Concise, current and affordable, CRIMINOLOGY: THE CORE, 7th Edition, delivers cutting-edge coverage in an easy-reading paperback. Author Larry Siegel guides you through the fast-paced field of Criminology, its most current research and fascinating examples that help you understand criminological theory. Details on the crimes of real-life people illustrate concepts, and unbiased coverage of even the most controversial issues enables you to form your own opinions. You'll get the latest insights into political crime; terrorism (e.g. ISIS); white-collar, blue-collar and green-collar crime; cybercrime; transnational crime (e.g. human trafficking) and many other topics. And features such as "Thinking Like a Criminologist" role plays and "Connections" to the big picture help you do your best in the course.
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Table of Contents
Part I: CONCEPTS OF CRIME, LAW, AND CRIMINOLOGY. 1. Crime and Criminology. 2. The Nature and Extent of Crime. 3. Victims and Victimization. Part II: THEORIES OF CRIME CAUSATION. 4. Rational Choice Theory. 5. Trait Theory. 6. Social Structure Theory. 7. Social Process Theory. 8. Social Conflict, Critical Criminology, and Restorative Justice. 9. Developmental Theories: Life Course, Propensity, and Trajectory. Part III: CRIME TYPOLOGIES. 10. Violent Crime. 11. Political Crime and Terrorism. 12. Economic Crimes: White-Collar, Blue-Collar, and Green-Collar. 13. Public Order Crimes. 14. Crimes of the New Millennium: Cyber Crime, Technology, and Transnational Organized Crimes.