Cengage Advantage Books: Criminology

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  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Loose-leaf
  • Copyright: 2008-01-08
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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With an in-depth analysis of all areas of criminological theory and crime typologies, this best-selling text provides you with the tools you need to succeed in your criminology course. Studying is made easy with chapter objectives, end-of-chapter reviews, key concepts, concepts summary tables, and newsworthy examples that help you see how what you are learning applies in the real world.

Table of Contents

Part I: CONCEPTS OF CRIME, LAW, AND CRIMINOLOGY. 1. Crime, Criminology, and the Criminal Law. 2. The Nature and Extent of Crime. 3. Victims and Victimization. Part II: THEORIES OF CRIME CAUSATION. 4. Rational Choice Theory. 5. Trait Theories. 6. Social Structure Theories. 7. Social Process Theories. 8. Social Conflict, Critical Criminology, and Restorative Justice. 9. Developmental Theories: Life Course and Latent Trait. Part III: CRIME TYPOLOGIES. 10. Interpersonal Violence. 11. Political Crime and Terrorism. 12. Enterprise Crime: White-Collar and Organized Crime. 13. Property Crime. 14. Public Order Crime. 15. Cyber-Crime and Technology. Part IV: THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. 16. The Criminal Justice System. 17. Police and the Courts: Investigation, Arrest, and Adjudication. 18. Punishment and Correction.

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