Introduction to Criminology: A Text/Reader / Edition 3

Introduction to Criminology: A Text/Reader / Edition 3

by Anthony Walsh, Craig T. Hemmens
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1452258201

ISBN-13: 9781452258201

Pub. Date: 09/17/2013

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Introduction to Criminology: A Text/Reader, Third Edition takes a comprehensive, interdisciplinary approach to the study of criminology. This unique text/reader by Anthony Walsh and Craig T. Hemmens provides instructors and students with the best of both worlds—authored text with carefully selected accompanying readings. Thoroughly updated throughout with

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Introduction to Criminology: A Text/Reader, Third Edition takes a comprehensive, interdisciplinary approach to the study of criminology. This unique text/reader by Anthony Walsh and Craig T. Hemmens provides instructors and students with the best of both worlds—authored text with carefully selected accompanying readings. Thoroughly updated throughout with significant additions to the text parts, this Third Edition incorporates the latest theories, concepts, and research from sociology, psychology, genetics, evolutionary biology, and the neurosciences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781452258201
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
09/17/2013
Series:
SAGE Text/Reader Series in Criminology and Criminal Justice Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
640
Sales rank:
54,197
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Section I. Introduction and Overview of Crime and Criminology
Reading: The Use and Usefulness of Criminology, 1751-2005: Enlightened Justice and Its Failures by Lawrence W. Sherman
Section II. Measuring Crime and Criminal Behavior
Reading 2. Gender Gap Trends for Violent Crimes, 1980 to 2003: A UCR-NCVS Comparison by Darrell Steffensmeier, Hua Zhong, Jeff Ackerman, Jennifer Schwartz, and Suzanne Agha
Reading 3. Methamphetamine Use, Self-Reported Violent Crime, and Recidivism Among Offenders in California Who Abuse Substances by Jerome Cartier, David Farabee, and Michael L. Prendergast
Reading 4. Race and the Probability of Arrest by Stewart J. DAlessio and Lisa Stolzenberg
Section III. Victimology: Exploring the Experience of Victimization
Reading 5. Violent Victimization as a Risk Factor for Violent Offending Among Juveniles by Jennifer N. Shaffer and R. Barry Ruback
Reading 6. Age, Criminal Victimization, and Offending: Changing Relationships from Adolescence to Middle Adulthood by Scott Menard
Section IV. The Early Schools of Criminology and Modern Counterparts
Reading 7. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham
Reading 8. The Economics of Crime by Gary S. Becker
Section V. Social Structural Theories
Reading 9. Community Correlates of Rural Youth Violence by D. Wayne Osgood and Jeff M. Chambers
Reading 10. Social Structure and Anomie by Robert K. Merton
Reading 11. Gangs and Social Change by Martin Sanchez-Jankowski
Section VI. Social Process Theories
Reading 12. Social Control in China: Applications of the Labeling Theory and the Reintegrative Shaming Theory by Xiaoming Chen
Reading 13. Gender and Crime Among Felony Offenders: Assessing the Generality of Social Control and Differential Association Theories by Leanne Fiftal Alarid, Velmer S. Burton, Jr., and Francis T. Cullen
Section VII. Critical Theories: Marxist, Conflict, and Feminist
Reading 14. Crime, Punishment, and the American Dream: Toward a Marxist Integration by Barbara A. Sims
Reading 15. Patriarchy, Crime, and Justice: Feminist Criminology in an Era of Backlash by Meda Chesney-Lind
Section VIII. Psychosocial Theories: Individual Traits and Criminal Behavior
Reading 16. Temperament, Environment, and Antisocial Behavior in a Population Sample of Preadolescent Boys and Girls by Rene Veenstra, Siegwart Lindenberg, Albertine J. Oldehinkel, Andrea F. De Winter, and Johan Ormel
Reading 17. Psychopathy: Theory, Measurement, and Treatment by Anh Vien and Anthony R. Beech
Section IX. Biosocial Approaches
Reading 18. Neuroimaging Studies of Aggressive and Violent Behavior: Current Findings and Implications for Criminology and Criminal Justice by Jana L. Bufkin and Vickie R. Luttrell
Reading 19. A Theory Explaining Biological Correlates of Criminality by Lee Ellis
Reading 20. A Gene-Based Evolutionary Explanation for the Association Between Criminal Involvement and Number of Sex Partners by Kevin M. Beaver, John P. Wright, and Anthony Walsh
Section X. Developmental Theories: From Delinquency to Crime to Desistance
Reading 21. The Adolescence-Limited/Life-Course Persistent Theory of Antisocial Behavior: What Have We Learned? by Terrie E. Moffitt and Anthony Walsh
Reading 22. A Life-Course View of the Development of Crime by Robert J. Sampson and John H. Laub
Section XI. Violent Crimes
Reading 23. Stick-Up, Street Culture, and Offender Motivation by Bruce A. Jacobs and Richard Wright
Reading 24. Getting the Upper Hand: Scripts for Managing Victim Resistance in Carjackings by Heith Copes, Andy Hochstetler, and Michael Cherbonneau
Section XII. Multiple Murder and Terrorism
Reading 25. African Americans and Serial Killing in the Media: The Myth and the Reality by Anthony Walsh
Reading 26. The Terrorist Mind I: A Psychological and Political Analysis by Laurence Miller
Section XIII. Property Crime
Reading 27. Searching a Dwelling: Deterrence and the Undeterred Residential Burglar by Richard Wright
Reading 28. The Novelty of Cybercrime: An Assessment in Light of Routine Activity Theory by Majid Yar
Section XIV. Public Order Crime
Reading 29. Alcohol Problems and the Differentiation of Partner, Stranger, and General Violence by Rosemary Cogan and Bud C. Ballinger III
Reading 30. The Association Between Multiple Drug Misuse and Crime by Trevor Bennett and Katy Holloway
Section XV. White-Collar and Organized Crime
Reading 31. Criminal Thinking and Identity in Male White-Collar Offenders by Glenn D. Walters and Matthew D. Geyer
Reading 32. Examining the Role of Differential Association and Techniques of Neutralization in Explaining Corporate Crime by Nicole Leeper Piquero, Stephen G. Tibbetts, and Michael B. Blankenship
Reading 33. The Causes of Organized Crime: Do Criminals Organize Around Opportunities for Crime or Do Criminal Opportunities Create New Offenders? by Jay S. Albanese
Glossary
Credits and Sources
References
Index
About the Authors

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