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Criminological Theory: A Brief Introduction
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Prentice Hall
Publication date March 21, 2014
Pages 211
Binding Paperback
Edition 4th
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780133512373
ISBN-10 0133512371
Dimensions 0.25 by 8.25 by 10 in.
Weight 0.86 lbs.
Original list price $85.80
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This concise, up-to-date text provides student-friendly examples of all theoretical approaches that emphasize the complex relationships between 21st century social structures, cultures, and crime.

 

Criminological Theory: A Brief Introduction, 4e provides students and instructors with a concise, up-to-date, and thorough discussion and explication of major criminological schools of thought. The text focuses on providing students with understandings of not only what the central tenets are of criminological theories but also focuses on providing real-life examples and implications for criminal justice policy and practice. The various theories examined across the chapters are illustrated through examples drawing upon contemporary cultural developments of particular interest to college age students that increase interest and engagement.

 

Teaching and Learning Experience

 

This book offers an accessible discussion of the major theories of crime, delinquency, social deviance and social control with an objective and neutral approach. It provides:

  • Expanded coverage of theory development, assessment, and integration: Provides thorough yet concise coverage
  • Theories grouped by type and subtype: Gives students an appreciation of the historical development of theoretical criminology and the significance of classical statements to contemporary perspectives
  • Strong pedagogical support: Reinforces chapter information to ensure mastery


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With Christopher J. Schreck, J. Mitchell Miller, Richard Tewksbury | 4th edition from Prentice Hall (March 21, 2014)
9780133512373 | details & prices | 211 pages | 8.25 × 10.00 × 0.25 in. | 0.86 lbs | List price $85.80
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