Crime in England 1880-1945: The rough and the criminal, the by Barry Godfrey

By Barry Godfrey

This ebook is an bold try and map the most adjustments within the felony justice procedure within the Victorian interval via to the 20 th century. Chapters comprise an exam of the expansion and adventure of imprisonment, policing, and probation prone; the recording of crime in authentic information and in public reminiscence; and the probabilities of analysis created by way of new digital and online resources; an exploration of time, house and position, on crime, and the expansion internationalisation and science-led technique of crime regulate equipment during this interval.

Unusually, the e-book offers those matters in a fashion which illustrates the resources of knowledge that informs smooth crime heritage and discusses how criminologists and historians produce theories of crime historical past. for that reason, there are a chain of fascinating and vigorous debates of a thematic nature in order to have interaction historians, criminologists, and study tools experts, in addition to the undergraduates and college scholars that, just like the writer, are serious about crime history.

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