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Criminology: Theories, Patterns, and Typologies / Edition 10
     

Criminology: Theories, Patterns, and Typologies / Edition 10

by Larry J. Siegel
 

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ISBN-10: 049560013X

ISBN-13: 9780495600138

Pub. Date: 12/18/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This textbook reviews the various sources of crime data to paint a picture of crime in the United States, surveys several approaches to explaining why people commit crimes, and outlines the major forms of criminal behavior. Color photographs. The eighth edition incorporates recent research and events. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Overview

This textbook reviews the various sources of crime data to paint a picture of crime in the United States, surveys several approaches to explaining why people commit crimes, and outlines the major forms of criminal behavior. Color photographs. The eighth edition incorporates recent research and events. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495600138
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/18/2008
Series:
Available Titles CengageNOW Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Crime and Criminology. 2. The Criminal Law and Its Processes. 3. The Nature and Extent of Crime. 4. Victims and Victimization. 5. Choice Theory. 6. Trait Theories. 7. Social Structure Theories. 8. Social Process Theories: Learning, Control and Reaction. 9. Conflict Theory. 10. Integrated Theories: Latent Trait and Developmental Theories. 11. Violent Crime. 12. Property Crimes. 13. White Collar and Organized Crime. 14. Public Order Crime 15. Overview of the Criminal Justice System. 16. The Police and Law Enforcement. 17. The Judicatory Process 18. Corrections.

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