- Inbunden (Hardback)
- Antal sidor
- SAGE Publications Ltd
- Messner, Steven F.
- 203 x 133 x 12 mm
- Antal komponenter
- 249 g
Du kanske gillar
Crime and the Economy
Fri frakt inom Sverige för privatpersoner.
The book offers a readable, interesting and accessible analysis, addressing an array of different criminal activities, including:
- violent crime
- drug crime
- white-collar crime
- organised crime
- corporate crime.
Crime and the Economy is written with clarity and flair. Technical terms, where used, are fully explained; relevant examples punctuate the discussion; and key points are supported by graphs and diagrams. It is essential reading for undergraduates, graduate students, and academics in criminology and sociology.
Compact Criminology is an exciting series that invigorates and challenges the international field of criminology.
Books in the series are short, authoritative, innovative assessments of emerging issues in criminology and criminal justice ? offering critical, accessible introductions to important topics. They take a global rather than a narrowly national approach. Eminently readable and first-rate in quality, each book is written by a leading specialist.
Compact Criminologyprovides a new type of tool for teaching, learning and research, one that is flexible and li...
Fler böcker av Richard Rosenfeld
Recensioner i media
Is it greed or need that causes crime in contemporary consumer societies? In five brilliant chapters world-leading criminologists Richard Rosenfeld and Steven F. Messner explore issues from market morality to welfare policies. With their trade-mark mastery of theoretical tools and empirical data they provide a stunning overview of ideas and research, and impress with fresh insights into a classical problem of criminology. This book will fascinate students as much as advanced researchers.
Professor of Criminology, University of Leeds
The relationship between crime and the economy is surprisingly
complex, frequently defying easy description. In this slim and highly readable volume Rosenfeld and Messner deftly lead us through these complexities, making a convincing argument that the strength of social institutions provides the key link between poor economic performance and rising crime rates.
University of Maryland
Bloggat om Crime and the Economy
Steven F. Messner is Distinguished Teaching Professor of Sociology at the University at Albany, State University of New York.
Why the Economy Matters in the Study of Crime The Relationship Between Crime and the Economy: A Brief Intellectual History The Elusive Connection Between Crime and Unemployment White Collar and Other Organized Crime New Directions in Theory and Research The Underground Economy, Property Crime, and Violent Crime Harm Reduction: The Economy and Crime Control Policy