Contemporary Issues in Criminology

Edited by Michael Levi, Mike Magquire, and Lesley Noakes

Contemporary Issues in Criminology

Edited by Michael Levi, Mike Magquire, and Lesley Noakes

Distributed for University of Wales Press

436 pages | 8 1/2 x 5 2/5
Paper $28.00 ISBN: 9780708312971 Published July 1995 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only

Introduction Michael Levi, Mike Maguire and Lesley Noaks, University of Wales, Cardiff.


Comparative research in criminal justice Lucia Zedner, Corpus Christi College, Oxford

In search of a Third World criminology, Ian Clegg and Jim Whetton, University of Wales, Swansea

Policing apartheid + the discourses of the South African Police Mike Brogden, Queen’s University of Belfast

Labouring, loving and living: on the policing of culture in Trinidad and Tobago Maureen Cain, University of the West Indies


The end of public policing? Police reform and `the new managerialism’ Eugene McLoughlin, Open University and Karim Murji, Roehampton Institute, London

Revising `police powers’: legal theories and policing practices in historical and contemporary contexts David Dixon, University of New South Wales

Political autonomy, accountability and efficiency in the prosecution of serious fraud Michael Levi University of Wales, Cardiff

The Case for the Prosecution and administrative criminology (Authors meet critics 1) Mike McConville, University of Warwick and Andrew Sanders, Pembroke College, Oxford

Pessimism or professionalism? Legal regulation of investigations after PACE (Authors meet critics 2) Roger Leng, University of Warwick

New left pessimism (Authors meet critics 3) David Dixon, University of New South Wales

Authors meet critics: The Case for the Prosecution (Authors meet critics 4) Rod Morgan, University of Bristol

The Case for the Prosecution: police suspects and the construction of criminality (Authors meet critics 5) Robert Reiner, London School of Economics.


The supervision of offenders + what works? Christopher Trotter, Monash University

Specialist activities in probation: `confusion worse confounded’? George Mair, Liverpool John Moores University

Criminal justice cultures: negotiating bail and remand Fiona Paterson, Scottish Office and Claire Whittaker, Home Office

Politics and prison management: the Northern Ireland experience Brian Gormally, NIACRO and Kieran McEvoy, Queen’s University of Belfast

Pre-court diversion and youth justice Maggy Lee, Birkbeck College, University of London.


The politics of youth crime prevention: developments in Australia and England and Wales John Muncie, Open University, Garry Coventry, La Trobe University, and Reece Walters, University of Wellington

Criminal Justice Act 1991 + management of the underclass and the potentiality of community Simon Gardiner, Anglia Polytechnic University

Critical criminology and the free market: theoretical and practical issues in everyday social life and everyday crime Ian Taylor University of Salford

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