Overview for Social Legislation and Crime
This book addresses a set of intriguing and complex questions in the study of law and society. How does legislation affect the behaviour of citizens? What role do attitudes play in rule following and under what conditions can legislation influence these attitudes? It juxtaposes the approaches to this set of questions. It deals with one of the fundamental questions of the interdisciplinary study of law. The possibilities and limitations of the legislatureâ€™s influence on citizensâ€™ bevaviour in various fields are explored. The book will be of great interest to practitioners in probation and youth offending teams, victims support, police and others who are involved in the delivery of services to victims if crime.
Prafullah Padhy (Editor)
Prafullah Padhy is a former police officer who teaches criminology and criminal justice at the university level. He did his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in criminology. He is a highly regarded trainer and lecturer to police organisations across the country. He has attended various seminars and symposia on different aspects of crime, narcotics administration, human rights, etc. He has appeared in many television shows and also participated in AIR. Apart from contributing papers and articles to various journals and magazines, he has authored a number of outstanding books on criminology and crime justice.