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  1. SUGGESTED KEY TEXTS 2 items
    Suggested purchase, if you so wish:
    1. Understanding crime data: haunted by the dark figure - Coleman, Clive, Moynihan, Jenny 1996

      Book Suggested for student purchase Copies have been ordered for Waterstones on campus.

    2. Digest 4: information on the criminal justice system in England and Wales - Barclay, Gordon C., Tavares, Cynthia, Great Britain 1999

      Book Suggested for student purchase Available to download from the National Archives website - see link in this record.

  2. GENERAL READING LIST 34 items
    Useful for all of the topics covered. A number of different articles and chapters from books have also been digitised through the Library's Digital texts service or available through the 'Resources' link on Ebridge. These readings are useful for all the areas covered and for your essays/projects - so use what is available to you. If you have problems getting these from your home computer then access ON campus and save readings to your memory stick - login to portal then click 'Services and Support - Library Services' - then Digital Texts link on left hand side - then go to Social Sciences Department - 35104 Figuring Out Crime.
    1. DIGITISED READINGS 11 items
      On Ebridge under 'Resources'
      1. Chapter 2: Finding out about crime - Hazel Croall

        Chapter Recommended Available via Digital Texts.

      2. What do crime statistics tell us? - Tim Hope

        Chapter Recommended Available via Digital Texts.

      3. Chapter 2: Statistics on crime and their meaning - Stephen Jones

        Chapter Recommended Available via Digital Texts.

      4. The construction and deconstruction of crime - John Muncie

        Chapter Recommended Available via Digital Texts.

      5. Youth and crime - John Muncie 2014

        Book 

      6. Chapter 1: Youth crime: representations, discourses and data - John Muncie

        Chapter Recommended Available via Digital Texts.

      7. Chapter 2: Measuring crime and criminality - John J Tierney

        Chapter Recommended Available via Digital Texts.

      8. Official statistics and hidden crime: researching safety crimes - Steve Tombs

        Chapter Recommended Available via Digital Texts.

    2. GENERAL READING 23 items
      1. Understanding crime rates: police and public roles in the production of official statistics - Bottomley, Allan Keith, Coleman, Clive 1981

        Book Recommended

      2. Crime and punishment: interpreting the data - Bottomley, Allan Keith, Pease, Ken 1986

        Book Recommended

      3. Criminology : a sociological introduction - Eamonn Carrabine 2014

        Book Recommended Chapter 2

      4. Understanding crime data: haunted by the dark figure - Coleman, Clive, Moynihan, Jenny 1996

        Book Recommended

      5. Crime and society - Croall, Hazel 2011

        Book Recommended Chapter 2.

      6. Did shoplifting really decrease? - Farrington, D P Burrows, J N 1993

        Article Recommended

      7. Disentangling criminal behaviour and police reaction - Farrington, D P Dowds, E

        Chapter Recommended Available via Digital Texts

      8. Measuring the extent of domestic violence - Ferrante, Anna 1996

        Book Recommended

      9. Trends in crime and their interpretation: a study of recorded crime in post war England and Wales - Field, Simon, Great Britain, Great Britain 1990

        Book Recommended

      10. Key issues in criminology - Hood, Roger G., Sparks, Richard 1970

        Book Recommended

      11. What do crime statistics tell us? - Hope, T

        Chapter Recommended

      12. Criminology - Jones, Stephen 2009

        Book Recommended Chapter 3.

      13. Methods of criminological research - Jupp, Victor 1989

        Book Recommended

      14. Doing criminological research - Jupp, Victor, Davies, Pamela, Francis, Peter 2000

        Book Recommended

      15. Criminology - Newburn, Tim c2007

        Book Recommended

      16. Crime and victimization data - O'Brien, Robert M. 1985

        Book Recommended

      17. Making sense of criminology - Soothill, Keith, Peelo, Moira T., Taylor, Claire 2002

        Book Recommended Chapter 2 and 3.

      18. Official statistics and hidden crime: researching safety crimes - Steve Tombs

        Chapter Recommended Available via Digital Texts.

