9781412936323

Criminological Theory

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  • ISBN13:

    9781412936323

  • ISBN10:

    1412936322

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-12-20
  • Publisher: Sage Pubns

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Summary

The Fourth Edition of this highly successful text moves readers beyond often-mistaken common-sense understandings of crime by providing a rich introduction to how major scholars analyze crime. Criminological Theory: Context and Consequences, Fourth Edition shows the real-world relevance of theory by illuminating how ideas about crime play a prominent role in shaping crime-control policies and compelling students to apply theories to the contemporary milieu.

Table of Contents

The Context and Consequences of Theory
The Search for the Criminal Man
Rejecting Individualism: The Social Roots of Crime
Society as Insulation: Control Theory
The Irony of State Intervention: Labeling Theory
Social Power and the Construction of Crime: Conflict Theory
New Directions in Critical Theory
Conservative Criminology: Revitalizing Individualistic Theory
Mainstream Criminology Revisited: Routine Activity, Integrated, and Life-Course Theories
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