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The Criminology and Criminal Justice Companion

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Paperback - 9780230229921

08 June 2017

$35.99

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12 April 2017

$107.99

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15 March 2017

$28.99

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08 June 2017

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This companion offers a user-friendly and practical introduction to the various aspects of studying and researching Criminology and Criminal Justice. With study skills coverage integrated alongside broad overviews of the key...

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This companion offers a user-friendly and practical introduction to the various aspects of studying and researching Criminology and Criminal Justice. With study skills coverage integrated alongside broad overviews of the key theories and concepts that drive Criminology and Criminal Justice, the book offers an authoritative overview for those starting out in their studies. It is also packed with helpful reflective questions to encourage the reader to think more deeply about the material and its application in the real world.

This is an essential resource for students with no prior experience of studying Criminology or Criminal Justice, as well as for those who want a handy reference book at any point in their study and further career. It has been designed to be used as pre-course reading, as a core text on introductory Criminology, Criminal Justice or Criminological Skills modules, or as complimentary reading on Criminological Theory modules.      

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  • Offers practical study skills advice which has been specifically tailored for Criminology and Criminal Justice students
  • Written by authors familiar with both the workings of the criminal justice system and teaching Criminology and Criminal Justice, it gives a thorough overview of career possibilities, including tips for how to prepare for life after a degree
  • Includes a comprehensive overview of the historical development of criminological theory and the discipline's key thinkers
  • Easily navigable structure that can be read from start to finish, or dipped into as required
  • Written from an international perspective to appeal to a global audience

Introduction
1. Studying Criminology
2. Key Theories and theorists
3. Criminological Research
4. Key and Emerging Issues in Criminology
5. The Criminal Justice System
6.Careers in Criminology
7. Key Terms, Concepts and Definitions
Additional resources for students for both student and personal life. These include:
  • Flashcards
  • 'Key' documents, containing summaries of theories, concepts, definitions, and other useful areas
  • Useful links to help you explore where a career in Criminology can take you
  • Timelines
  • and more!
These can be found on www.macmillanihe.com/criminologycompanion


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Susan Robinson is a criminologist, lecturer and researcher with the Charles Sturt University, Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security in Canberra.


Tracy Cussen is a researcher and criminal justice professional who previously held positions as a correctional officer, probation and parole officer and senior policy officer in adult corrections and youth justice in Australia and Canada.

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Susan Robinson is a criminologist, lecturer and researcher with the Charles Sturt University, Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security in Canberra.


Tracy Cussen is a researcher and criminal justice professional who previously held positions as a correctional officer, probation and parole officer and senior policy officer in adult corrections and youth justice in Australia and Canada.

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