Understanding Criminal Careers (BOK)

Keith Soothill, Clare Fitzpatrick, Brian Francis

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The study of criminal careers is of increasing interest in criminology. It is now generally recognized that it is important to try to understand criminal behavior across the life-course rather than focusing on fragmented incidents which provide only a partial picture. This is an accessible text which clarifies the crucial theoretical and methodological debates surrounding the study of criminal careers. It focuses on some major longitudinal studies discussing the onset, persistence, desistance and the duration of a criminal career. The important topics of prediction, risk and specialization are addressed. The challenging question of 'When do ex-offenders become like non-offenders?' points a way forward. The book concludes by proposing an even more ambitious approach to the topic of criminal careers.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Utgitt 2009
Forfatter Brian Francis, Clare Fitzpatrick, Keith Soothill Forlag
Willan Publishing
ISBN 9781843925026 Antall sider 224
Dimensjoner 17,4cm x 24,6cm x 1,8cm Vekt 385 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Emner og form Causes & prevention of crime, Offenders

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