Criminological Theories: Traditional and Non-Traditional Voices and Themes / Edition 1

Criminological Theories: Traditional and Non-Traditional Voices and Themes / Edition 1

by Imogene L Moyer, Moyer
     
 

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ISBN-10: 080395851X

ISBN-13: 9780803958517

Pub. Date: 07/26/2001

Publisher: SAGE Publications

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

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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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803958517
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/26/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
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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