ISBN-10:
0135109795
ISBN-13:
2900135109792
Pub. Date:
02/11/2011
Publisher:
Pearson
Criminology: A Sociological Understanding / Edition 5

Criminology: A Sociological Understanding / Edition 5

by Steve E. Barkan
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    ISBN-13: 2900135109792
    Publisher: Pearson
    Publication date: 02/11/2011
    Series: MyCrimeKit Series
    Edition description: Older Edition
    Pages: 592
    Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(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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