ISBN-10:
0133458997
ISBN-13:
9780133458992
Pub. Date:
03/14/2014
Publisher:
Pearson
Criminology: A Sociological Understanding / Edition 6

Criminology: A Sociological Understanding / Edition 6

by Steve E. Barkan

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ISBN-13: 9780133458992
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 03/14/2014
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 456
Sales rank: 772,654
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

PART 1 UNDERSTANDING CRIME AND VICTIMIZATION
CHAPTER 1 Criminology and the Sociological Perspective
CHAPTER 2 Public Opinion, the News Media, and the Crime Problem
CHAPTER 3 The Measurement and Patterning of Criminal Behavior
CHAPTER 4 Victims and Victimization

PART 2 EXPLAINING CRIME
CHAPTER 5 Classical and Neoclassical Perspectives
CHAPTER 6 Biological and Psychological Explanations
CHAPTER 7 Sociological Theories: Emphasis on Social Structure
CHAPTER 8 Sociological Theories: Emphasis on Social Process
CHAPTER 9 Sociological Theories: Critical Perspectives

PART 3 CRIMINAL BEHAVIORS
CHAPTER 10 Violent Crime: Homicide, Assault, and Robbery
CHAPTER 11 Violence Against Women
CHAPTER 12 Property Crime and Fraud
CHAPTER 13 White-Collar and Organized Crime
CHAPTER 14 Political Crime

PART 4 CONTROLLING AND PREVENTING CRIME
CHAPTER 15 Consensual Crime
CHAPTER 16 Policing: Dilemmas of Crime Control in a Democratic Society
CHAPTER 17 Prosecution and Punishment
CHAPTER 18 Conclusion: How Can We Reduce Crime?

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