Principles of Criminology / Edition 11

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This classic has been the most authoritative text in the field since 1924. The thoroughly revised Eleventh Edition continues to provide a sound, sophisticated, sociological treatment of the principal issues in criminology.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780930390693
  • Publisher: The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
  • Publication date: 1/1/1992
  • Series: Reynolds Series in Sociology Series
  • Edition description: Eleventh
  • Edition number: 11
  • Pages: 704
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 9.16 (h) x 1.79 (d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 The Study of Crime and Delinquency Chapter 2 Criminology and Criminal Law Chapter 3 The Sociology of Criminal Law Chapter 4 Measures of Crime and Delinquency Chapter 5 Perspectives and Methods Chapter 6 A Sociological Theory of Criminal Behavior Chapter 7 Crime, Delinquency, and Social Structure Chapter 8 Physical and Mental Conditions Chapter 9 Age, Sex, and Race Ratios Chapter 10 Cultural Patterns Chapter 11 Family Patterns and Processes Chapter 12 Institutional Patterns Chapter 13 Behavior Processes and Systems Part 14 The Processing of Crime and Delinquency Chapter 15 Variations in Punitive Policies Chapter 16 Punitive Policies and Social Structure Chapter 17 Intervention Chapter 18 Policing Chapter 19 Pretrial Release and Detention Chapter 20 The Criminal Court Chapter 21 The Juvenile Court Chapter 22 Probation Chapter 23 Development of American Prisons Chapter 24 Objectives and Conditions of Imprisonment Chapter 25 Prison Labor, Education, and Group Programs Chapter 26 Prison Life Chapter 27 Release from Prison Chapter 28 Prevention of Crime and Delinquency
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