Think Criminology / Edition 1

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Overview

Think Criminology strives to spark students’ interest in the fascinating and rapidly changing field of criminology. Designed to promote student learning and stimulate critical thinking, this text demonstrates how understanding criminological theories and differentiating between different types of crime will serve them well as future law enforcement professionals, citizens, and consumers of mass media. Developed for today’s generation, Think Criminology effectively guides students through a critical thinking framework to move beyond rote memorization of facts to better understand criminological theory and how it applies to crime. Think Criminology engages students of this generation CRITICALLY and ACTIVELY in the classroom and in their world.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780073379982
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 1/28/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 484,931
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: The Scope of Crime

Chapter 1 Criminology: The Old and the New

Chapter 2 The Measurement of Mis-measurement of Crime

Chapter 3 Victims of Crime

PART TWO: Theories of Crime

Chapter 4 The Classical and Positivist Schools of Criminology

Chapter 5 Biological and Psychological Theories of Crime

Chapter 6 Social Structure and Social Process Theories of Crime

Chapter 7 Developmental and Integrated Theories of Crime

Chapter 8 Conflict and Critical Theories of Crime

PART THREE: Typologies of Crime

Chapter 9 Criminal Offenses against Property

Chapter 10 Criminal Offenses against People

Chapter 11 Organized, Corporate, White-Collar, and Environmental Crime

Chapter 12 Public Order Offenses and Values

PART FOUR: Responding to Crime

Chapter 13 Terrorism

Chapter 14 Criminology, Technology, and Privacy

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