Crime and Criminology / Edition 4

Crime and Criminology / Edition 4

by Rob White, Fiona Haines
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195551567

ISBN-13: 9780195551563

Pub. Date: 08/01/2008

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Crime and Criminology is about the causes of crime. More specifically, it describes the diverse and at times competing perspectives within criminology to explain why certain types of people engage in certain types of behaviour that is identified as being criminal in nature.  See more details below

Overview

Crime and Criminology is about the causes of crime. More specifically, it describes the diverse and at times competing perspectives within criminology to explain why certain types of people engage in certain types of behaviour that is identified as being criminal in nature.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195551563
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/01/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
238
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1The study of crime1
2Classical theory20
3Biological and psychological positivism36
4Strain theory57
5Labelling perspectives78
6Marxist criminology96
7Feminist perspectives115
8New right criminology137
9Left realism155
10Republican theory and restorative justice175
11Critical criminology197
12Conclusion220

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