This brief, up-to-date textbook provides student-friendly examples of all theoretical approaches that focus the complex relationships between 21st century cultures, social structures, and crime.
Criminological Theory: A Brief Introduction 4th Edition (PDF) provides college students with a concise, fresh, and thorough discussion and explication of major criminological schools of thought. The ebook focuses on providing students with understandings of not only what the key tenets are of criminological theories but also emphasizes on providing real-life examples and implications for criminal justice policy and practice. The numerous theories examined across the chapters are illustrated through examples drawing upon modern cultural developments of particular interest to college age students that encourage interest and engagement.
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This etextbook offers an accessible discussion of the major theories of delinquency, crime, social deviance and social control with an aim and neutral approach. It provides:
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- Expanded coverage of theory development, assessment, and integration: Offers thorough yet concise coverage
- Theories collected by type and subtype: Gives college students an appreciation of the historical development of theoretical criminology and the importance of classical statements to contemporary perspectives
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