Applied Science BTEC Nationals/Criminology

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Resources[edit | edit source]

Edexcel recommend the following resources.

Textbooks[edit | edit source]

Becker H S — Outsiders: Studies in Sociology of Deviance (Simon & Schuster Ltd, 1997) ISBN 0684836351

Kelling L and Coles C M — Fixing Broken Windows: Restoring Order and Reducing Crime in Our Communities (Simon and Schuster Inc, 1998) ISBN 0684837382

Matthews R and Young J — Rethinking Criminology: The Realist Debate (Sage Contemporary Criminology Series) (Sage Publications Ltd, 1992) ISBN 0803986211

Muncie J and McLaughlin E (editors) — The Problem of Crime (Sage Publications Ltd, 2001) ISBN 0761969713

Wilson J Q and Herrnstein R J — Crime Human Nature: The Definitive Study of the Causes of Crime (Free Press, 1998) ISBN 0684852667

Journals[edit | edit source]

British Journal of Criminology 1980 volume 20: pages 136-147 Clarke RVG — ‘Situational’ Crime Prevention: Theory and Practice

British Society of Criminology

Civil Liberties Review, number 3 pages 23–35, Von Hirsch A, 1976, ‘Giving criminals their just deserts’

Home Office Statistical Bulletin, issue 21/98, London HMSO, Mirrlees-Black et al., 1998, The 1998 British Crime Survey

Websites[edit | edit source]

The British Journal of Criminology.

Broken Windows Theory.

The Institute for the Study of Civil Society.

Crime Statistics for England and Wales.

Criminological Theory (Florida State University).

The Home Office.

The British Crime Survey.