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Criminology Today: An Integrative Introduction, CourseSmart eTextbook, 5th Edition

By Frank J. Schmalleger

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Feb 25, 2008

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Criminology Today: An Integrative Introduction 5e 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 new edition addresses the question of how security & freedom interface in an age of increasing globalism. Criminology Today: An Integrative Introduction 5e introduces students to the exciting field of criminology in the 21st century.

 

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Table of Contents

PART 1          The Crime Picture                                                                                              

Chapter 1    What Is Criminology?                                                                                                                            

Chapter 2    Patterns of Crime

Chapter 3    Research Methods and Theory Development

 

Part 2            Crime Causation

Chapter 4    Classical and Neoclassical Thought

Chapter 5    Biological Roots of Criminal Behavior

Chapter 6    Psychological and Psychiatric Foundations of Criminal Behavior

 

Part 3            Crime Causation Revisited

Chapter 7    Sociological Theories I: Social Structure

Chapter 8    Sociological Theories II: Social Process and Social Development

Chapter 9    Sociological Theories III: Social Conflict

 

Part 4            Crime in the Modern World

Chapter 10    Crimes against Persons

Chapter 11    Crimes against Property

Chapter 12    White-Collar and Organized Crime                                                                                               

Chapter 13    Drug Abuse and Crime

Chapter 14    Technology and Crime

 

Part 5            Responding to Criminal Behavior

Chapter 15    Criminology and Social Policy

Chapter 16    Future Directions

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$78.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-208309-6