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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-10-01
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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This leading text for courses in Criminology is known for its lucid style, student-oriented approach, and interdisciplinary global perspective. The text comes in two versions--with or without coverage of the criminal justice system.

Table of Contents

Understanding Criminology
The Changing Boundaries of Criminology
Counting Crime and Measuring Criminal Behavior
Schools of Thought throughout History
Explanations of Crime and Criminal Behavior
Psychological and Biological Perspectives
Strain and Cultural Deviance Theories
The Formation of Subcultures
Social Control Theory
Labeling, Conflict, and Radical Theories
Environmental Theory
Types of Crime
Violent Crimes
Crimes against Property
White-Collar and Corporate Crime
Public Order Crimes
International and Comparative Criminology
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