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About the Author
Kevin M. Beaver is a professor in the College of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida State University and a visiting distinguished professor in the Center for Social and Humanities Research at King Abdulaziz University. He is the past recipient of the American Society of Criminology’s Ruth Shonle Cavan Young Scholar Award and the National Institute of Justice’s Graduate Research Fellowship. He has published widely on the development of antisocial behaviors from a biosocial perspective, and his research on the genetic underpinnings to crime has been featured in major media outlets.
J.C. Barnes is an assistant professor in the Criminology Program at The University of Texas at Dallas. He is a biosocial criminologist whose research seeks to understand how genetic and environmental factors combine to impact criminological phenomena. Recent works have attempted to reconcile behavioral genetic findings with theoretical developments in criminology. He has published more than seventy papers and book chapters in outlets such as Aggressive Behavior, Behavior Genetics, Criminology, Developmental Psychology, Intelligence, Journal of Marriage and Family, Justice Quarterly, Journal of Theoretical Biology, and PLoS ONE.
Brian B. Boutwell is currently an assistant professor in the College of Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University. His research interests span a variety of disciplines and include behavior genetics, developmental psychology, evolutionary psychology, as well as life course and theoretical criminology. His work has appeared in such journals as Developmental Psychology, Behavior Genetics, Theoretical Biology, Criminology, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, and Aggressive Behavior, among others.
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION: Why We Need a Nature/Nurture Book in Criminology?PART I: KEY CRIMINOLOGICAL CORRELATES GENDERChapter 1. The Sociological Explanation: Sociological Explanations of the Gender Gap in Offending - Abigail A. FaganChapter 2. The Biosocial Explanation: A Biosocial Explanation for Male-Female Differences in Criminal Involvement - Kevin M. Beaver and Joseph L. Nedelec RACEChapter 3. The Sociological Explanation: Sociological Viewpoint on the Race-Crime Relationship - Nicole Leeper Piquero, Alex R. Piquero, and Eric S. StewartChapter 4. The Biosocial Explanation: Human Bio-diversity and the Egalitarian Fiction - John Paul Wright and Mark Alden Morgan SOCIAL CLASSChapter 5. The Sociological Explanation: A Sociological Analysis of Social Class - Karen F. Parker and Thomas MowenChapter 6. The Biosocial Explanation: The Role of Intelligence and Temperament in Interpreting the SES-Crime Relationship - Anthony Walsh, Charlene Y. Taylor, and Ilhong YunPART II: THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES LEARNING THEORYChapter 7. The Sociological Explanation: Learning Theories of Crime: Promises and Pitfalls - Jonathan R. Brauer and Jonathan D. BolenChapter 8. The Biosocial Explanation: The Integration of Biological and Genetic Factors into Social Learning Theory - Jamie Vaske SELF-CONTROL THEORYChapter 9. The Sociological Explanation: Self-control and Crime: A Sociological Perspective - Callie H. BurtChapter 10. The Biosocial Explanation: Low Self-control is a Brain-Based Disorder - Matt DeLisi STRAIN THEORYChapter 11. The Sociological Explanation: The Role of the Social Environment in General Strain Theory - Robert AgnewChapter 12. The Biosocial Explanation: General Strain Theory and Biosocial Criminology: Pathways to Successful Theoretical Integration - John M. Stogner SOCIAL BONDING THEORYChapter 13. The Sociological Explanation: Social Bonding and Crime - Ryan SchroederChapter 14. The Biosocial Explanation: A Biosocial View of Social Bond Theory - Danielle BoisvertPART III: SPECIFIC TYPES OF ANTISOCIAL BEHAVIORS INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCEChapter 15. The Sociological Explanation: When Violence is the Norm: Sociological Perspectives on Intimate Partner Violence - Tasha A. Menaker and Cortney A. FranklinChapter 16. The Biosocial Explanation: Some Kind of Madness: The Biosocial Origins of Intimate Partner Violence - Brian B. Boutwell and Richard Lewis CHILDHOOD ANTISOCIAL BEHAVIOR/CONDUCT DISORDERChapter 17. The Sociological Explanation: Parents and Peers as Institutions of Socialization in Childhood and Adolescence: Implications for Delinquent Behavior - Carter Rees and Jacob T.N. Young18. The Biosocial Explanation: A Biosocial Review on Childhood Antisocial Behavior - Chris L. Gibson and Elise T. Costa DRUG USE AND ABUSEChapter 19. The Sociological Explanation: Sociological Criminology and Drug Use: A Review of Leading Theories - J. Mitchell Miller and Holly Ventura MillerChapter 20. The Biosocial Explanation: Drug Abuse, Addiction, and Crime: A Cell to Society Perspective - Michael G. Vaughn, Christopher P. Salas-Wright, and Brandy R. MaynardPART IV: TRENDS, CURRENT ISSUES, AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS THE CRIME DROPChapter 21. The Sociological Explanation: A Sociological Explanation of Crime Rates and Trends - Wesley G. Jennings and Jennifer M. ReingleChapter 22. The Biosocial Explanation: Darwin, Dawkins, Wright, Pinker and the Reasons that Crime Declined - Brian B. Boutwell and J.C. Barnes THE AGE-CRIME CURVEChapter 23. The Sociological Explanation: The Age and Crime Relationship: Social Variation, Social Explanations - Jeffery T. Ulmer and Darrell SteffensmeierChapter 24. The Biosocial Explanation: The Puzzling Relationship between Age and Criminal Behavior: A Biosocial Critique of the Criminological Status Quo - J.C. Barnes, Cody Jorgensen, Daniel Pacheco, and Michael TenEyck POLICY IMPLICATIONSChapter 25. The Sociological Explanation: Policy Implications of Sociological Theories of Crime: Why are they so Seldom Considered or Discussed? - Danielle J. Baily, Robert Lytle, and Lisa L. SampleChapter 26. The Biosocial Explanation: Policy Implications of Biosocial Criminology: Crime Prevention and Offender Rehabilitation - Michael Rocque, Brandon C. Welsh, and Adrian Raine