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What is crime? Who is the criminal?

Warren, Ian 2012, What is crime? Who is the criminal?. In Marmo, Marinella, De Lint, Willem and Palmer, Darren (ed), Crime and justice : a guide to criminology, Thomson Reuters, Pyrmont, N. S. W., pp.3-24.

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Title What is crime? Who is the criminal?
Author(s) Warren, IanORCID iD for Warren, Ian
Title of book Crime and justice : a guide to criminology
Editor(s) Marmo, Marinella
De Lint, Willem
Palmer, DarrenORCID iD for Palmer, Darren
Publication date 2012
Chapter number 1
Total chapters 29
Start page 3
End page 24
Total pages 22
Publisher Thomson Reuters
Place of Publication Pyrmont, N. S. W.
Keyword(s) crime
criminal law
human rights
social context
theories of crime
Summary The term "crime" is often "taken-for-granted" and poorly defined in contemporary Australian and International research. There is also considerable debate amongst scholars working in different theoretical tranditions about the appropriate definition of crime. This reflects broader public division about the types of behaviour or people that are classed as criminal.
ISBN 0455228604
Edition 4th
Language eng
Field of Research 160204 Criminological Theories
160201 Causes and Prevention of Crime
Socio Economic Objective 940406 Legal Processes
HERDC Research category B1.1 Book chapter
Copyright notice ©2012, Thomson Reuters
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