Essential criminology

What is criminology? the study of crime, criminals, and victims in a global context -- What is crime? defining the problem -- Classical, neoclassical, and rational choice theories -- "Born to be bad" : biological, physiological, and biosocial theories of crime -- Criminal minds : psychiatr...

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Main Author: Lanier, Mark M.
Contributors: Henry, Stuart (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Boulder, Colo. Westview Press 2010
Edition:3. ed.
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 20 A 3947
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Summary:What is criminology? the study of crime, criminals, and victims in a global context -- What is crime? defining the problem -- Classical, neoclassical, and rational choice theories -- "Born to be bad" : biological, physiological, and biosocial theories of crime -- Criminal minds : psychiatric and psychological explanations for crime -- Learning criminal behavior : social process theories -- Failed socialization : control theory, social bonds, and labeling -- Crimes of place : social ecology and cultural theories of crime -- The sick society : anomie, strain, and subcultural theory -- Capitalism as a criminogenic society : conflict and radical theories of crime -- Patriarchy, gender, and crime : feminist criminological theory -- New directions in criminological theory
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XIV, 488 S.
ISBN:9780813344164