Crime and Criminology / Edition 11

Crime and Criminology / Edition 11

by Sue Titus Reid
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0072988584

ISBN-13: 9780072988581

Pub. Date: 08/12/2005

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

This time-tested text continues to gives students a broad context in which to study the history, theories, and responses to crime and criminology, using a unique blend of both social science and legal research. The only criminology text to include legal case excerpts to demonstrate the role of the courts in the reformation of the criminal justice system, this book

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This time-tested text continues to gives students a broad context in which to study the history, theories, and responses to crime and criminology, using a unique blend of both social science and legal research. The only criminology text to include legal case excerpts to demonstrate the role of the courts in the reformation of the criminal justice system, this book gives readers a solid understanding of the integral relationship between the law and theories of criminal behavior. Current topics are explored beyond the headlines, examining the implications of our governing theories and policies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072988581
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
08/12/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction to the Study of Crime and Criminology
Chapter 1. Crime, Criminal Law, and Criminology
Chapter 2. The Measurement of Crime and Its Impact
Part II. Explanations of Criminal Behavior
Chapter 3. Early Explanations of Criminal Behavior and Their Modern Counterparts
Chapter 4. Biological and Psychological Theories of Criminal Behavior
Chapter 5. Sociological Theories of Criminal Behavior I: The Social-Structural Approach
Chapter 6. Sociological Theories of Criminal Behavior II: The Social-Process Approach
Part III. Types of Crime
Chapter 7. Violent Crimes
Chapter 8. Property Crimes
Chapter 9. Business and Government-Related Crimes
Chapter 10. Drug Abuse, Drug Trafficking, and Organized Crime
Part IV. Criminal Justice Systems
Chapter 11. U.S. Criminal Justice Systems
Chapter 12. Police
Chapter 13. Court Systems
Part V. Social Reaction to Crime: Corrections
Chapter 14. The Confinement of Offenders
Chapter 15. Corrections in the Community
Glossary

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