Criminological Theory

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1994-11-01
  • Publisher: Sage Pubns

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The Third Edition of this highly acclaimed book expands on previous editions with coverage of newly emerged theories and empirical updates supported by over 140 new references. Criminological Theory provides coverage of the latest theories in the field without diminishing the presentation of classic analysis. Major theoretical perspectives that have developed from both recent critical work and traditional schools, together with practical applications, compel the reader to apply theories to the contemporary social milieu. The texts strong emphasis on social policy implications concerning crime and criminals makes it a vital text for sociology, criminology, and criminal justice classes.

Author Biography

J. Robert Lilly is Regents Professor of Sociology/Criminology and Adjunct Professor of Law at Northern Kentucky University. He is also visiting Professor, University of Durham, in Durham, England Francis T. Cullen is Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati, where he also holds a joint appointment in sociology Richard A. Ball is Professor of Administration of Justice at Pennsylvania State University-Fayette and Program Head for Administration of Justice for the 12-campus Commonwealth College of Penn State

Table of Contents

The Context and Consequences of Theory
The Search for the Criminal Man
Rejecting Individualism
The Social Roots of Crime
Society as Insulations
Control Theory
The Irony of State Intervention
Labeling Theory
Social Power and the Construction of Crime
Conflict Theory
Conservative Criminology
Revitalizing Individualistic Theory
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