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Mentally disordered offenders, mental health and crime

Peay, Jill (2012) Mentally disordered offenders, mental health and crime. In: Maguire, Mike, Morgan, Rod and Reiner, Robert, (eds.) Oxford Handbook of Criminology. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, pp. 496-528. ISBN 9780199590278

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Abstract

This is the substantially updated and revised third edition of the highly acclaimed Handbook of Criminology. It is the most comprehensible and authoritative single volume guide to the subject; combining masterly reviews of all the key topics with extensive references to aid further research. In addition to the history of the discipline and reviews of different theoretical perspectives, the book provides up-to-date reviews of such diverse topics as crime statistics, the criminal justice process, race and gender and the media and crime. It is essential reading for all teachers and students of criminology and an indispensable source book for professionals.

Item Type: Book Section
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Additional Information: © 2012 Oxford University Press
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Sets: Departments > Law
Research centres and groups > Mannheim Centre for Criminology
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2008 10:14
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/10467/

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