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Criminology

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8th
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9780078026423

ISBN10:
0078026423
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
8/23/2012
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McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

Criminologyis known for its lucid style, student-oriented approach, and interdisciplinary perspective. This text discusses criminological problems, their origins, and possible solutions in a clear, practical, straightforward fashion. Students develop a thorough understanding of today's issues in criminology and are prepared to address and resolve the issues of tomorrow. The eighth edition continues to incorporate the latest findings from criminological research into terrorism, while expanding coverage of new white-collar and corporate crimes related to the current economic downturn. New research and statistical information include coverage of neuro-criminology, evidence-based criminology, and much more.

Table of Contents

Part I: Understanding Criminology

Chapter 1. The Changing Boundaries of Criminology

Chapter 2. Counting Crime and Measuring Criminal Behavior

Chapter 3. Schools of Thought throughout History

Part II: Explanations of Crime and Criminal Behavior

Chapter 4. Psychological and Biological Perspectives

Chapter 5. Strain and Cultural Deviance Theories

Chapter 6. The Formation of Subcultures

Chapter 7. Social Control Theory

Chapter 8. Labeling, Conflict, and Radical Theories

Chapter 9. Environmental Theory

Part III: Types of Crime

Chapter 10. Violent Crimes

Chapter 11. Crimes against Property

Chapter 12. White-Collar and Corporate Crime

Chapter 13. Public Order Crimes

Chapter 14. International and Comparative Criminology

Part IV: A Criminologicol Approoch to the Criminal Justice System

Chapter 15. Processes and Decisions

Chapter 16. Enforcing the Law: Practice and Research

Chapter 17. The Nature and Functioning of Courts

Chapter 18. A Research Focus on Corrections

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