Introduction to Criminology / Edition 1

Introduction to Criminology / Edition 1

by Cliff Roberson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0942728823

ISBN-13: 9780942728828

Pub. Date: 01/01/1998

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Finally--a criminology text written in a comprehensive, yet straightforward manner that will enable your students to more fully comprehend this complex subject. Discussion of both the ideological explanations and scientific methodologies relevant to criminology provide the reader with a complete understanding of this field. Current issues along with historical…  See more details below

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Finally--a criminology text written in a comprehensive, yet straightforward manner that will enable your students to more fully comprehend this complex subject. Discussion of both the ideological explanations and scientific methodologies relevant to criminology provide the reader with a complete understanding of this field. Current issues along with historical foundations, are explored to give the reader the basis to understand not only the genesis of criminology but also the current scenario -- and, perhaps, to glimpse the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780942728828
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 8.94(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents


1. Definition of Crime. 2. Measuring Crime. 3. The Classical Approach. 4. The Positive and Biological Approaches. 5. The Sociological Approach. 6. Psychological and Psychiatric Approaches. 7. The Conflict/Critical Approach. 8. Crimes Against Persons. 9. Crimes Against Property. 10. Special Crimes. 11. Punishment. 12. Victimology. 13. Law Enforcement. 14. The Court System. 15. Sentencing and Corrections. 16. Juvenile Justice System.

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