ISBN-10:
0072485957
ISBN-13:
9780072485950
Pub. Date:
08/09/2002
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Crime and Criminology / Edition 10

Crime and Criminology / Edition 10

by Sue Titus Reid

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ISBN-13: 9780072485950
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 08/09/2002
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 118
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.12(d)

About the Author

Sue Titus Reid is Professor and Director of the Undergraduate Program in the Askew School of Public Administration and Policy at Florida State University. She is author of Criminal Law, Seventh Edition (OUP, 2006) and Criminal Law: The Essentials (OUP, 2008). An accomplished scholar in both law and the social sciences, she contributed a chapter to the Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice and has published scholarly articles in both law and sociology. Dr. Reid has taught law students, graduate students, and undergraduate students at schools across the country. She received a university teaching award at FSU in 2000 and has been a fellow of the American Society of Criminology since 1982.

Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction to the Study of Crime and Criminology
Chapter 1. Crime, Criminal Law, and Criminology
Chapter 2. The Measurement of Crime and Its Impact
Part II. Explanations of Criminal Behavior
Chapter 3. Early Explanations of Criminal Behavior and Their Modern Counterparts
Chapter 4. Biological and Psychological Theories of Criminal Behavior
Chapter 5. Sociological Theories of Criminal Behavior I: The Social-Structural Approach
Chapter 6. Sociological Theories of Criminal Behavior II: The Social-Process Approach
Part III. Types of Crime
Chapter 7. Violent Crimes
Chapter 8. Property Crimes
Chapter 9. Business and Government-Related Crimes
Chapter 10. Drug Abuse, Drug Trafficking, and Organized Crime
Part IV. Criminal Justice Systems
Chapter 11. U.S. Criminal Justice Systems
Chapter 12. Police
Chapter 13. Court Systems
Part V. Social Reaction to Crime: Corrections
Chapter 14. The Confinement of Offenders
Chapter 15. Corrections in the Community
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