Readings in Contemporary Criminological Theory

Readings in Contemporary Criminological Theory

by Peter Cordella
     
 

Divided into five sections, each with a contextualizing introduction by the volume editors, the collection covers in turn rational choice theories, including routine activities and situational crime prevention; biosocial and psychological theories, including criminal anthropology and arousal theory; sociological theories, including ecological and anomie theories;

Overview

Divided into five sections, each with a contextualizing introduction by the volume editors, the collection covers in turn rational choice theories, including routine activities and situational crime prevention; biosocial and psychological theories, including criminal anthropology and arousal theory; sociological theories, including ecological and anomie theories; integrated theories; and conflict theories, including left realism, feminist criminology, and restorative justice. Taken together, these readings make a significant contribution to both the classical and contemporary debates about criminological theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555532239
Publisher:
Northeastern University Press
Publication date:
09/26/1996
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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