Cengage Advantage Edition: Criminology: Theories, Patterns, and Typologies / Edition 11

Cengage Advantage Edition: Criminology: Theories, Patterns, and Typologies / Edition 11

by Larry J. Siegel
     
 

ISBN-10: 1133307574

ISBN-13: 9781133307570

Pub. Date: 01/24/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Bestselling CRIMINOLOGY: THEORIES, PATTERNS, AND TYPOLOGIES, now in its Eleventh Edition, delivers the most comprehensive, in-depth analysis of criminological theory and crime typologies available. Offering unparalleled breadth and depth of coverage, this book is unrivaled in its strong research base and currency, with detailed coverage of green and…  See more details below

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Bestselling CRIMINOLOGY: THEORIES, PATTERNS, AND TYPOLOGIES, now in its Eleventh Edition, delivers the most comprehensive, in-depth analysis of criminological theory and crime typologies available. Offering unparalleled breadth and depth of coverage, this book is unrivaled in its strong research base and currency, with detailed coverage of green and transnational crime, two of the hottest issues in the field today. Packed with real-world illustrations, the Eleventh Edition includes cutting-edge seminal research, up-to-the-minute policy, newsworthy examples, and hundreds of new references. A proven author and authority in criminology and criminal justice, Dr. Siegel is renowned for his unbiased presentation of theories, issues, and controversies. Avoiding ideological biases, Siegel encourages readers to weigh the evidence and form their own conclusions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133307570
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/24/2012
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: CONCEPTS OF CRIME, LAW, AND CRIMINOLOGY. 1. Crime and Criminology. 2. The Nature and Extent of Crime. 3. Victims and Victimization. Part II: THEORIES OF CRIME CAUSATION. 4. Rational Choice Theory. 5. Trait Theories. 6. Social Structure Theories. 7. Social Process Theories: Socialization and Society (new title). 8. Social Conflict, Critical Criminology, and Restorative Justice. 9. Developmental Theories: Life Course, Latent Trait, and Trajectory (new title). Part III: CRIME TYPOLOGIES. 10. Interpersonal Violence. 11. Political Crime and Terrorism. 12. Property Crime. 13. Enterprise Crime: White-Collar and Green Collar Crime (new chapter). 14. Public Order Crime: Sex and Substance Abuse. 15. Crimes of the New Millennium: Cybercrime and Transnational Organized Crime (new chapter).

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