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|Description:||xvi, 311 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Chapter 1: Criminology, Crime and Criminal Law --
Chapter 2: Measuring Crime and Criminal Behavior --
Chapter 3: The Early Schools of Criminology --
Chapter 4: Social Structural Theories --
Chapter 5: Social Process Theories --
Chapter 6: Critical Theories: Marxist, Conflict, and Feminist --
Chapter 7: Psychosocial Theories --
Chapter 8: Biosocial Approaches --
Chapter 9: Developmental Theories: From Delinquency to Crime to Desistance --
Chapter 10: Violent Crimes --
Chapter 11: Terrorism --
Chapter 12: Property Crime --
Chapter 13: Public Order Crime --
Chapter 14: White Collar and Organized Crime --
Chapter 15: Victimology: Exploring the Experience of Victimization.
An ideal introductory text with plenty of pedagogical features, this reader provides students with a clear and accessible overview of the main topics and issues that will come up in their criminology course.
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