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Crime and Society in Twentieth Century England


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List of tables and figures. Preface and acknowledgements. Abbreviations used in the notes. Introduction. The Pattern of Crime. Criminal Lives. Crime and the Young. Organised Crime: Professional Criminals. Media Narratives. Expert Narratives. Police and Policing. The Courts. Penal Policy and Penal Experience. Some Conclusions.Further Reading: Further Research. Index.

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A sequel to Emsley's Crime and Society in England, 1750-1900, this 20th century volume covers the history of crime in 20th century England. It is a much needed general survey text on the history of crime and policing during the period for the growing number of courses in this area.

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Clive Emsley is Emeritus Professor of History at the Open University. Author of Crime and Society in England 1750-1900, now in its fourth edition, his recent publications also include Hard Men: Violence in England since 1750 (2005), Crime, Police and Penal Policy: European Experiences 1750-1940 (2007), and The Great British Bobby (2009).


"There is much to savour here. Crime and Society in Twentieth-Century England provides a very good introduction to the historiography...Emsley points out some of its deficiencies, which should inspire undergraduate dissertations on property crime amongst other things. Like its sister volume, this should become a standard text for courses on crime in modern England and is the ideal accompaniment to Police and Policing in the Twentieth Century." - Mark Roodhouse, University of York

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