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'Sex Crime, Third edition is a fully updated version of this already key text. Looking at sex offending and society from a number of angles, it includes the relevant law, criminal justice responses and how we can protect the most vulnerable. This will continue to be a valuable text for practitioners, policymakers and academics and I encourage all who have an interest in this field to read and digest.' - Karen Harrison, Senior Lecturer in Law, Law School, University of Hull, UK 'A must-read book for all students seeking a broad understanding of the responses to sex crimes in modern society. Terry Thomas's book offers a clear and readable presentation of the social, historical, political, legal and law enforcement issues in dealing with sexual offending. An invaluable guide or supplementary text for sex crimes modules or courses.' -Sarah Kingston, Lecturer in Criminology, The Law School, University of Lancaster, UK'As public sensitivity surrounding sex crimes and sex offenders is at unprecedented levels, this comprehensive text provides an urgently needed contribution to the debate. The unemotional and matter-of-fact exploration of laws and sentencing, policing and security, victims and protection, and offenders and rehabilitation offers both foundational knowledge, as well as in-depth analysis. Terry Thomas has written an indispensable companion for students and researchers, practitioners and politicians, that combines accessibility with meticulous research.' - Susanne Karstedt, Professor at the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Griffith University, Australia, and visiting Professor, School of Law, University of Leeds, UK

Autorentext
Terry Thomas was awarded the title of Emeritus Professor of Criminal Justice Studies, Leeds Beckett University in 2014. His major research interests include sexual offending, the policing of sexual offenders, and the 'management' of sexual offenders living in the community; he has also researched domestic violence; the use of criminal records to screen people for working with children and vulnerable people; and 'sex work'. He is a member of the Howard League for Penal Reform, and Liberty and is a member of the expert Advisory Group to the campaign group FACT (Falsely Accused Carers and Teachers).

Klappentext

Revised edition of the author's Sex crime, 2005.



Zusammenfassung
Revised edition of the author's Sex crime, 2005.

Inhalt
1. Introduction PartOne 2. The sex offender 'problem' - and responses3. Social responses to the sex offender: a historical perspective Part Two 4. Policing sexual offending 5. The search for justice - the sex offender incourt 6. The search for justice - punishing the sex offender7.The victims of sexual offending Part Three 8. Protection in the home9. Protection in out of home settings 10. Protection in the community 11. Conclusions.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Sex Crime
Untertitel: Sex offending and society
Autor:
EAN: 9781138019447
ISBN: 978-1-138-01944-7
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Taylor and Francis
Genre: Strafrecht
Anzahl Seiten: 272
Gewicht: 544g
Größe: H234mm x B156mm
Jahr: 2015
Auflage: 3. A.