrasting it with what we know about crime from official sources as well as from crime victims. The authors present and analyse the various ways that crime is defined and measured, the many and varied dimensions of crime, the broad range of theories offered to explain crime as well as some of the main ways governments and other agencies respond to and attempt to prevent crime.
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Copyright Statement Self-archiving is not yet supported by this publisher. Please refer to the publisher website or contact the author(s) for more information.
Chapter Number 21
Page from 363
Page to 381
ISBN 9781741038989
Date Accessioned 2009-02-20
Language en_AU
Research Centre ARC Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security
Faculty Arts, Education and Law
Subject Criminology
Publication Type Book Chapter (Non-Composite)
Publication Type Code b2

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