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This is the edition with a publication date of 4/6/2011.
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Criminological Theory: The Essentials sheds light on some of history's most renowned criminologists and their theories. In addition, policy implications brought about by theoretical perspectives that have developed from recent critical work, together with practical applications, compel the reader to apply theories to the contemporary social milieu.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to the Book: An Overview of Issues in Criminological Theory|
|Preclassical and Classical Theories of Crime|
|Modern Applications of the Classical Perspective: Deterrence, Rational Choice, and Routine Activities or Lifestyle Theories of Crime|
|Early Positive School Perspectives of Criminality|
|Modern Biosocial Perspectives of Criminal Behaviors|
|Early Social Structure and Strain Theories of Crime|
|The Chicago School and Cultural and Subcultural Theories of Crime|
|Social Process and Learning Theories of Crime|
|Social Reaction, Critical, and Feminist Models of Crime|
|Life-Course Perspectives of Criminality|
|Integrated Theoretical Models and New Perspectives of Crime|
|Applying Criminological Theory to Policy|
|Credits and Sources|
|About the Author|
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