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The new European criminology, crime and social order in Europe, edited by Vincenzo Ruggiero, Nigel South and Ian Taylor

The New European Criminology gathers together leading criminologists from all over Europe to consider crime and responses to crime within and across national borders. For the first time it allows students to experience the most exciting work in European criminology and to compare approaches to crime in different parts of Europe. The five sections of the book look at: * the effects of European harmonisation on crime * criminal justice, law enforcement and penal reform * organised crime, from the Mafia in Italy to drug running in the Balkans * local crime in interna
Table of contents
Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; List of contributors; Introduction: Towards a European criminological community; European prospects; Crime, market-liberalism and the European idea; Conflicts and convergences in criminology: bringing politics and economy back in; Remarks on social control, state sovereignty and citizenship in the New Europe; From inclusive to exclusive society: nightmares in the European dream; Penality and criminal justice; A crisis of youth or of juridical response?; Prison: between the law and social action; Between civility and state
Literary form
non fiction
Chiefly papers presented at a conference held in Manchester, England on Sept. 7-10, 1996
Physical description
1 online resource (539 p.)
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Form of item

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