Criminological Theory: Context and Consequences

Criminological Theory: Context and Consequences

by J. (James) Robert Lilly, Francis T. Cullen, Richard A. Ball
     
 

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The Third Edition of this highly acclaimed book expands on previous editions with coverage of newly emerged theories and empirical updates supported by over 140 new references. Criminological Theory provides coverage of the latest theories in the field without diminishing the presentation of classic analysis. Major theoretical perspectives that have developed from

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The Third Edition of this highly acclaimed book expands on previous editions with coverage of newly emerged theories and empirical updates supported by over 140 new references. Criminological Theory provides coverage of the latest theories in the field without diminishing the presentation of classic analysis. Major theoretical perspectives that have developed from both recent critical work and traditional schools, together with practical applications, compel the reader to apply theories to the contemporary social milieu.

A strong emphasis on social policy implications concerning crime and criminals make this a vital text for sociology, criminology, and criminal justice classes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761920762
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/24/2001
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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