9780495809838

Criminology : The Core

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495809838

  • ISBN10:

    0495809837

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/23/2010
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Packed with captivating real-life stories of crime, meticulous research, and the latest developments from the field, CRIMINOLOGY: THE CORE, 4e delivers a concise, current, and completely affordable alternative to exhaustive tomes 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 incorporates his hallmark balanced and unbiased presentation of theory, policy, high-interest examples, and cutting-edge and seminal research.

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
Trait Theory
Social Structure Theory
Social Process Theories
Critical Criminology
Developmental Theories
Crime Typologies
Violent Crime
Property Crimes
Enterprise Crime: White-Collar Crime, Cyber Crime, and Organized Crime
Public Order Crimes
The Criminal Justice System
The Criminal Justice System
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wonderful criminology book March 14, 2011
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I think this textbook is awesome because it has tons of extras for fun learning instead of just boring same old same old facts. This a great textbook that takes you through many theories, statistics, stories and the affect of criminal behavior in the present as well as the past. A must have if you are interested in the study of sociology, criminology or both.
The overall use of this textbook is in an easy-to-read format.
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