      19. Criminology - James Treadwell 2012 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Library also has 2006 ed as per entry in Reading List immediately below

      20. Criminology - Treadwell, James 2006

        Book Recommended

      21. Textbook on criminology - Williams, Katherine S. c2012

        Book Recommended

  3. WEEKLY READING LISTS 74 items
    1. POLICE RECORDED CRIME STATISTICS 20 items
      1. Digest 4: information on the criminal justice system in England and Wales - Barclay, Gordon C., Tavares, Cynthia, Great Britain 1999

        Book Recommended

      2. Understanding crime rates: police and public roles in the production of official statistics - Bottomley, Allan Keith, Coleman, Clive 1981

        Book Recommended

      3. Crime and punishment: interpreting the data - Bottomley, Allan Keith, Pease, Ken 1986

        Book Recommended

      4. Understanding crime data: haunted by the dark figure - Coleman, Clive, Moynihan, Jenny 1996

        Book Recommended (Chapter 2)

      5. Crime and society - Croall, Hazel 2011

        Book Recommended (Chapter 2)

      6. Trends in crime and their interpretation: a study of recorded crime in post war England and Wales - Field, Simon, Great Britain, Great Britain 1990

        Book Recommended

      7. Criminal statistics: England and Wales - Great Britain 1962-2003

        Book Recommended

      8. Statistics on notifiable offences - Home Office Great Britain

        Website Recommended

      9. Key issues in criminology - Hood, Roger G., Sparks, Richard 1970

        Book Recommended (Chapter 1)

      10. Crime in England and Wales - McClintock, Frederick Hemming, Avison, N. Howard, Rose, G. N. G. 1968

        Book Recommended

      11. Criminology - Newburn, Tim c2007

        Book Recommended

      12. Crime and victimization data - O'Brien, Robert M. 1985

        Book Recommended

      13. Making sense of criminology - Soothill, Keith, Peelo, Moira T., Taylor, Claire 2002

        Book Recommended (Chapter 2 and 3).

      14. Interpreting crime statistics - Walker, Monica A. 1995

        Book Recommended

      15. Crimes, courts and figures: an introduction to criminal statistics - Walker, Nigel David 1971

        Book Recommended

      16. The national prison survey 1991: main findings - Walmsley, Roy, Howard, Liz, White, Sheila, Great Britain 1992

        Book Recommended

      17. Textbook on criminology - Williams, Katherine S. c2012

        Book Recommended

    2. VICTIMIZATION SURVEYS 19 items
      1. Crime Definition, Crime Measurement, and Victim Surveys - Carolyn Rebecca Block, Richard L. Block 04/1984

        Article Recommended

      2. Understanding crime data: haunted by the dark figure - Coleman, Clive, Moynihan, Jenny 1996

        Book Recommended (Chapter 4)

      3. Crime surveys and the measurement problem: the fear of crime - J Ditton

        Chapter Recommended

      4. Victims of crime: the dimensions of risk - Michael R. Gottfredson 1984

        Document Recommended

      5. Victims and victimology: research, policy and practice - Goodey, Joanna Samantha 2005

        Book Recommended (See Chapter 2)

      6. More sinned against than sinning: a study of young teenagers' experience of crime - Julie M. Hartless, Jason Ditton, Gwyneth Nair, Samuel Phillips 1995

        Article Recommended

      7. The Islington Crime Survey: crime, victimization and policing in innercity London - Jones, Trevor, journalist, Maclean, Brian, Young, Jock 1986

        Book Recommended

      8. Crime surveys and victims of crime - Koffman, Laurence 1996

        Book Recommended

      9. Victims of crime: a new deal? - Maguire, Mike, Pointing, John 1988

        Book Recommended

      10. The 1992 British crime survey - Mayhew, Patricia, Maung, Natalie Aye, Mirrlees-Black, Catriona, Great Britain 1993

        Book Recommended

      11. Trends in crime: findings from the 1994 British Crime Survey - Pat Mayhew, Catriona Mirrlees-Black, Natalie Aye Maung

