Criminology Today: An Integrative Introduction

Criminology Today: An Integrative Introduction


Yazar Frank J. Schmalleger
Yayınevi Pearson Education
ISBN 9781292022703
Baskı yılı 2013
Sayfa sayısı 492
Ağırlık 0,92 kg
Edisyon 6
Stok durumu Tükendi   

For courses in Criminology. Criminology Today: An Integrative Introduction 6e is a clear, contemporary and comprehensive introduction to the study of criminology. Offering a thematic approach that contrasts the social responsibility and social problems approaches to crime theory, the book encourages students to think critically about the causes of crime. Completely up-to-date, this edition includes new Professor Speaks excerpts, links to cutting-edge articles, and MyCrimeKit www.mycrimekit.com activities that encourage students explore how security and freedom interface in an age of increasing globalism.
PART ONE: THE CRIME PICTURE 1. What is Criminology? 2. Where Do Theories Come From? PART TWO: CRIME CAUSATION 3. Classical and Neoclassical Thought 4. Biological Roots of Criminal Behavior 5. Psychological and Psychiatric Foundations of Criminal Behavior 6. Social Structure Theories 7. Theories of Social Process and Social Development 8. Social Conflict Theories PART THREE: CRIME IN THE MODERN WORLD 9. Crimes Against Persons 10. Crimes Against Property 11. White-Collar and Organized Crime 12. Public Order and Drug Crimes 13. Technology and Crime