This survey of crime in ENgland from the medieval period to the present day synthesizes case-study and local-level material and standardizes the debates and issues for the student reader.

part |1 pages

Part I: The early modern period

chapter 3|13 pages

Church courts and manor courts

chapter 4|11 pages

The machinery of law enforcement

chapter 5|9 pages

Imposing the law

chapter 6|13 pages


chapter 7|12 pages

Socio-political crime

part |1 pages

Part II: Crime, police and punishment in England after the Industrial Revolution, 1800-75

chapter 8|16 pages

The ordering of society

chapter 10|13 pages

The policing of society

chapter 11|15 pages

Patterns of punishment

part |1 pages

Part III: The making of the modern criminal, 1875–1960

chapter 12|13 pages

Patterns of crime

chapter 13|14 pages

Bad behaviour

chapter 14|15 pages

Professional law

chapter 15|16 pages

Ordering punishment

chapter 16|6 pages