Criminological Theory: A Brief Introduction eBook (4e) : 9780133512502

Criminological Theory: A Brief Introduction eBook (4e)

 
Edition
 
4
ISBN
 
9780133512502
ISBN 10
 
0133512509
Published
 
10/04/2015
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
Pages
 
Format
 
 
Title type
eBook
$65.00
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For courses in criminological theory (undergraduate and graduate) and Introduction to Criminology.

This concise, up-to-date text provides student-friendly examples of all theoretical approaches that emphasize the complex relationships between 21st century social structures, cultures, and crime.

Criminological Theory: A Brief Introduction, 4e provides students and instructors with a concise, up-to-date, and thorough discussion and explication of major criminological schools of thought. The text focuses on providing students with understandings of not only what the central tenets are of criminological theories but also focuses on providing real-life examples and implications for criminal justice policy and practice. The various theories examined across the chapters are illustrated through examples drawing upon contemporary cultural developments of particular interest to college age students that increase interest and engagement.

Table of contents
Preface

Chapter 1 Theoretical Criminology

Chapter 2 Classical and Neoclassical Criminology

Chapter 3 Biosocial Theories of Crime

Chapter 4 Psychological Theories of Crime

Chapter 5 Social Ecology of Crime

Chapter 6 Learning and Cultural Transmission Theories of Crime

Chapter 7 Strain Theories of Crime

Chapter 8 Control Theories of Crime

Chapter 9 Theories of Social Conflict

Chapter 10 Evaluating and Integrating Theory
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