ISBN-10:
161163685X
ISBN-13:
2901611636856
Pub. Date:
02/10/2015
Publisher:
Carolina Academic Press
Primer on Crime and Delinquency Theory

Primer on Crime and Delinquency Theory

by Robert M. Bohm

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ISBN-13: 2901611636856
Publisher: Carolina Academic Press
Publication date: 02/10/2015
Edition description: Fourth Edition
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Robert M. Bohm is a professor of criminal justice and legal studies at the University of Central Florida. He has published numerous books, book chapters, and journal articles in the areas of criminal justice and criminology. In addition to A PRIMER ON CRIME AND DELINQUENCY THEORY, his books include INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 6th Edition; A CONCISE INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE; DEATHQUEST III: AN INTRODUCTION TO THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF CAPITAL PUNISHMENT IN THE UNITED STATES, 3rd Edition; The DEATH PENALTY TODAY; AMERICA'S EXPERIMENT WITH CAPITAL PUNISHMENT: REFLECTIONS ON THE PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE OF THE ULTIMATE SANCTION, 2nd Edition; THE DEATH PENALTY IN AMERICA: CURRENT RESEARCH; and DEMYSTIFYING CRIME AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE. Professor Bohm was president of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences from 1992 to 1993. In 1989, the Southern Criminal Justice Association selected him as the Outstanding Educator of the Year. In 1999, he was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences; in 2001, he was presented with the Founder's Award of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences; and, in 2008, he received the Bruce Smith, Sr., Award of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences.

Brenda L. Vogel is associate professor of criminal justice at California State University, Long Beach. She earned her doctorate in social ecology with an emphasis in criminology, law and society in 1996 from the University of California, Irvine. She has published in the areas of perception of crime seriousness, public opinion of hate- motivated violence, attitudes toward the death penalty, school violence, community perceptions of law enforcement, and the intersection of law, morality and behavior. Her teaching interests include statistics, criminological theory, and research methods at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to Theory. 2. Classical and Neoclassical Theory. 3. Positivist Theories. 4. Biological Theories. 5. Psychological Theories. 6. Sociological Theories. 7. Critical Theories. 8. Conclusion: Integrated Theories and Beyond.

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