Criminology: theory, research, and policy

"The text discusses criminal behavior and explores the factors that contribute to crime as well as the social reactions to crime. It takes a broad approach to criminology theory, incorporating sociology, psychology, biology, and ecology. By making the connection between theory, research, and po...

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Main Author: Vito, Gennaro F. (Author)
Other Authors: Maahs, Jeffrey R. (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Burlington, MA Jones & Bartlett Learning [2021]
Edition:Fifth edition
Online Access: Table of Contents
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Summary:"The text discusses criminal behavior and explores the factors that contribute to crime as well as the social reactions to crime. It takes a broad approach to criminology theory, incorporating sociology, psychology, biology, and ecology. By making the connection between theory, research, and policy, the authors demonstrate the relevancy of criminological theory in the public attempt to control crime while providing justice. The emphasis on these three elements with pertinent discussions and examples is what sets this text apart from other criminology titles"--
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:xxi, 447 Seiten Illustrationen
ISBN:9781284181784