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The Eternal Recurrence of Crime and Control: Essays in Honour of Paul Rock
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The Eternal Recurrence of Crime and Control: Essays in Honour of Paul Rock

David Downes, Dick Hobbs, and Tim Newburn

Abstract

This book features contributions from criminologists from the UK, the US, and Australia, brought together to honour the work of Paul Rock, former Professor of Social Institutions at the London School of Economics. It offers an exploration of the theories which underpin much of current criminological thinking. The resulting thirteen chapters all examine and build upon the central themes associated with Paul Rock's work: social and criminological theory, policy development and policy-making, and victims and victimology. Together, the chapters draw on some of his landmark publications for inspira ... More

Keywords: criminologists, Paul Rock, victimology, interactionism, criminal justice, incarceration

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780199580231
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580231.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Downes, editor
Professor Emeritus of Social Policy and a former Director of the Mannheim Centre for Criminology at the London School of Economics

Dick Hobbs, editor
Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics

Tim Newburn, author
Professor of Criminology and Social Policy at the London School of Economics

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