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Criminology Today: An Integrative Introduction, 6th Edition

By Frank J. Schmalleger

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Dec 30, 2010


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 excepts, links to cutting-edge articles, and MyCrimeKit activities that encourage students explore how security and freedom interface in an age of increasing globalism.

Table of Contents


1.      What is Criminology?

2.      Where Do Theories Come From?



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



9.      Crimes Against Persons

10.  Crimes Against Property

11.  White-Collar and Organized Crime

12.  Public Order and Drug Crimes

13.  Technology and Crime

14.  Globalization and Terrorism

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ISBN-10: 0-13-707485-9

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-707485-3

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