CRIMINOLOGY: THE CORE, Second Edition takes a concise look at criminology and criminological theory, offering a briefer, less expensive alternative to other criminology texts on the market. Carefully structured to cover relevant information in a manageable format and in a presentation that is interesting and contemporary, renowned author Larry J. Siegel continues to incorporate his hallmark balanced and unbiased presentation of theory, policy, high-interest examples, and cutting-edge and seminal research. This market-leading brief Criminology text is also the best value for your students! CRIMINOLOGY: THE CORE, Second Edition now includes the most student-friendly and useful technology package available, including a FREE Student CD-ROM and robust Companion Web Site.
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Table of Contents
Part One: CONCEPTS OF CRIME, LAW, AND CRIMINOLOGY. 1. Crime and Criminology. 2. The Nature and Extent of Crime. 3. Victims and Victimization. Part Two: THEORIES OF CRIME CAUSATION. 4. Choice Theory: Because They Want To. 5. Trait Theory: It's in Their Blood. 6. Social Structure Theory: Because They're Poor. 7. Social Process Theory: Socialized To Crime. 8. Social Conflict Theory: It's a Class Thing. 9. Integrated Theory: Things Change. Part Three: CRIME TYPOLOGIES. 10. Violent Crimes. 11. Property Crimes. 12. White-Collar and Organized Crimes. 13. Public Order Crimes. Part Four: THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. 14. The Criminal Justice System.