This book sets an agenda for the development of historical approaches to criminology. It defines 'historical criminology', explores its characteristic strengths and limitations, and considers its potential to enhance, revise and fundamentally challenge dominant modes of thinking about crime and social responses to crime.
It considers the following questions:
In this book, Churchill, Yeomans and Channing situate 'historical thinking' at the heart of historical criminology, reveal the value of historical research to criminology and argue that criminologists across the field have much to gain from engaging in historical thinking in a more regular and sustained way.
This book is essential reading for all criminologists, as well as students taking courses on theories, concepts and methods in criminology.
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