9780137074853

Criminology Today An Integrative Introduction

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  • ISBN13:

    9780137074853

  • ISBN10:

    0137074859

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/30/2010
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

Criminology Today: An Integrative Introduction 6eis a clear, contemporary and comprehensive introduction to the study of criminology. Offering a thematic approach that contrasts the social responsibility and social problems approaches to crime theory, the book encourages students to think critically about the causes of crime. Completely up-to-date, this edition includes newProfessor Speaksexcepts, links to cutting-edge articles, andMyCrimeKitactivities that encourage students explore how security and freedom interface in an age of increasing globalism.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: THE CRIME PICTURE

1.      What is Criminology?

2.      Where Do Theories Come From?

 

PART TWO: CRIME CAUSATION

3.      Classical and Neoclassical Thought

4.      Biological Roots of Criminal Behavior

5.      Psychological and Psychiatric Foundations of Criminal Behavior

6.      Social Structure Theories

7.      Theories of Social Process and Social Development

8.      Social Conflict Theories

 

PART THREE: CRIME IN THE MODERN WORLD

9.      Crimes Against Persons

10.  Crimes Against Property

11.  White-Collar and Organized Crime

12.  Public Order and Drug Crimes

13.  Technology and Crime

14.  Globalization and Terrorism

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