Criminological Theory: Past to Present Essential Readings

9780199301119

Criminological Theory: Past to Present Essential Readings

  • ISBN 13:

    9780199301119

  • ISBN 10:

    0199301115

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/13/2013
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Summary

Criminological Theory: Past to Present--Essential Readings is a comprehensive reader that exposes students to both classic and contemporary theories of crime. Editors Francis T. Cullen, Robert Agnew, and Pamela Wilcox provide accessible yet detailed introductions, preparing students for what they are about to read and placing each selection in context. The fifth edition includes a new Part XIV, entitled "Paying Attention to Race: Theoretical Developments," and new readings covering biology and crime, defensible space, decision-making by criminals, environmental corrections, and the relationship between race, racism, and crime.

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