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Criminological Thought: Pioneers Past and Present, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Robert J. Mutchnick, Randy Martin, W. Timothy Austin

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jul 15, 2008

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For courses in Criminological Theory.

 

Offering an extensive look into the lives and times of fifteen notable crime theorists, Criminological Thought: Pioneers Past and Present examines the people who have helped shape the discipline. Using a dual table of contents, theorists are organized chronologically and by schools of thought. Each chapter highlights one thinker and includes a biographical sketch, basic assumptions, and key ideas from that individual. Critiques of each theory and a bibliography of sources is also included.

Table of Contents

I.    Classicalism

 

         Cesare Beccaria...............................

     

          Biographical Sketch..........................

 

          Basic Assumptions............................

 

          Key Ideas....................................

 

          Critique.....................................

 

          References...................................

 

          Bibliography.................................

 

 

II.   Positivism

 

      A. Biological

 

         Cesare Lombroso...............................

 

          Biographical Sketch..........................

 

          Basic Assumptions............................

 

          Key Ideas....................................

 

          Critique.....................................

 

          References...................................

 

          Bibliography.................................

 

 

         William Herbert Sheldon.......................

     

          Biographical Sketch..........................

 

          Basic Assumptions............................

 

          Key Ideas....................................

 

          Critique.....................................

 

          References and Bibliography..................

  

 

      B. Psychological

 

         Sigmund Freud.................................

 

          Biographical Sketch..........................

 

          Basic Assumtions.............................

 

          Key Ideas....................................

 

          Critique.....................................

 

          References and Bibliography..................

 

 

      C. Ecology

 

         Robert Ezra Park..............................

 

          Biographical Sketch..........................

 

          Basic Assumptions............................

 

          Key Ideas....................................

 

          Critique.....................................

 

          References...................................

 

          Bibliography.................................

 

 

      D. Social Learning

 

         Edwin Hardin Sutherland.......................

 

          Biographical Sketch..........................

 

          Basic Assumptions............................

 

          Key Ideas....................................

 

          Critique.....................................

 

          References...................................

 

          Bibliography.................................

 

     E. Strain/Sub-Cultural

 

         David Emile Durkheim..........................

 

          Biographical Sketch..........................

 

          Basic Assumptions............................

 

          Key Ideas....................................

 

          Critique.....................................

 

          References and Bibliography..................

 

 

         Robert K. Merton..............................

 

          Biographical Sketch..........................

 

          Basic Assumtpions............................

 

          Key Ideas....................................

 

          Critique.....................................

 

          References...................................

 

          Bibliography.................................

 

 

         Albert Kircidel Cohen.........................

 

          Biographical Sketch..........................

 

          Basic Assumptions............................

 

          Key Ideas....................................

 

          Critique.....................................

 

          References and Bibliography..................

 

 

 

         Lloyd Ohlin...................................

     

          Biographical Sketch..........................

 

          Basic Assumptions............................

 

          Key Ideas....................................

 

          Critique.....................................

 

          References...................................

 

          Bibliography.................................

 

 

      F. Control

 

         Walter Cade Reckless..........................

 

          Biographical Sketch..........................

 

          Basic Assumptions............................

 

          Key Ideas....................................

 

          Critique.....................................

 

          References...................................

 

          Bibliography.................................

 

 

         Gresham M'Cready Sykes........................

 

          Biographical Sketch..........................

 

          Basic Assumptions............................

 

          Key Ideas....................................

 

          Critique.....................................

 

          References...................................

 

          Bibliography.................................

 

 

 

III. Social Interaction/Conflict

 

      A. Erving Goffman................................

 

          Biographical Sketch...........................

 

          Basic Assumptions.............................

 

          Key Ideas.....................................

 

          Critique......................................

 

          References....................................

 

          Bibliography..................................

 

         

      B. Howard Saul Becker............................

 

          Biographical Sketch...........................

 

          Basic Assumptions.............................

 

          Key Ideas.....................................

 

          Critique......................................

 

          References....................................

 

          Bibliography..................................

  

 

      C. Earl Richard Quinney...........................

 

          Biographical Sketch...........................

 

          Basic Assumptions.............................

 

          Key Ideas.....................................

 

          Critique......................................

 

          References....................................

 

          Bibliography..................................

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