More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Only one copy
in stock at this price.
In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.
Special Order: 1-2 Weeks
Questions About This Book?
Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the edition with a publication date of 10/11/2011.
What is included with this book?
- The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
- The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to inclue any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
- The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
The majority of criminology textbooks currently on the market are either comprehensive texts, or smaller texts that take a selective and too narrow a focus only on some areas of criminology at the expense of others. Comprehensive texts are becoming increasingly more expensiveáandáthere is a market for a core textbook in that covers the essential and major topics in a concise manner at a lower price for students.áCriminology: The Essentialsápresents an overview of the major subject areas in criminology covering the most up to date advances in theory and research. The book will include special features that engage the reader in thinking critically about the subjects. Features and Benefits:á- Each chapter beginning with a vignette designed to pull students into the material and provideámotivation for discussion.á- End of chapter Policy and Prevention sections describe the implications of each theoretical perspective.- End of chapter SummarizingáTheories tables in the theory chapters.- áThis textbook will be shorter than a hardback comprehensive text full of colored pictures, and thus less expensive. -áThe book's brevity and price will áallow instructors to use it either as theásole textbook or as the core textbook supplemented with other titles.- The author is known for his excellent writing and cutting edge research.- Accompanying instructor and student study sites will provide ample resources and support.
Table of Contents
|Criminology, Crime and Criminal Law|
|Measuring Crime and Criminal Behavior|
|The Early Schools of Criminology|
|Social Structural Theories|
|Social Process Theories|
|Critical Theories: Marxist, Conflict, and Feminist|
|Developmental Theories: From Delinquency to Violent Crimes|
|Public Order Crime|
|White Collar and Organized Crime|
|Victimology: Exploring the Experience of Victimization|
|Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.|