Criminological Theories / Edition 1

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Overview

This comprehensive textbook not only offers a detailed presentation of theoretical perspectives and theorists, but also includes a history of the social environment for each theoretical perspective and biographies of the various theorists. Unlike other comparable criminology texts, Imogene L. Moyer includes discussions of the levels of analysis and the assumptions of the theorists regarding society and people. In addition to covering the traditional theories, the book features currently developing feminist and peacemaking theories, as well as theories from people of color. Exerts from the original sources are frequently incorporated into the chapters.

The text features flow charts, photographs, inset biographical sketches, and disc

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Undergraduate students will find this a thought-provoking introduction to the lives and thought of the less well-known criminologists. Moyer (emerita, criminology and women's studies, Indiana U. of Pennsylvania) together with three recent PhDs from the same institution have organized the work by type of theory, including classical, Chicago school, interactionist, feminist, and peacemaking. Each section contains lengthy selections from each thinker's oeuvre, with an explanation provided before each excerpt to make them accessible to the undergraduate. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803958517
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 1/1/2001
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 392
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.88 (d)

Table of Contents

1. The Expansion of Criminological Theory
2. The Classical School
3. The Positivist School
4. The Functionalist Perspective
5. The Chicago School
6. The Control Theorists - Ayn Embar-Seddon
7. The Interactionist School - Cavit Cooley
8. Conflict/Radical Marxist Theories
9. Feminist Criminology
10. Peacemaking in Criminology

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