This book offers an up-to-date analysis of these contemporary trends by providing all honest and concerned citizens with a concise yet comprehensive survey of the sources of current problems and anxieties about crime. It shows that the dominant tough law and order approach to crime is based on fallacies about its nature, sources, and what works in terms of crime control. Instead it argues that the growth of crime has deep-seated causes, so that policing and penal policy at best can only temporarily hold a lid down on offending.
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Dear Diary,However much I might not be loving my rotation in A&E, there is one perk that makes my job more fun. Flirting with senior registrar Cort Mason is definitely a distraction, but a moonlit walk on the beach can't be a good idea and as for kissing him? Well, that's deliciously dangerous!-Ruby
The book is intended to inform public debate about these vital issues through a critical deconstruction of prevailing orthodoxy. With its focus on current policies, problems and debates this book is also an excellent introduction to criminology for the growing numbers of students of the subject at all levels.