9780132987028

Criminological Theory

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  • ISBN13:

    9780132987028

  • ISBN10:

    0132987023

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/12/2013
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

The authoritative resource for criminological theory.

 

Criminological Theory, 6/e provides concise chronological coverage of all the major criminological theories. The text puts theories into socio-historical context to illustrate how and why certain theories evolved, why they were popular at particular points in time, and how they are still active and influential today. The authors also examine the research and policies that were inspired by each theory. Specifically designed to suit one-semester courses, students and instructors alike will appreciate the text’s straight-forward approach, clear language, and comprehensive coverage.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1        Introduction

 

SECTION I: THE ROOTS OF CRIMINOLOGY

Chapter 2        The Classical School

Chapter 3        The Positive School

 

SECTION II: THE FOUNDATIONS OF AMERICAN CRIMINOLOGY

Chapter 4        The Chicago School 

Chapter 5        Differential Association Theory 

Chapter 6        Anomie Theory 

 

SECTION III: BUILDING ON THE FOUNDATION

Chapter 7        Subculture Theories 

Chapter 8        Labeling Theory 

 

SECTION IV: MODERN CRIMINOLOGY

Chapter 9        Conflict Theory 

Chapter 10      Gender-based Theories 

Chapter 11      Social Control Theory

Chapter 12      Social Learning Theory

Chapter 13      Rational Theories

 

SECTION V: CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVES

Chapter 14      Contemporary Theories of Process

Chapter 15      Contemporary Integrative and Critical Theories

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