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Criminological Theory,9780136021032

Criminological Theory

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780136021032

ISBN10:
0136021034
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/1999
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
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Summary

For courses in Introduction to Criminological Theory, Theories of Crime & Delinquency, Criminology, Criminal Justice, and Introduction to Criminology. This concise book, acclaimed by students as easy to read and understand, covers all the major sociological theories of crime in a style suited for undergraduate students.

Table of Contents

PREFACE vii
1 INTRODUCTION
1(13)
Introduction to Theory
1(2)
What Is Good Theory?
3(3)
Kinds of Theory
6(4)
Social Context and Theory
10(1)
Summary
11(1)
Suggested Readings
12(1)
Bibliography
12(2)
2 THE CLASSICAL SCHOOL
14(18)
Introduction
14(1)
The Heritage of the School
15(2)
The Perspective of the School
17(3)
Classification of the School
20(1)
Summary
21(1)
Epilogue: Current Directions and Policy Implications
22(2)
Bibliography
24(8)
3 THE POSITIVE SCHOOL
32(22)
Introduction
32(1)
The Heritage of the School
33(1)
The Perspective of the School
34(5)
Classification of the School
39(1)
Summary
40(1)
Epilogue: Current Directions and Policy Implications
41(6)
Bibliography
47(7)
4 THE CHICAGO SCHOOL
54(21)
Introduction
54(1)
The Heritage of the School
55(1)
The Perspective of the School
56(6)
Classification of the School
62(1)
Summary
63(1)
Epilogue: Current Directions and Policy Implications
64(3)
Bibliography
67(8)
5 DIFFERENTIAL ASSOCIATION THEORY
75(17)
Introduction Theory
75(1)
The Theoretical Perspective
76(3)
Differential Association
79(1)
Differential Social Organization
79(1)
The Final Version of the Theory
80(2)
Classification of the Theory
82(1)
Summary
83(1)
Epilogue: Current Directions and Policy Implications
83(2)
Bibliography
85(7)
6 ANOMIE THEORY
92(20)
Introduction
92(1)
The Heritage of the Theory
93(2)
The Theoretical Perspective
95(3)
Classification of the Theory
98(1)
Summary
99(1)
Epilogue: Current Directions and Policy Implications
100(4)
Bibliography
104(8)
7 SUBCULTURE THEORIES
112(24)
Introduction
112(1)
The Heritage of the Theories
113(1)
Cohen's Subculture of Delinquency
114(3)
Cloward and Ohlin's Differential Opportunity Theory
117(4)
Other Subculture Theories
121(3)
Summary
124(1)
Epilogue: Current Directions and Policy Implications
125(2)
Bibliography
127(9)
8 LABELING THEORY
136(25)
Introduction
136(1)
The Heritage of the Theory
137(1)
The Theoretical Perspective
138(7)
Classification of the Theory
145(1)
Summary
146(1)
Epilogue: Current Directions and Policy Implications
147(5)
Bibliography
152(9)
9 CONFLICT THEORY
161(27)
Introduction
161(1)
The Heritage of the Theory
162(1)
The Theoretical Perspective
163(10)
Classification of the Theory
173(1)
Summary
174(1)
Epilogue: Current Directions and Policy Implications
175(2)
Bibliography
177(11)
10 SOCIAL CONTROL THEORY
188(27)
Introduction
188(1)
The Heritage of the Theory
189(1)
The Theoretical Perspective
190(8)
Classification of the Theory
198(1)
Summary
199(1)
Epilogue: Current Directions and Policy Implications
200(4)
Bibliography
204(11)
11 SOCIAL LEARNING THEORY
215(18)
Introduction
215(1)
The Heritage of the Theory
216(1)
The Theoretical Perspective
217(5)
Classification of the Theory
222(1)
Summary
222(2)
Epilogue: Current Directions and Policy Implications
224(2)
Bibliography
226(7)
12 RATIONAL THEORIES
233(16)
Introduction
233(1)
The Heritage of the Theory
233(2)
The Theoretical Perspective
235(4)
Classification of the Theory
239(1)
Epilogue: Current Directions and Policy Implications
240(1)
Bibliography
241(8)
13 GENDER-BASED THEORIES
249(20)
Introduction
249(1)
The Heritage of the Theory
249(1)
The Theoretical Perspective
250(9)
Classification of the Perspective
259(1)
Policy Implications
260(1)
Bibliography
260(9)
14 THE FUTURE OF CRIMINOLOGICAL THEORY
269(26)
Introduction
269(1)
The Heritage of Contemporary Theory
269(4)
The New Era of Theory Production
273(1)
The Integration of Theory
273(6)
Subjective Theories
279(2)
Metatheory
281(1)
Postmodern Theories
282(4)
Conclusions
286(2)
Bibliography
288(7)
INDEX 295


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