The New Criminology: For a Social Theory of Deviance / Edition 1

The New Criminology: For a Social Theory of Deviance / Edition 1

by Ian Taylor, Paul Walton, Jock Young
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415034477

ISBN-13: 9780415034470

Pub. Date: 04/19/1973

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

A major contribution to criminology in which Taylor, Walton and Young provide a framework for a fully social theory of crime.

Overview

A major contribution to criminology in which Taylor, Walton and Young provide a framework for a fully social theory of crime.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415034470
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/19/1973
Series:
International Library of Sociology Series
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to the 40th Anniversary Edition by Jock Young, Forward by Alvin W. Gouldner, 1, Classical criminology and the positivist revolution, 2. The appeal of positivism, 3. Durkheim and the break with 'analytical individualism', 4. The early sociologies of crime, 5. Social reaction, deviant commitment and career, 6. American naturalism and phenomenology, 7. Marx, Engels and Bonger on crime and social control, 8. The new conflict theorists, 9. Conclusion.

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