New Perspectives in Criminology

By John E. Conklin

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Nov 9, 1995

Table of Contents

I. CONCEPTUALIZING CRIME.

 1. Philip Jenkins, The Social Construction of Serial Homicide.

 2. Victor E. Kappeler, Mark Blumberg, and Gary W. Potter, The Myth and Fear of Child Abduction.

II. SOURCES OF CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR.

 3. Diana H. Fishbein, Biological Perspectives in Criminology.

 4. Michael R. Gottfredson and Travis Hirschi, Criminality and Low Self-Control.

 5. Cathy Spatz Widom, The Cycle of Violence.

 6. Mark Colvin, Crime and Social Reproduction.

III. CLASS, GENDER, AND RACE.

 7. John Hagan, The Poverty of a Classless Criminology.

 8. Anne Campbell and Steven Muncer, Men and the Meaning of Violence.

 9. Elizabeth Rapaport, The Death Penalty and Gender Discrimination.

10. Michael Tonry, Racial Politics, Racial Disparities, and the War on Crime.

IV. JUVENILE GANGS.

11. Martín Sánchez Jankowski, Gang Involvement: The Individual and the Decision to Become a Member.

12. Felix M. Padilla, Stealing and the Juvenile Gang.

13. John M. Hagedorn, Homeboys, Dope Fiends, Legits, and New Jacks.

V. VIOLENT CRIME.

14. Eric W. Hickey, Trauma-Control Model of the Serial Killer.

15. Jack Katz, The Motivation of the Persistent Robber.

VI. DRUGS AND CRIME.

16. Jan M. Chaiken and Marcia R. Chaiken, Drugs and Predatory Crime.

17. James A. Inciardi, Ruth Horowitz, and Anne E. Pottieger, Street Kids and Crack Cocaine: The Drugs/Violence Connection.

18. Patricia A. Adler, Deviant Careers and Reintegration.

VII. WHITE-COLLAR CRIME.

19. David Weisburd, Ellen F. Chayet, Elin J. Waring, White-Collar Crime and Criminal Careers.

20. Kitty Calavita and Henry N. Pontell, Savings and Loan Fraud as Organized Crime.

VIII. DETERRENCE, TREATMENT, AND PUNISHMENT.

21. Kenneth D. Tunnell, Let's Do It: Deciding to Commit a Crime.

22. Ted Palmer, The Effectiveness of Intervention: Recent Trends and Current Issues.

23. Charles H. Logan and Gerald G. Gaes, Meta-Analysis and the Rehabilitation of Punishment.

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