Modern Criminology: Crime,Criminal Behavior and Its Control / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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- McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Intended for the popular introduction to criminology course,this broad-based introductory text covers all major types of crime,theories,and practices of criminal justice. Important theoretical approaches are considered,including the most recent Marxian approaches,and presented in a well-integrated and organized style. Complicated issues involving the collection and analysis of crime data are presented in a readable and easily understood fashion. The new issues of gender and crime and white collar crime are given extensive attention. The approach taken in the book is pragmatic,bringing together the ideas of the `newer' and `older' criminologies,and offering an issue-oriented synthesis that reflects the breadth of modern criminology.