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Criminology
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CRIMINOLOGY

EBOOK BY JONES, STEPHEN;
ISBN
9780191006043
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EDITION
5TH REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
IMPRINT
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
FORMAT
EBOOK
PAGES
480 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
28 MAR 2013

DESCRIPTION

The fifth edition of Criminology offers updated coverage of the main criminological theories. An engaging read for students of criminology, it traces the history and development of these key theories, and provides full references to guide the reader in their further criminological studies.

CONTENTS

Introduction-Criminology: its origins and research methods ; PART I: CRIME AND CRIME CONTROL: ALTERNATIVE DISCOURSES ; 1. Crime: definitions and conflicting images ; 2. The statistics on crime and their meaning ; 3. The media and 'law and order' ; PART II: SOCIOLOGICAL EXPLANATIONS OF CRIME ; 4. The classical and positivist traditions ; 5. Crime and the environment ; 6. Poverty, anomie and strain ; 7. Subcultural theories ; 8. Interactionism and phenomenology ; 9. Conflict, Marxist and radical theories of crime ; 10. Realist criminology and victims ; 11. Theories of control ; 12. Gender and crime ; PART III: BIOLOGICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF CRIME ; 13. Biological factors of crime ; 14. Intelligence, mental disorder and crime ; 15. Personality theories ; 16. Violent, aggressive and sexual offences