This best-selling text provides a comprehensive analysis of criminological theory, crime typologies, and the criminal justice system. Renowned for its unbiased presentation of theories, issues, and controversies and for its exhaustive research base, this book presents cutting-edge, seminal research, as well as up-to-the-minute policy and newsworthy examples. In this latest edition, the author has updated the text to address the latest topics, and has rewritten it for clarity and impact. This edition provides students with a gateway to online and multimedia resources that capture the immediacy of the field through CNN videos, a CD-ROM, and the Internet. And, to help students assess their mastery of key chapter concepts, CriminologyNow™-the ultimate web-based student tutorial for the criminology course-is available FREE when packaged with the text. With its updates and array of supplements, the Ninth Edition of CRIMINOLOGY presents a powerful set of teaching and learning tools for instructors and students alike.
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Table of Contents
Part I: CONCEPTS OF CRIME, LAW, AND CRIMINOLOGY. 1. Crime, Criminology, and the Criminal Law. 2. The Nature and Extent of Crime. 3. Victims and Victimization. Part II: THEORIES OF CRIME CAUSATION. 4. Choice Theory. 5. Trait Theories. 6. Social Structure Theories. 7. Social Process Theories. 8. Social Conflict Theory: Critical Criminology and Restorative Justice. 9. Developmental Theories: Life Course and Latent Trait. Part III: CRIME TYPOLOGIES. 10. Violent Crime. 11. Property Crimes. 12. Enterprise Crime: White-Collar, Cyber Crime, and Organized Crime. 13. Public Order Crimes. Part IV: THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. 14. Overview of the Criminal Justice System. 15. Police and Law Enforcement. 16. The Judicatory Process. 17. Corrections.