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Criminological Theories and Theorists

An American Social Perspective on Crime

by Jr. John J. Botta

  • 242 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by 1st Books Library .
Written in English

  • Crime & criminology,
  • Sociology,
  • Fiction,
  • USA,
  • Criminology,
  • Social Science / Criminology

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8453117M
    ISBN 101414000332
    ISBN 109781414000336

      This revised and expanded fifth edition of An Introduction to Criminological Theory includes chapter summaries, critical thinking questions, policy implications, a full glossary of terms and theories and a timeline of criminological theory, making it essential reading for those studying criminology and taking courses on theoretical criminology Cited by:   Professor Cullen has published over works in the areas of criminological theory, corrections, white-collar crime, public opinion, and the .

    Criminology: Explaining Crime and Its Context, Seventh Edition, provides an introduction to crime and its underlying theories. It also seeks to present evidence and stimulate critical thought on a range of criminological perspectives. The book is divided into three parts. The most accessible and comprehensive book for criminological theory courses available todayCriminological Theory: A Text/Reader provides the best of both worlds substantial but brief authored sections on all of the major course topics, followed by carefully edited, policy-oriented, original research articles covering criminological theory from past to present and beyond/5.

    Taking a sociological perspective, this book discusses the major theories of crime–from classical theories to new theories such as Cultural Criminology and Peacemaking Criminology. The book offers a balanced presentation–presenting each theory’s social and intellectual heritage, perspective and assumptions and major bility: This title is out of print. In order to READ Online or Download Criminology Theories Pdf ebooks in PDF, ePUB, Tuebl and Mobi format, you need to create a FREE account. We cannot guarantee that Criminology Theories Pdf book is in the library, But if You are still not sure with the service, you can choose FREE Trial service.

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Professor Cullen has published over works in the areas of criminological theory, corrections, white-collar crime, public opinion, and the measurement of sexual victimization.

He is author of Rethinking Crime and Deviance Theory: The Emergence of a Structuring Tradition and is coauthor of Reaffirming Rehabilitation, Cited by:   About the Book Criminological Theories and Theorists focuses on many of the traditional hypotheses about the causes of crime, the possibility of crime prevention, and the significant historical figures associated with crime theory – Pages: A stronger global view integrated throughout the book increases students’ exposure to criminological research and theory across nations and continents.

Several of the new readings are written by authors or use samples from outside the United States, including South Africa, Brazil, Canada, Korea, and more. Criminological Theories. 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.5/5(1).

Basic Post-Tonal Theory and Analysis gives students a thorough, clear, and methodical introduction to post-tonal Basic Post-Tonal Theory and Analysis gives students a thorough, clear, and methodical introduction to post-tonal music theory and its application to music composed since 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 by: Explore our list of Criminology - Theory Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

The book also looks at a variety of theories on criminology, including the rational choice theory, the theory of target search, Robert Agnew's general strain theory, the “Integrated Cognitive Antisocial Potential” theory developed by David Farrington, routine activity theory, and crime-as-choice theory.

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. This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to criminological theory for students taking courses in criminology at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Building on previous editions, this book presents the latest research and theoretical developments. The text is divided int. Note: If you're looking for a free download links of Criminological Theory (6th Edition) Pdf, epub, docx and torrent then this site is not for you.

only do ebook promotions online and we does not distribute any free download of ebook on this site. There are many theories in criminology. Some attribute crime to the individual; they believe that an individual weighs the pros and cons and makes a conscious choice whether or not to commit a crime.

Others believe it is the community’s responsibility to ensure that their citizens do not commit crime by offering them a safe and secure place in which to live.

Reviews "Criminological Theories, Seventh Edition, is an excellent, comprehensive textbook with good examples and succinct summaries. It's a tour de force of theory textbooks."--Liena Gurevich, Hofstra University "This is the most informative criminological theory text I've come across."--Brianna Remster, Villanova University "This book is extremely well written.

Criminological Theory: The Essentials, Third Edition offers students a brief yet comprehensive overview of classic and contemporary criminologists and their theories.

Putting criminological theory in context, acclaimed author Stephen G. Tibbetts examines policy implications brought about by theoretical perspectives to demonstrate to students the practical application of theories. Rational choice theory: People generally act in their self-interest and make decisions to commit crime after weighing the potential risks (including getting caught and punished) against the rewards.

Social disorganization theory: A person’s physical and social environments are primarily responsible for the behavioral choices that person makes. In particular, a neighborhood that. This book is an anthology of 34 previously published articles and book exerpts that focus on the major theories, past and present, that inform criminology today.

While there are a variety of readers available in criminological theory, Cote provides a greater emphasis on some of the novel, newer theories, and some of the often overlooked. Offering a rich introduction to how scholars analyze crime, Criminological Theory: Context and Consequences moves readers beyond a commonsense knowledge of crime to a deeper understanding of the importance of theory in shaping crime control policies.

Life Course Theory: The theory that a person’s “course” in life is determined by short (transitory) and long (trajectory) events in his life, and crime can result when a transitory event causes stress in a person’s life causing him to commit a crime against society.

In the "Fourth Edition of Criminological Theories: Introduction, Evaluation, and Application", Ronald L. Akers and new coauthor Christine S. Sellers provide a concise but thorough review and appraisal of the leading theories of crime and criminal justice.

Based on the widespread success of the first three editions, this landmark book has been. The goal of criminological theory is to help one gain an understating of crime and criminal justice. Theories cover the making and the breaking of the law, criminal and deviant behavior, as well as patterns of criminal activity.

Individual theories may be either macro or micro. Theories can be used to guide policy making, and can beFile Size: KB. Criminological Theories is organized in a chronological order, beginning with the 18th century classical school 3⁄4 focusing on Beccaria and Bentham 3⁄4 and ending with the late 20th-century peacemaking s: 1.Criminological Theory Summaries Theory Main Points Theorists/Researchers Classical Crime occurs when the benefits outweigh the costs—when people pursue self-interest in the absence of effective punishments.

Crime is a free-willed choice. See also deterrence, rational choice. Beccaria Positivist Crime is caused or determined. Lombroso placedFile Size: 30KB.Criminological Theory: Context and Consequences, Fourth Edition shows the real-world relevance of theory by illuminating how ideas about crime play a prominent role in shaping crime-control policies and compelling students to apply theories to the contemporary milieu.