List of Boxes, Figures And Tables.
1. Introduction To Criminology.
2. Knowing About Crime.
3. Knowing About The Justice System.
4. Whose Justice Is It?.
5. Explaining Crime And Criminality.
6. Criminology and Social Policy.
7. Blurring The Boundaries: Power, Protest And Pleasure.
8. Criminology In A Changing World.
Resources For Further Study.
Keith Soothill is Professor of Social Research at Lancaster University; Moira Peelo and Claire Taylor are both researching in areas of criminology, also at Lancaster University.
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