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Criminology / Edition 5
     

Criminology / Edition 5

by Stephen Jones
 

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ISBN-10: 0199651841

ISBN-13: 9780199651849

Pub. Date: 05/19/2013

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


Now in its sixth edition, Criminology provides students with a comprehensive yet succinct introduction to leading criminological theories. Drawing on a wide range of research in order to consider both sociological and psychological explanations of criminal behavior, Jones poses the important questions, inviting students to critically engage with the

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Now in its sixth edition, Criminology provides students with a comprehensive yet succinct introduction to leading criminological theories. Drawing on a wide range of research in order to consider both sociological and psychological explanations of criminal behavior, Jones poses the important questions, inviting students to critically engage with the subject.

Thoroughly referenced and written in a clear and accessible style, Criminology provides students with a firm foundation in criminological theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199651849
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/19/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
472
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction--Criminology: Its Origins and Research Methods
Part I. Crime and Crime Control: Alternative Discourses
1. Crime: Definitions and Conflicting Images
2. The Statistics on Crime and Their Meaning
3. The Media and "Law and Order"
Part II. Sociological Explanations of Crime
4. The Classical and Positivist Rraditions
5. Crime and the Environment
6. Poverty, Anomie, and Strain
7. Subcultural Theories
8. Interactionism and Phenomenology
9. Conflict, Marxist, and Radical Theories of Crime
10. Realist Criminology and Victims
11. Theories of Control
12. Gender and Crime
PART III. Biological and Psychological Aspects of Crime
13. Biological Factors and Crime
14. Intelligence, Mental Disorder, and Crime
15. Personality Theories
16. Violent, Aggressive. and Sexual Offenses

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