9780534629373

Criminology The Core (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534629373

  • ISBN10:

    0534629377

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/4/2004
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

CRIMINOLOGY: THE CORE, Second Edition takes a concise look at criminology and criminological theory, offering a briefer, less expensive alternative to other criminology texts on the market. Carefully structured to cover relevant information in a manageable format and in a presentation that is interesting and contemporary, renowned author Larry J. Siegel continues to incorporate his hallmark balanced and unbiased presentation of theory, policy, high-interest examples, and cutting-edge and seminal research. This market-leading brief Criminology text is also the best value for your students! CRIMINOLOGY: THE CORE, Second Edition now includes the most student-friendly and useful technology package available, including a FREE Student CD-ROM and robust Companion Web Site.

Table of Contents

Concepts of Crime, Law, and Criminology
Crime and Criminology
The Nature and Extent of Crime
Victims and Victimization
Theories of Crime Causation
Choice Theory: Because They Want To
Trait Theory: It's in their Blood
Social Structure Theory: Because They're Poor
Social Process Theories: Socialized to Crime
Critical Criminology: It's a Class Thing
Developmental Theories: Things Change
Crime Typologies
Violent Crime
Property Crimes
Enterprise Crime: White-Collar, Cyber Crime, and Organized Crime
Public Order Crimes
The Criminal Justice System
The Criminal Justice System
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