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  1. Suggested Key Texts 3 items
    You do not need all of these - just one if you do decide you want to purchase a book - have a look and see which one you think suits your style best. Some material for this course has been digitised and is available via Digital Texts as indicated below. These are in addition to journals available electronically and ebooks.
    1. Crime and society in England, 1750-1900 - Emsley, Clive 2010

      Book Essential Please note the e-book is the 2005 3rd edition.

    2. Crime and justice, 1750-1950 - Godfrey, Barry S., Laurence, Paul 2005

      Book Essential

    3. History & crime - Godfrey, Barry S., Lawrence, Paul, Williams, Chris A. 2008

      Book Essential

  2. Weekly Reading Lists - Introductory/General Reading for the course 16 items
    1. Criminology : a sociological introduction - Carrabine, Eamonn. 2009

      Book  See chapter on 'Histories of Crime'.

    2. Introduction - A Davies 1999

      Article 

    3. Crime and society in England, 1750-1900 - Emsley, Clive 2010

      Book  Please note the e-book is the 2005 3rd edition.

    4. Chapter 7: The History of Crime and Crime Control Institutions, 1770-1945 - Emsley, Clive

      Chapter  This chapter also appears in the 1994, 1997 and 2002 editions. Available via Digital Texts.

    5. Comparative histories of crime - Godfrey, Barry S., Emsley, Clive, Dunstall, Graeme 2003

      Book 

    6. Crime and justice, 1750-1950 - Godfrey, Barry S., Laurence, Paul 2005

      Book 

    7. History & crime - Godfrey, Barry S., Lawrence, Paul, Williams, Chris A. 2008

      Book 

    8. Histories of crime: Britain 1600-2000 - Kilday, Anne-Marie 2010

      Book 

    9. Criminology - Newburn, Tim c2007

      Book  See chapter on Crime and punishment in history

    10. Chapter 2: History of Crime - Heather Shore

      Chapter  Available via Digital Texts

    11. Crime, policing and punishment in England, 1750-1914 - Taylor, David 1998

      Book 

  3. Lecture One - Violence 21 items
    1. The monster evil: policing and violence in Victorian Liverpool - Archer, John E. 2011

      Book 

    2. Murder and Fatality: The changing face of homicide - D'Cruze, Shani

      Chapter 

    3. Crime and society in England, 1750-1900 - Emsley, Clive 2010

      Book  Please see chapters 1 and 2. Please note the e-book is the 2005 3rd edition.

    4. Hard men: violence in England since 1750 - Emsley, Clive 2005

      Book 

    5. Chapter 8: Criminal statistics and their interpretation - Gatrell, V.A.C., Hadden, T.B.

      Chapter  Available via Digital Texts

    6. Crime and justice, 1750-1950 - Godfrey, Barry S., Laurence, Paul 2005

      Book 

    7. History & crime - Godfrey, Barry S., Lawrence, Paul, Williams, Chris A. 2008

      Book 

    8. Crime and authority in Victorian England: the Black Country, 1835-1860 - Philips, David 1977

      Book  Please see chapter 'Violent Offenders'.

    9. Violence and the civilizing process : does it work ? - Pieter Spierenburg 2001

      Article  Please see your lecturer for a copy.

    10. Crime, policing and punishment in England, 1750-1914 - Taylor, David 1998

      Book 

  4. Lecture Two - Domestic Violence 24 items
    1. Chapter 7: Power and violence in the home - Atkins, Susan, Hoggett, Brenda 1984

      Chapter  Available via Digital Texts

    2. Cruelty and adultery: Offences agains the Institution of Marriage - Bailey, Joanne

      Chapter 

    3. Women's silence, men's violence: sexual assault in England, 1770-1845 - Clark, Anna 1987

      Book  Please see chapters 2 and 3.

    4. Rape and Justice in Victorian England - Carolyn A. Conley 1986

      Article 

    5. Crimes of outrage: sex, violence and Victorian working women - D'Cruze, Shani 1998

      Book 

    6. Hard men: violence in England since 1750 - Emsley, Clive 2005

      Book  Please see chapter 4: Family and Home

    7. Most intimate violations: Contextualising the crime of rape - Stevenson, Kim

      Chapter 

  5. Lecture Three - The Victorian 'Criminal Classes' and the London Garrotting Panic 19 items
    1. Chapter 2: Garotters, gangsters and perverts - Emsley, Clive

      Chapter  Available via Digital Texts

    2. History & crime - Godfrey, Barry S., Lawrence, Paul, Williams, Chris A. 2008

      Book 

    3. London labour and the London poor - Mayhew, Henry, Tuckniss, William 1967

      Book 

    4. Crime and society: readings in history and theory - Fitzgerald, Mike, McLennan, Gregor, Pawson, Jennie 1981

      Book  See work by H. Mayhew.

    5. Chapter 6: Crime and the Irish in Nineteenth Century Britain - Swift, Roger

      Chapter 

    6. Crime, policing and punishment in England, 1750-1914 - Taylor, David 1998

      Book 

    7. Crime and industrial society in the nineteenth century - Tobias, John Jacob 1967

      Book  Please see part two.

