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Policing the crisis : mugging, the state, and law and order / Stuart Hall, Professor Emeritus, the Open University, UK, Chas Critcher, Visiting Professor in Media and Communications, Swansea University, UK, Tony Jefferson, Professor Emeritus, Keele University, UK, John Clarke, Professor of Social Policy, the Open University, UK, Brian Roberts, Visiting Professor, School of Applied Social Sciences, Durham University, UK.

Book Book (2013.)
Description: xviii, 451 pages ; 24 cm
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
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  • ISBN: 9781137007193
  • ISBN: 1137007192
  • ISBN: 1137007184
  • ISBN: 9781137007186
  • Edition: Second edition.
General Note: "35th anniversary edition"--Spine.
First edition was published: New York : Holmes & Meier, 1979.
Previously cataloged under title.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages 402-431) and index.
Contents: The social history of a 'moral panic' -- The origins of social control -- The social production of news -- Balancing accounts : cashing in on handsworth -- Orchestrating public opinion -- Explanations and ideologies of crime -- Crime, law and the state -- The law-and-order society : the exhaustion of 'consent' -- The law-and-order society : towards the 'exceptional state' -- The politics of 'mugging'.
Summary: This classic text is still one of the most influential and compelling books in the social sciences. Staying true to the original writing, this edition includes a new preface, an index and reflective afterword from Stuart Hall and the authors, exploring the continued relevance of the text in light of contemporary cultural and social issues.
Authors: Critcher, C., (author.). Jefferson, Tony, (author.). Clarke, John, 1950- (author.). Roberts, Brian, 1950- (author.).
Citation: Hall, Stuart. "Policing the crisis : mugging, the state, and law and order." Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.

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