Encyclopedia of Criminological Theory

Written By Francis T. Cullen
Encyclopedia of Criminological Theory
  • Publsiher : SAGE
  • Release : 23 September 2010
  • ISBN : 1412959187
  • Pages : 1176 pages
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Download or read book entitled Encyclopedia of Criminological Theory by author: Francis T. Cullen which was release on 23 September 2010 and published by SAGE with total page 1176 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. For a free 30-day online trial to this title, visit www.sagepub.com/freetrial This two-volume set is designed to serve as a reference source for anyone interested in the roots of contemporary criminological theory. Drawing together a team of international scholars, it examines the global landscape of all the key theories and the theorists behind them, presenting them in a context needed to understand their strengths and weaknesses. The work provides essays on cutting-edge research as well as concise, to-the-point definitions of key concepts, ideas, schools, and figures. Topics include contexts and concepts in criminological theory, the social construction of crime, policy implications of theory, diversity and intercultural contexts, conflict theory, rational choice theories, conservative criminology, feminist theory, and more. Key ThemesThe Classical School of CriminologyThe Positivist School of CriminologyEarly American Theories of CrimeBiological and Biosocial Theories of CrimePsychological Theories of CrimeThe Chicago School of CriminologyCultural and Learning Theories of CrimeAnomie and Strain Theories of Crime and DevianceControl Theories of CrimeLabeling and Interactionist Theories of CrimeTheories of the Criminal SanctionConflict, Radical, and Critical Theories of CrimeFeminist and Gender-Specific Theories of CrimeChoice and Opportunity Theories of CrimeMacro-Level/ Community Theories of CrimeLife-Course and Developmental Theories of CrimeIntegrated Theories of CrimeTheories of White-Collar and Corporate CrimeContemporary Gang TheoriesTheories of Prison Behavior and InsurgencyTheories of Fear and Concern About Crime

Encyclopedia of Criminological Theory

Encyclopedia of Criminological Theory
  • Author : Francis T. Cullen,Pamela Wilcox
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2010-09-23
  • Total pages : 1176
  • ISBN : 1412959187
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Summary : For a free 30-day online trial to this title, visit www.sagepub.com/freetrial This two-volume set is designed to serve as a reference source for anyone interested in the roots of contemporary criminological theory. Drawing together a team of international scholars, it examines the global landscape of all the ...

Criminological Theory

Criminological Theory
  • Author : Stephen G. Tibbetts,Craig Hemmens
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2009-10-15
  • Total pages : 789
  • ISBN : 1412959187
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Summary : This book provides the best of both worlds-- authored text sections with carefully selected accompanying readings covering criminological theory from past to present and beyond. The articles, from leading journals in criminology and criminal justice, reflect both classic studies and state-of-the-art research. Key Features " Begins with an introductory chapter that ...

Advances in Criminological Theory Volume 1

Advances in Criminological Theory  Volume 1
  • Author : William S. Laufer,Freda Adler
  • Publisher : Transaction Publishers
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1412959187
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Summary : Titles: v.3 Facts, frameworks, and forecasts ; v.4 New directions in criminological theory....

Criminological Theory

Criminological Theory
  • Author : J. Robert Lilly,Francis T. Cullen,Richard A. Ball
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2010-11-17
  • Total pages : 489
  • ISBN : 1412959187
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Summary : Offering a rich introduction to how scholars analyze crime, this Fifth Edition of the authors’ clear, accessible text moves readers beyond often-mistaken common sense knowledge of crime to a deeper understanding of the importance of theory in shaping crime control policies. This thoroughly revised edition covers traditional and contemporary theory ...

Criminological Theory

Criminological Theory
  • Author : Marilyn D. McShane,Franklin P. Williams
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Total pages : 406
  • ISBN : 1412959187
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Summary : First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

The Oxford Handbook of Criminological Theory

The  Oxford  Handbook of Criminological Theory
  • Author : Pamela Wilcox
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-12-01
  • Total pages : 768
  • ISBN : 1412959187
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Summary : Criminological theory texts typically follow a conventional format. Diverse writings are neatly packaged into schools of thought, which are given clear labels and conveyed a chapter at a time, with topics like control theory in one chapter and strain theory in another. The Oxford Handbook of Criminological Theory takes a ...

