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Crime and Criminology
Crime and Criminology
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About the Book

Crime is the central focus of criminology and a major topic of the sociology of deviance, but there is no consensus on how to define the term. Many sociologists look at crime as a social contruction, or a label, and look at crime being created through the passing of laws and the application of those laws, a model of the relationship between crime and the resources employed in its detection and punishment by the crimincal justice system. In this model the agents of the criminal justice system (the law makers and law enforcers in particular) are thought to operate like fisheries: they can use nets of varying dimensions or with varying sizes of mesh and the 'net' will determine how much crime is caught. This book provides deep insight into various dimensions of issues relating to the subject.

About the Author
Anjana Singh did M.A in Psychology from Rewa University, Rewa (M.P.). She did Ph.D in Criminal Psychology. She is practicing consultant and also provides training to psychology students.

Being a practicing consultant since long, she has acquired vast knowledge of the field. In spite of busy schedule, she has authored five books on the subject and regularly contributes to periodicals and newspapers articles bringing in-depth analysis of crimes.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Crime and Criminal Behaviour
  • Problem of Violence: A Realistic Approach
  • Heinous Crimes
  • Child Rape
  • Coping with Violent Crime
  • Policy and Planning in Criminology
  • Types of Criminology
  • Sociology of Cime and Criminology
  • Criminological Research and its Organization
  • Dimensions of Crime in India
  • Organised Crime: International Approaches and Norms


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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9788183763431
  • Publisher: ABD Publishers
  • Publisher Imprint: ABD Publishers
  • ISBN-10: 818376343X
  • Publisher Date: 2011
  • Language: English

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