Why Crime?: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Explaining Criminal Behavior / Edition 2

Why Crime?: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Explaining Criminal Behavior / Edition 2

by Matthew B. Robinson, Kevin M. Beaver
     
 

Why Crime? reviews the very latest empirical evidence with regard to the risk factors that produce antisocial and criminal behavior. The authors meaningfully integrate risk factors identified by more than a dozen academic discplines that increase the odds of antisocial behavior and criminality. The result is a new interdisciplinary theory that helps break down… See more details below

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Why Crime? reviews the very latest empirical evidence with regard to the risk factors that produce antisocial and criminal behavior. The authors meaningfully integrate risk factors identified by more than a dozen academic discplines that increase the odds of antisocial behavior and criminality. The result is a new interdisciplinary theory that helps break down traditional barriers and overcomes the "disciplinary myopia" that plagues criminological theory. Unlike the typical criminological theory text, Why Crime? actually advances the state of criminological theory as well as the field of criminology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594607073
Publisher:
Carolina Academic Press
Publication date:
09/01/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
514
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

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