Criminology and the Criminal Justice System / Edition 5

Criminology and the Criminal Justice System / Edition 5

ISBN-10:
0072878827
ISBN-13:
9780072878820
Pub. Date:
07/24/2003
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
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Criminology and the Criminal Justice System / Edition 5

This leading text for courses in Criminology is known for its lucid style, student-oriented approach, and its interdisciplinary global perspective. This text is available in two versions, one with, and the other without coverage of the criminal justice system. For schools that retain the traditional criminology course, which includes criminological coverage of criminal justice, Criminology and the Criminal Justice System, Fifth Edition, is the ideal text. For schools that offer a separate introductory course in criminal justice, Criminology, Fifth Edition,is the appropriate text.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780072878820
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 07/24/2003
Edition description: Book & CD-ROM
Pages: 720
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 10.04(h) x 0.95(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1: UNDERSTANDING CRIMINOLOGY

Chapter 1. The Changing Boundaries of Criminology

Chapter 2. Counting Crime and Measuring Criminal Behavior

Chapter 3. Schools of Thought throughout History
PART II: EXPLANATIONS OF CRIME AND CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR

Chapter 4. Psychological and Biological Perspectives

Chapter 5. Strain and Cultural Deviance Theories

Chapter 6. The Formation of Subcultures

Chapter 7. Social Control Theory

Chapter 8. Labeling, Conflict, and Radical Theories

Chapter 9. Environmental Theory
PART III: TYPES OF CRIMES

Chapter 10. Violent Crimes

Chapter 11. Crimes against Property

Chapter 12. White-Collar and Corporate Crime

Chapter 13. Public Order Crimes

Chapter 14. International and Comparative Criminology
PART IV: A CRIMINOLOGICAL APPROACH TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM

Chapter 15. Processes and Decisions

Chapter 16. Enforcing the Law: Practice and Research

Chapter 17. The Nature and Functioning of Courts

Chapter 18. A Research Focus on Corrections

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