Criminological Theory

Criminological Theory
  • Author : Werner J. Einstadter,Stuart Henry
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 427
  • ISBN : 1412959187
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Summary : Designed for upper-level senior and graduate criminological theory courses, this text thoroughly examines the ideas and assumptions underlying each major theoretical perspective in criminology. It lays bare theorists' ideas about human nature, social structure, social order, concepts of law, crime and criminals, the logic of crime causation and the policies ...

Criminology

Criminology
  • Author : Gennaro F. Vito,Jeffrey R. Maahs,Ronald M. Holmes
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 496
  • ISBN : 1412959187
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Summary : Across America, crime is a consistent public concern. The authors have produced a comprehensive work on major criminological theories, combining classical criminology with new topics, such as Internet crime and terrorism. The text also focuses on how criminology shapes public policy....

Criminological Theory

Criminological Theory
  • Author : J. Mitchell Miller,Christopher J. Schreck,Richard Tewksbury,J. C. Barnes
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 2014-03-21
  • Total pages : 211
  • ISBN : 1412959187
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Summary : 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 ...

Criminological Theories

Criminological Theories
  • Author : James F. Anderson,Professor Department of Surgery Center for Healthcare Studies Institute for Public Health and Medicine Feinberg School of Medicine Northwestern University Chicago Illinois Julie K Johnson,Helen Haskell,Paul Barach
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Release Date : 2014-08-01
  • Total pages : 300
  • ISBN : 1412959187
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Summary : Designed for undergraduate criminology and criminological theory courses, Criminological Theories: Understanding Crime in America, Second Edition explores crime, crime theory, and various forms of criminal behavior within the United States. It focuses exclusively on theory, avoiding superfluous discussion of the criminal justice system. Students will come away from the text ...

Criminological Theories

Criminological Theories
  • Author : Ronald L. Akers
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-07-04
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 1412959187
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Summary : In Criminological Theories, the noted criminologist Ronald Akers provides thorough description, discussion, and appraisal of the leading theories of crime/delinquent behavior and law/criminal justice - the origin and history of each theory and its contemporary developments and adherents. Akers offers a clear explanation of each theory (the central ...

Criminological Theory

Criminological Theory
  • Author : Matt DeLisi,Kevin M. Beaver
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Release Date : 2011-01-28
  • Total pages : 279
  • ISBN : 1412959187
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Summary : In order to understand the perpetuance of crime, multiple influences in offenders’ lives must be considered. Criminological Theory: A Life-Course Approach explores criminal and anti-social behavior by examining important factors occurring at each stage of life. This collection of cutting-edge scholarship comprehensively covers life-course antisocial behavior ranging from prenatal factors, ...

Criminology Theory Research and Policy

Criminology  Theory  Research  and Policy
  • Author : Gennaro F. Vito,Jeffrey R. Maahs
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Release Date : 2011-09-29
  • Total pages : 502
  • ISBN : 1412959187
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Summary : Ideal for allied health and pre-nursing students, Alcamos Fundamentals of Microbiology, Body Systems Edition, retains the engaging, student-friendly style and active learning approach for which award-winning author and educator Jeffrey Pommerville is known. It presents diseases, complete with new content on recent discoveries, in a manner that is directly applicable ...

Criminological Theory

Criminological Theory
  • Author : George E. Higgins,Catherine D. Marcum
  • Publisher : Wolters Kluwer
  • Release Date : 2015-11-17
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1412959187
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Summary : Criminological Theory provides easy access to criminological theory through simplicity in writing, drawing the theories, and providing summary statements of the theory. The purpose of this book is to bring criminological theory to non-abstract thinker by presenting the theories in a manner that is easy to understand written in everyday ...

The Handbook of Criminological Theory

The Handbook of Criminological Theory
  • Author : Alex R. Piquero
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-11-02
  • Total pages : 560
  • ISBN : 1412959187
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Summary : An indispensable resource for all levels, this handbook provides up-to-date, in-depth summaries of the most important theories in criminology. Provides original, cutting-edge, and in-depth summaries of the most important theories in criminology Covers the origins and assumptions behind each theory, explores current debates and research, points out knowledge gaps, and ...