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The SAGE Handbook of Criminological Theory / Edition 1

The SAGE Handbook of Criminological Theory / Edition 1

by Eugene McLaughlin, Tim Newburn
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ISBN-13: 9781446270530
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 07/21/2010
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 552
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Eugene Mc Laughlin is Professor of Criminology and co-director of the Centre for Crime and Justice Research. He is also a member of the Centre for Law Justice and Journalism. He completed his postgraduate criminology studies at the University of Cambridge and the University of Sheffield. Eugene has held various academic appointments including at the University of Hong Kong, the Open University and the University of Southampton. He has also been Visiting Professor at the Department of Sociology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, the Department of Communication Studies, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies. He is an associate editor of Crime, Media and Cultureand is on the editorial board of Criminal Justice Matters. He has served on the editorial boards of the British Journal of Criminology, Critical Social Policy, the Howard Journal of Criminal Justice and was co-editor of Theoretical Criminology.

Tim Newburn is Professor of Criminology and Social Policy, and Head of Department of Social Policy at the London School of Economics. He is the author or editor of 35 books, the most recent of which are The Sage Handbook of Criminological Theory (edited with Eugene Mc Laughlin, 2010) and The Eternal Recurrence of Crime and Control (edited with David Downes and Dick Hobbs, Clarendon Press, 2010). Tim was previously the editor of the journal Policy Studies, and was the founding editor of the Sage journal Criminology and Criminal Justice. He is a former Director of the Mannheim Centre for Criminology at the LSE and a past President of the British Society of Criminology.

Tim’s primary research interests have been in crime and criminal justice policy, the sociology and governance of policing and security, disadvantaged and disaffected young people, youth crime and youth justice, drugs and alcohol, and comparative criminal justice policy-making and policy transfer.

He has recently been involved in a study of the August 2011 English riots. An innovative project which aimed to undertake high quality social research at a speed and in a way that maximised opportunities for influencing public debate, Reading the Riots was run jointly with The Guardian, and its initial results were published in their entirety in the newspaper. Currently, together with Professors David Downes and Paul Rock, Tim is currently engaged in researching and writing of an Official History of Post-war Criminal Justice.

Table of Contents

Introduction - Eugene Mc Laughlin and Tim Newburn
Genetics and Crime - Laura A Baker, Catherine Tuvblad and Adrian Raine
Individual Differences and Offending - Darrick Jolliffe and David P Farrington
Social Learning Theory - Ronald L Akers and Gary F Jensen
Process and Structure in Criminal and Deviant Behavior
Street Collectives and Group Delinquency - Simon Hallsworth and Tara Young
Social Disorganization, Subcultures and beyond
Strain Theories - Robert Agnew and Timothy Brezina
Control Theories - Ray Paternoster and Ronet Bachman
Labelling, Social Reaction and Social Constructionism - John Muncie
Critical Criminology - Eugene Mc Laughlin
Integrative Criminology - Gregg Barak
Realist Criminology Revisited - Roger Matthews
Routine Activities - Sharon Chamard
Feminist Perspectives in Criminology: A Review with Gen Y in Mind - Kathleen Daly
Life-Course and Developmental Theories in Criminology - David P Farrington
Crime Science - Ronald V Clarke
Psychosocial Criminology - Tony Jefferson
Cultural Criminology - Jeff Ferrell
The Loose Can[n]on
Governmental Criminology - Pat O'Malley
New Institutionalism in Criminology - Susanne Karstedt
Approaches, Theories and Themes
Defiance, Compliance and Consilience - Lawrence W Sherman
A General Theory of Criminology
A Vision of Race, Crime and Justice through the Lens of Critical Race Theory - Lee E Ross
A Green Criminology Perspective - Rob White
Global Criminology - Katja Franko Aas
Penology - Michael Cavadino
Approaches to Victims and Victimization - Paul Rock
News Media Criminology - Chris Greer

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