Law Express: Criminology (Revision Guide)

Series
Longman
Author
Noel Cross  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
176
Pub.-date
August 2012
ISBN13
9781405874274
ISBN
1405874279
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Description

From the makers of the bestselling law revision series, Law Express: Criminology is designed to help both law and social science students revise effectively. This is your guide to understanding essential concepts, remembering and applying key theories, developing good critical analysis, and making your answers stand out.

Features

  • Reviews the key theorists and theories, sources and terminology you will need to know for your exam.
  • Shows you how to maximise your marks by bringing in areas of further thinking and debate. Also points out common pitfalls and ways to avoid losing marks.
  • Gives you helpful advice to revise effectively and improve your exam performance when it counts.
  • Subject-specific companion websites help you build a personal study plan, try sample exam questions, test your recall with interactive flashcards, listen to audio advice and more!

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Introduction

Guided tour

Guided tour of the companion website

 

Chapter 1:    What is Crime?

Chapter 2:    Measuring Crime

Chapter 3:    Who Commits Crime?

Chapter 4:    Crime and the Media   

Chapter 5:    Classicist Criminology

Chapter 6:    Biological Positivist Criminology

Chapter 7:    Psychological Explanations of Crime

Chapter 8:    Sociological Explanations of Crime

Chapter 9:    Contemporary Criminology

Chapter 10: Theories of Justice and Penology

 

And finally, before the exam…

Glossary of terms

Index

Back Cover

Tried and tested by undergraduate students across the UK.

‘All the vital information you need – definitely the best revision guides on the market.’
Nayiri Keshishi, Student, Kingston University

From the makers of the bestselling law revision series, Law Express CRIMINOLOGY is designed to help both law and social science students revise effectively. Understand essential concepts, remember and apply key theories, develop good critical analysis, and make your answers stand out!

  • Reviews the key theorists and theories, sources and terminology you will need to know for your exam.
  • Shows you how to maximise your marks by bringing in areas of further thinking and debate. Also points out common pitfalls and ways to avoid losing marks.
  • Gives you helpful advice to revise effectively and improve your exam performance when it counts.
  • Subject-specific companion websites help you build a personal study plan, try sample exam questions, test your recall with interactive flashcards, listen to audio advice and more!

Noel Cross is Principle Lecturer in Criminal Justice at the School of Law, Liverpool John Moores University.

Author

Noel Cross is Principle Lecturer in Criminal Justice at the School of Law, Liverpool John Moores University.


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