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Biosocial Criminology: New Directions in Theory and Research / Edition 1
     

Biosocial Criminology: New Directions in Theory and Research / Edition 1

by Anthony Walsh, Kevin M Beaver
 

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ISBN-10: 0415989434

ISBN-13: 9780415989435

Pub. Date: 10/01/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Ideal for use, either as a second text in a standard criminology course, or for a discrete course on biosocial perspectives, this book of original chapters breaks new and important ground for ways today's criminologists need to think more broadly about the crime problem.

Overview

Ideal for use, either as a second text in a standard criminology course, or for a discrete course on biosocial perspectives, this book of original chapters breaks new and important ground for ways today's criminologists need to think more broadly about the crime problem.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415989435
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/01/2008
Series:
Criminology and Justice Studies Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

I. Overview of the Biosocial Approach 1. Introduction to Biosocial Criminology 2. Criminal Behavior from Heritability to Epigenetics 3. Molecular Genetics and Crime 4. The Ghost in the 5. Evolutionary Psychology and Crime II. Applications to Important Correlates of Crime 6. Gender and Crime: An Evolutionary Perspective 7. Race 8. Crazy by Design: A Biosocial Approach to the Age-Crime Curve 9. Substance Abuse and Crime: Biosocial Foundations 10. Testosterone and Violence among Young Men III. Serious Violent Criminals 11. Neuroscience and the Holy Grail: Genetics and Career Criminality 12. Psychopathy IV. A Biosocial 13. No Longer Taboo

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