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  1. State Crime

    By Alan Doig

    Series: Crime and Society Series

    This book provides an introduction to state crime, with a particular focus on the UK. The use of crime by the UK to achieve its policy and political objectives is an underdeveloped aspect of academic study of individual and institutional criminality, the exercise of political power, public...

    Published December 17th 2010 by Willan

  2. Safety Crimes

    By Steve Tombs, Dave Whyte

    Series: Crime and Society Series

    Every year in the UK, hundreds of workers are killed just doing their jobs, thousands more die of illnesses caused by their work and tens of thousands suffer major injuries such as amputations, loss of sight, serious burns, and so on. Worldwide, two million people are killed by work each year. Yet...

    Published September 1st 2007 by Willan

  3. Fraud

    By Alan Doig

    Series: Crime and Society Series

    Fraud remains one of the most important crimes and causes billions of pounds of losses each year, many thousands of people are employed to try to prevent it, but it has remained largely neglected in the literature. This book provides comprehensive coverage of the main issues involved in fraud, its...

    Published September 1st 2006 by Willan

  4. Murder

    By Shani D'Cruze, Sandra L. Walklate, Samantha Pegg

    Series: Crime and Society Series

    This book seeks to unravel the issues associated with the crime of murder, providing a highly accessible account of the subject for people coming to it for the first time. It uses detailed case studies as a way of exemplifying and exploring more general questions of socio-cultural responses to...

    Published April 1st 2006 by Willan

  5. Street Crime

    By Simon Hallsworth

    Series: Crime and Society Series

    Street crime remains high on the public and political agenda, and is frequently the subject of media attention and concern. This book aims to provide a detailed and accessible account of the phenomenon, placing the subject in its theoretical, historical and political context. It addresses the...

    Published February 1st 2005 by Willan

  6. Car Crime

    By Claire Corbett

    Series: Crime and Society Series

    Crime involving cars – whether involving offences by drivers or theft of and from cars – represents a substantial proportion of offences committed, and occupies an enormous amount of police time. But it is not always perceived as the serious crime that it is: many traffic offences cause enormous...

    Published June 1st 2003 by Willan

  7. Armed Robbery

    By Roger Matthews

    Series: Crime and Society Series

    Despite the significance of armed robbery in the criminal justice system, the media and in the public mind there has been little systematic research or writing on the subject beyond the popular accounts. In both the USA and the UK there remains a large gap in the literature on the subject, which...

    Published April 1st 2002 by Willan

  8. Burglary

    By Rob Mawby

    Series: Crime and Society Series

    Burglary has all the credentials as the 'folk crime of the new millennium', and is regularly identified as one of the crimes most feared by the public. Victims are particularly affected by burglary, and burglary is generally at the centre of crime prevention and community safety strategies. This...

    Published August 1st 2001 by Willan

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