        Document Recommended

      12. The 1998 British crime survey: England and Wales - Mirrlees-Black, Catriona, Great Britain 1998

        Book Recommended

      13. Criminology - Newburn, Tim c2007

        Book Recommended

      14. Crime victims: theory, policy and practice - Spalek, Basia, Campling, Jo 2006

        Book Recommended

      15. Victimology: the victim and the criminal justice process - Walklate, Sandra 1989

        Book Recommended

      16. Victims - L Zedner

        Chapter Recommended

    3. SELF-REPORT STUDIES OF OFFENDERS AND OFFENDING 11 items
      1. Self-reported offending among young people in England and wales - B Bowling, J Graham, A Ross

        Chapter Recommended

      2. Racism, crime and justice - Bowling, Benjamin, Phillips, Coretta 2002

        Book Recommended (Chapter 4)

      3. Deviance, reality and society - Box, Steven 1981

        Book Recommended

      4. Understanding crime data: haunted by the dark figure - Coleman, Clive, Moynihan, Jenny 1996

        Book Recommended (Chapter 3)

      5. Explaining delinquency and drug use - Elliott, Delbert S., Huizinga, David, Ageton, Suzanne S. 1985

        Book Recommended

      6. Young people and crime - Graham, John, Bowling, Benjamin, Great Britain 1995

        Book Recommended

      7. Measuring delinquency - Hindelang, Michael J., Hirschi, Travis, Weis, Joseph G. c1981

        Book Recommended

      8. Delinquent behavior among young people in the western world: first results of the International Self-Report Delinquency Study - Junger-Tas, Josine, Terlouw, Gert-Jan, Klein, Malcolm W. 1994

        Book Recommended

      9. Cross-national research in self-reported crime and delinquency - Klein, Malcolm W., NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Self-Report Methodology in Criminological Research (1988: Noordwijkerhout, Netherlands) 1989

        Book Recommended

      10. Youth and crime - Muncie, John c2009

        Book Recommended (Chapter 1)

    4. WHAT DO WE KNOW ABOUT CRIME AND OFFENDING 24 items
      Lots of criminology/criminal justice books have chapters on age, gender, race/ethnicity, class - here are a few examples:
      1. Racism, crime and justice - Bowling, Benjamin, Phillips, Coretta 2002

        Book Recommended (Chapter 4)

      2. Minorities, crime and criminal justice - N.J. Britton

        Chapter Recommended

      3. Understanding crime data: haunted by the dark figure - Coleman, Clive, Moynihan, Jenny 1996

        Book Recommended (Chapter 5)

      4. Crime and society - Croall, Hazel 2011

        Book Recommended (Chapters 6, 7, 8, 9)

      5. Human development and criminal careers - D.P. Farrington

        Chapter Recommended

      6. Did shoplifting really decrease? - Farrington, D P Burrows, J N 1993

        Article Recommended

      7. Economic marginalisation, social exclusion and crime - Chris Hale

        Chapter Recommended

      8. Women and crime - Heidensohn, Frances 1996

        Book Recommended

      9. Gender and crime - F Heidensohn

        Chapter Recommended

      10. Age and the explanation of crime - Travis Hirschi, Michael Gottfredson 1983

        Article Recommended

      11. Young people and crime - D Kirton

        Chapter Recommended

      12. Youth and crime - Muncie, John c2009

        Book Recommended

      13. Young people, crime and youth justice - T Newburn

        Chapter Recommended

      14. Criminology - Newburn, Tim c2007

        Book Recommended (Chapters on youth, race, gender etc.)

      15. Hooligan: a history of respectable fears - Pearson, Geoffrey 1983

        Book Recommended

      16. Youth, crime and society - G Pearson

        Chapter Recommended

      17. Racism, ethnicity, crime and criminal justice - C Phillips, B Bowling

        Chapter Recommended

      18. Minority groups and the criminal justice system - B Spalek

        Chapter Recommended

      19. Gender and crime - C Smith

        Chapter Recommended

      20. Age-inequality and property crime - D Steffensmeier, E Allan

        Chapter Recommended

      21. Gender, crime and criminal justice - Walklate, Sandra 2004

        Book Recommended

      22. Gender, crime and criminal justice - S Walklate

        Chapter Recommended

      23. Gender and the criminal justice system - S Walklate

        Chapter Recommended

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