Signal Crimes: Social Reactions to Crime, Disorder and Control - New Book from Martin Innes, Oxford University Press

SIGNAL CRIMES

SOCIAL REACTIONS TO CRIME, DISORDER, AND CONTROL

Martin Innes

224 pages | 234x156mm

978-0-19-968447-2 | Paperback | June 2014 (estimated)

How do individuals, communities, and institutions react to crime, disorder, and social control events? How do such incidents shape the contours of social order and the make-up of society? Why do some crimes and disorders matter more than others in influencing how we think, feel, and act about our security? These are the questions that lie at the heart of Signal Crimes: Social Reactions to Crime, Disorder, and Control.

"One of the most eagerly anticipated criminological publications" Prof. Tim Newburn, London School of Economics

"It is difficult to capture just how important this work is.. It is a vital text" Prof. Sir Anthony Bottoms, University of Cambridge

"Professor Innes has developed a seminal body of work." - Sir Denis O'Connor, formerly Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Constabulary, 2008-2012

"Nothing short of a new framework for understanding the social meaning of crime and criminal justice." Professor Jonathan Simon, University of California, Berkeley

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