Table of contents for The Oxford handbook of criminology / edited by Mike Maguire, Rod Morgan, and Robert Reiner.

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outline contents
Notes on Contributors xvii
Introduction to the fourth edition xxi
Guided tour of the Online Resource Centre xxvi
part i criminology: history and theory
1 Sociological theories of crime Paul Rock 3
2 Criminological psychology Clive Hollin 43
3 Contemporary landscapes of crime, order, and control: governance, risk, and globalization Ian Loader and Richard Sparks 78
4 Cultural criminology Keith Hayward and Jock Young 102
5 Historical perspectives on crime Clive Emsley 122
6 Comparing criminal justice David Nelken 139
7 Diversity, crime, and criminal justice Barbara Hudson 158
part ii the social construction of crime and crime control
8 Legal constructions of crime Nicola Lacey 179
9 No turning back: the politics of law and order into the millennium David Downes and Rod Morgan 201
10 Crime data and statistics Mike Maguire 241
11 Media-made criminality: the representation of crime in the mass media Robert Reiner 302
part iii dimensions of crime
12 Political economy, crime, and criminal justice Robert Reiner 341
13 Gender and crime Frances Heidensohn and Loraine Gelsthorpe 381
14 Ethnicities, racism, crime, and criminal justice Coretta Phillips and Ben Bowling 421
15 Victims, victimization, and criminal justice Carolyn Hoyle and Lucia Zedner 461
16 Mentally disordered offenders, mental health, and crime Jill Peay 496
17 Place, space, crime, and disorder Anthony E. Bottoms 528
18 Youth crime and youth culture Tim Newburn 575
19 Childhood risk factors and risk-focused prevention David P. Farrington 602
20 Crime and the life course David Smith 641
part iv forms of crime
21 Violent crime Michael Levi, Mike Maguire, and Fiona Brookman 687
22 White-collar and corporate crime David Nelken 733
23 Organizing serious, transnational, and terrorist crimes Michael Levi 777
24 Drugs, alcohol, and crime Nigel South 810
part v reactions to crime
25 The governance of security: pluralisation, privatization, and polarization in crime control Trevor Jones 841
26 Crime prevention and community of safety Adam Crawford 866
27 Policing and the police Tim Newburn and Robert Reiner 910
28 From suspect to trial Andrew Sanders and Richard Young 953
29 Sentencing Andrew Ashworth 990
30 Youth Justice Rod Morgan and Tim Newburn 1024
31 Community penalties: probation, 'What Works', and offender management Peter Raynor 1061
32 Imprisonment: an expanding scene Rod Morgan and Alison Liebling 1100
Index 000
detailed contents
Notes on contributors xvii
introduction to the fourth edition xxi
Mike Maguire, Rod Morgan, and Robert Reiner
guided tour of the online resource centre xxvi
part i criminology: history and theory
1 sociological theories of crime 3
Paul Rock
Introduction: The Development of Criminology in Britain 3
Sociological Criminology 7
Crime and Control 8
Crime, Control, and Space 18
Radical Criminology 23
Functionalist Criminology 26
Signification 28
Criminology as an Eclectic Discipline 33
Prospects for the Future 34
2 criminological psychology 43
Clive Hollin
Introduction 43
The Growth of Psychology 44
Psychology and Criminology: Early Accord 46
Psychology and Criminology: The Parting of the Ways 48
Psychology and Criminology: Little Common Ground 51
Psychology and Criminology: Not on Speaking Terms 57
Psychology and Criminology: Return to Cordiality? 65
Concluding Comment 70
3 contemporary landscapes of crime, order, and control: governance, risk, and globalization 78
Ian Loader and Richard Sparks
Introduction 78
Governance 79
Risk 84
Globalization 88
Conclusion: Criminology, Culture, and Public Life 93
4 cultural criminology 102
Keith Hayward and Jock Young
Introduction 102
For a Sociologically Inspired Criminology 103
This is 'What is Cultural' about Cultural Criminology 105
Inside the 'Hall of Mirrors': Media, Representation, Meaning 108
Transgressive Subjects: Uncovering the Meanings and Emotions of Crime 111
Dangerous knowledge 113
Conclusion 117
5 historical perspectives on crime 122
Clive Emsley
Introduction 122
Theory 123
From Violence to Theft? 125
Statistical Data 128
Cultural History 131
Human Agency 132
Continuities, Discontinuities, and Connections 134
