3 edition of Criminology: Explaining Crime and Its Context found in the catalog.
|Statement||Anderson Pub Co|
|Publishers||Anderson Pub Co|
|LC Classifications||February 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 77 p. :|
|Number of Pages||86|
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Desmond Lee Professor of Youth Crime and Violence, and Chairperson of the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Missouri, St. Criminology: Explaining Crime and Its Context, Ninth Edition, is a highly acclaimed textbook offering a broad perspective on criminological theory. It is well explained and touches specific subjects such as juvenile delinquency while presenting the pros and cons of past and curr This is a great textbook because it offers traditional and contemporary viewpoints of criminology.
Theories of crime such as classical, neoclassical, biogenic and physchogenic. Geis was a giant in criminology research and education with more than 500 articles and book chapters and 28 books to his name. The organization of the text reflects the fact that the etiology of crime must be at the heart of criminology. It examines subjects like law and crime demographics, statistics and crime distribution. It also seeks to present evidence and stimulate critical thought on a range of criminological perspectives.
Are criminals born or made? Finn-Aage Esbensen is the E.
Brown has published articles in a number of journals, including Criminology, Journal of Criminal Justice, Journal of Criminal Justice Education, Criminal Justice Review, Youth and Society and Social Science Quarterly. He has received the Gerhard O.
Desmond Lee Professor of Criminology: Explaining Crime and Its Context Crime and Violence in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Missouri-St.
Summary 6 Biogenic and Psychogenic Theories of Crime Criminal Heredity: The Bad Seed Theory Contemporary Biological Perspectives Psychogenic Theories of Crime Psychoanalytic Theories Personality Theories Integrating Psychological Explanations Summary 7 Social Structure Theories of Crime Strain Theories Assessing Strain Theories Policy Implications Social Ecology Summary 8 Social Process Theories of Crime Learning Criminal Behavior Culture Conflict and Crime Social Control and Crime Summary 9 Social Reaction Theories of Crime Labeling Theory Roots of Critical Criminology Summary 10 Recent Developments in Criminological Theory Integrated Theoretical Models The Criminal Career Debate Developmental and Lifecourse Criminology Policy Implications of Developmental Criminology Summary Part 3 Types of Crime 11 Violent Crime Index Crimes: Murder, Assault, and Rape Family Violence Corporate, Government, and Professional Violence Summary 12 Economic Crime Acquisitiveness and Theft Acquisitiveness Cross-Culturally Social Conditions and Theft The Law of Theft Background of White-Collar Crime Forms of White-Collar Crime Rationalization and White-Collar Crime Other Characteristics of White-Collar Crime Crooked Corporations and Thieving Executives Criminological Theory and White-Collar Crime Summary 13 Crimes without Victims and Victims without Crimes Crimes without Victims Should They Be Crimes?
This revision offers enhanced coverage of biosocial theories of crime, more global examples, and a new chapter on youth violence, improving on the most comprehensive and balanced theory text available for undergraduates.
He is currently working with several colleagues in assessing pedagogical challenges in teaching social science statistics. Criminology: Explaining Crime and Its Context, Seventh Edition, provides an introduction to crime and its underlying theories.
In addition to these academic appointments, he has held research positions at the following institutions: the Center for Criminal Justice at Harvard Law School 1974 ; Catholic University 1976—1977 ; the Behavioral Research Institute, Boulder, Colorado 1980—1981 ; and the Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado 1987—1992.
The book is divided into three parts. in Criminal Justice and Criminology from The University of Maryland in 1979. I find that they seem to remember groupings of theories better than the names within those groupings. Brown and Esbensen improve on this engaging and challenging introduction to the theory of crime and punishment, which is already perhaps the best criminology text available for undergraduates today.
Among the themes in this work are the relativity of crime its changing definition with abundant examples, historical roots of criminology and the lessons they have provided, and the strength and challenges of applying the scientific method.
Despite and perhaps because of its emphasis on research design, methodology, and quantitative analysis, criminology has had few significant advances in.
Geis received his undergraduate degree from Colgate University and his Ph.