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Defining Crime

Defining Crime

A Critique of the Concept and Its Implication
Michael J. Lynch, Paul B. Stretesky, Michael A. Long, Defining Crime. A Critique of the Concept and Its Implication, New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, 194, EAN : 9781137479341.
Notice published 18 November 2016

Publisher's presentation

Defining Crime explores the limitations of the legal definition of crime, how that politically based definition has shaped criminological research, and why criminologists must redefine crime to include scientific objectivity.

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Michael J. Lynch

 Michael J. Lynch is Professor of Criminology and Associated Faculty Member in the Patel School of Global Sustainability at the University of South Florida, USA. 

Paul B. Stretesky

 Paul B. Stretesky is Professor of Criminology at Northumbria University, UK.

Michael A. Long

 Michael A. Long is Senior Lecturer at Northumbria University, UK.

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