6 comparing criminal justice 139
David Nelken
Why Study Criminal Justice Comparatively? 139
On Methods of Comparative Research 143
Approaches to Comparison 147
7 diversity, crime, and criminal justice 158
Barbara Hudson
Introduction: From Difference to Diversity 158
Diversity and Crime 159
Difference, Diversity and Justice 166
Community, Diversity, and Human Rights 171
part ii the social construction of crime and crime control
8 legal constructions of crime 179
Nicola Lacey
The Relationship between Criminal Law, Criminology, and Criminal Justice Studies 180
Criminal Law 182
Contextualizing Criminal Law: Criminological Perspectives 192
The Doctrinal Structure of Criminal Law: Questions for the Social Sciences 194
From Critical Criminal Law to Criminalization 196
9 no turning back: the politics of law and order into the millennium 201
David Downes and Rod Morgan
Introduction 201
British General Elections and 'Law and Order', 1945-2005 203
Pressure-Group and Interest-Group Politics 222
Matters of Scandal and Concern 231
Conclusions 234
10 crime data and statistics 241
Mike Maguire 
Introduction 241
Historical Overview: The Rise and Fall of Official Statistics 243
Interpreting the Statistics 254
Alternatives and Challenges to the Official Picture 276
Recent Developments and Emerging Issues 290
11 media-made criminality: the representation of crime in the mass media 302
Robert Reiner
Crime in the Media: Subversion, Social Control, or Mental Chewing Gum? 302
The Content of Media Images of Crime 303
The Consequences of Media Images of Crime 315
The Causes of Media Representations of Crime 323
Observers or Players? The Media and Crime in Postmodernity 327
part iii dimensions of crime
12 political economy, crime, and criminal justice 341
Robert Reiner
Introduction: Political Economy and Crime: A One-Sided Accentuation? 341
Political Economy and Criminological Theory 345
Economic Factors and Crime: What is the Empirical Evidence? 355
Political Economies, Crime, and Criminal Justice: Comparative and Historical Perspectives 363
Conclusion: Markets, Meanings, Morals 372
13 gender and crime 381
Frances Heidensohn and Loraine Gelsthorpe
Introduction 381
Feminist Contributions to Criminology 381
The Early Feminist Critique of Criminology 383
Methodological Issues and Developments 385
Theoretical Work on Masculinity 387
Women, Men, and Crime 391
Gender, Crime, and Justice in Late Modernity 406
14 ethnicities, racism, crime, and criminal justice 421
Coretta Phillips and Ben Bowling
Setting the Context: Historical, Conceptual, and Contemporary 422
Redrawing the Parameters of the 'Race and Crime' Debate: Victimization and Offending 424
The Social Construction of Ethnicity and Criminality 429
Criminological Research on Ethnicity and Crime 430
The Police and Policing Minority Communities 434
Explaining Disproportionality 436
Prison and Probation 445
Minority Ethnic Employment in the Criminal Justice System 448
Conclusion: Challenges for Theory, Research, and Practice 450
15 victims, victimization, and criminal justice 461
Carolyn Hoyle and Lucia Zedner
Introduction 461
The Nature and Distribution of Victimization 462
Victims' Movements and Victims' Justice 470
Victims in the Criminal Justice Process 473
The Rise of Restorative Justice 481
Conclusion 487
16 mentally disordered offenders, mental health, and crime 496
Jill Peay
Policy Development in England and Wales: A Context of Conflicting Themes 497
Mental Disorder and Offenders: A Case for Special Provision? 501
The Problem of Definition 503
Mentally Disordered Offenders: A Minority Group? 504
Mental Disorder, Offending Behaviour, and Treatment 511
Protective Sentencing: Procedural Safeguards versus Treatment 519
Conclusions 522
17 place, space, crime, and disorder 528
Anthony E. Bottoms
Place, Space, and Crime: A Brief History 530
Preliminary Methodological Issues 533
Explaining the Location of Offences 535
Socio-Spatial Dimensions of Incivilities and Disorder 550
Explaining the Location of Offender Residence 557
Integrating Socio-Spatial Criminology 567
Macro-Level Issues 568
18 youth crime and youth culture 575
Tim Newburn
Youth and Crime in Historical Context 575
Youth in Post-War Britain 577
Young People, Crime, and Victimization 585
Conclusion 595