  6. Lecture Four - 'Artful Dodgers' - The Problem of Juvenile Delinquency 20 items
    1. Becoming delinquent: British and European youth, 1650-1950 - Cox, Pamela, Shore, Heather 2002

      Book  Various chapters

    2. Young offenders: juvenile delinquency from 1700 to 2000 - Horn, Pamela 2010

      Book 

    3. Youth & crime - Muncie, John c2009

      Book  Please see chapter 2 - Histories of Youth Crime: the deprived and the depraved

    4. Hooligan: a history of respectable fears - Pearson, Geoffrey 1983

      Book  Please see chapters 3-6. Chapter 5 is available via Digital Texts.

  7. Lecture Five - Prostitution, the Contagious Diseases Acts and Victorian Society 18 items
    1. Prostitution: prevention and reform in England, 1860-1914 - Bartley, Paula 2000

      Book 

    2. Women, crime and justice in England since 1660 - D'Cruze, Shani, Jackson, Louise A. 2009

      Book 

    3. Do penance or perish: Magdalen asylums in Ireland - Finnegan, Frances 2004

      Book 

    4. Prostitution and Victorian society: women, class and the state - Walkowitz, Judith Rosenberg 1982

      Book 

    5. Women, crime, and custody in Victorian England - Zedner, Lucia 1994

      Book  See chapters that are concerned with perceptions/constructions of normal and deviant women.

  8. Lecture Six - Rural Crime and Protest 16 items
    1. Social unrest and popular protest in England, 1780-1840 - Archer, John E. 2000

      Book 

    2. Environmental Perceptions

      Chapter  The e-book is the 2005 edition.

    3. Crime, protest, community and police in nineteenth-century Britain - Jones, David John Victor 1982

      Book  Please see chapter 2.

    4. Crime in the countryside, 1660-1800 - Porter, R

      Chapter 

    5. Bread or Blood - J. Stevenson

      Chapter 

    6. The Crime of Anonymity - E.P. Thompson

      Chapter 

  9. Lecture Seven and Eight - Policing before the Police and The 'New'Police 39 items
    Combined reading list for both lectures.
    1. A history of police in England and Wales - Critchley, Thomas Alan 1978

      Book 

    2. History & crime - Godfrey, Barry S., Lawrence, Paul, Williams, Chris A. 2008

      Book 

    3. Rogues, thieves, and the rule of law: the problem of law enforcement in north-east England, 1718-1800 - Morgan, Gwenda, Rushton, Peter 1998

      Book  See chapters 2 and 9.

    4. Police and protest in England and Ireland, 1780-1850 - Palmer, Stanley H. 1988

      Book  See chapter 10.

    5. Policing before the Police - P Rawlings

      Chapter  Available via Digital Texts.

    6. The politics of the police - Reiner, Robert 2010

      Book  See part 1.

    7. The Plague of the Blue Locusts - Robert D. Storch, F. Engels 1975

      Article 

    8. Crime and society: readings in history and theory - Fitzgerald, Mike, McLennan, Gregor, Pawson, Jennie 1981

      Book  See chapter 5.

    9. Crime, policing and punishment in England, 1750-1914 - Taylor, David 1998

      Book  See chapters 4 and 5.

    10. Chapter 8: Policing the Populace: The Road to Professionalism - Williams, Chris A.

      Chapter 

  10. Lecture Nine - Hooligans', Gangs and Violence in Victorian and Edwardian Britain 18 items
    1. Becoming delinquent: British and European youth, 1650-1950 - Cox, Pamela, Shore, Heather 2002

      Book 

    2. Gangs of Manchester: the story of the scuttlers, Britain's first youth cult - Davies, Andrew 2009

      Book 

    3. Youth & crime - Muncie, John c2009

      Book  Especially Chapter 2: Histories of Youth and Crime

    4. Hooligan: a history of respectable fears - Pearson, Geoffrey 1983

      Book  See chapters 3-6. Chapter 5 is available via Digital Texts.

    5. Chapter 24 : Youth, Crime and Society - Geoffrey Pearson

      Chapter  Available via Digital Texts

  11. Lecture Ten - Crime and Policing, 1900-1950 13 items
    1. Comparative histories of crime - Godfrey, Barry S., Emsley, Clive, Dunstall, Graeme 2003

      Book 

    2. Crime and justice, 1750-1950 - Godfrey, Barry S., Laurence, Paul 2005

      Book 

    3. History & crime - Godfrey, Barry S., Lawrence, Paul, Williams, Chris A. 2008

      Book 

    4. Chapter 2: History of Crime - Shore, Heather

      Chapter  Available via Digital Texts

    5. Crime, policing and punishment in England, 1750-1914 - Taylor, David 1998

      Book 

    6. Policing the Populace: The Road to Professionalisation - C.A. Williams

      Chapter 

  12. Going beyond your reading list 1 item
    1. You will find further information about the resources available in your subject area via the Criminology LibGuide (may open in a new window).  General access to Skills support and Library services can also be found here (may open in a new window).