19 childhood risk factors and risk-focused prevention 602
David P. Farrington
Introduction 602
Individual Risk Factors 608
Family Risk Factors 613
Explaining Development and Risk Factors 619
Risk-Focused Prevention 623
Conclusions 629
20 crime and the life course 641
David Smith
Problems of Method 642
The Extent of Specialization in Offending 646
The Extent of Stability and Change over the Life Course 651
Explaining Stability 662
Explaining Desistance 669
Conclusion 674
part iv forms of crime
21 violent crime 687
Michael Levi, Mike Maguire, and Fiona Brookman
Introduction 687
Attitudes to Violence and Constructions of Blame 689
Extent of Violent Crime and Risks of Victimization 692
Predicting and Explaining Violent Behaviour 703
Making Sense of Homicide 716
Responses to Violence: Recent Trends 718
Conclusions 722
22 white-collar and corporate crime 733
David Nelken
Introduction 733
Seven Types of Ambiguity 736
White-Collar Crime as a Contested Concept 738
Is White-Collar Crime Really Crime? 741
Explaining the Causes of White-Collar Crime 742
White-Collar Crime in its Everyday Settings 748
The Ambivalent Response to White-Collar Crime 752
White-Collar Crime as an Index of Social Change 758
The Collateral Costs of Control 760
23 organizing serious, transnational, and terrorist crimes 771
Michael Levi
Introduction 771
Analytical Issues in Defining the Nature of 'Organized Crime' 777
The Nature of Organized Crime and 'its' Markets 782
Terrorism and the Alleged Organized Crime-Terrorism Nexus 791
The Evolution of Crime and Terrorism Organization: Some Tentative Conclusions 794
24 drugs, alcohol, and crime 810
Nigel South
Introduction 810
A Review of Trends in Drug and Alcohol Use: 1950s to 2005 811
The Control of Drugs: Britain and the Global Context 818
Conclusions 832
part v reactions to crime
25 the governance of security: pluralization, privatization, and polarization in crime control 841
Trevor Jones
Clarifying Key Terms 842
Key Features of Contemporary Security Governance 846
Prospects for Democratic Security Governance: Nodal Governance or Re-stating Security? 856
Conclusion 861
26 crime prevention and community of safety 866
Adam Crawford
The Fall and Rise of Prevention 867
Conceptualizing Prevention 870
Situational Crime Prevention 872
Developmental Crime Prevention 882
Community Crime Prevention 884
Policy Developments in the UK 889
Conclusions 904
27 policing and the police 910
Tim Newburn and Robert Reiner
Introduction: Criminology and Policing 910
The Development of Police Research 911
'Police' and 'Policing' 912
Police Discretion: Its Nature, Operation, and Control 915
'New Tricks': Innovative Policing Strategies 927
Pluralization 932
Internationalization 937
Conclusion: Futures of Policing 941
28 from suspect to trial 953
Andrew Sanders and Richard Young
Models of Criminal Justice 953
Police Decisions 'on the Street' 956
Detention in the Police Station 963
Whether or Not to Prosecute 971
Pre-Trial Processes 976
Conclusion 981
29 sentencing 990
Andrew Ashworth
Sentencing and Politics 990
Rationales for Sentencing 992
The Mechanics of Sentencing 998
Custodial Sentencing 1007
Non-Custodial Sentencing 1014
Review of Policies and Practice 1018
30 youth justice 1024
Rod Morgan and Tim Newburn
The Background to the 1998 Reforms 1024
New Labour, New Youth Justice? 1032
The Reformed System in Practice 1042
Conclusion: Whither Youth Justice? 1055
31 community penalties: probation, 'what works', and offender management 1061
Peter Raynor
Introduction: Catching the Slippery Fish 1061
Current Community Penalties in England and Wales 1063
Origins: From Religious Mission to Social Casework 1066
'Nothing Works' and 'Alternatives to Custody' 1069
Just Deserts and 'Punishment in the Community' 1074
Community Penalties and Crime Reduction: The Rediscovery of Rehabilitation 1075
What Worked and what Didn't? 1079
After 'What Works', What Next? NOMS and the Future 1083
Some Critical Choices for the Future 1086
A Future for Probation? 1090
32 imprisonment: an expanding scene 1100
Rod Morgan and Alison Liebling
Setting the Scene 1100
The Purpose of Imprisonment 1107
Who Are the Prisoners? 1118
The Sociology of Prisons 1126
Index 000

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Criminology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.