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An Introduction to Criminological Theory [electronic resource].

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781843925699Publication details: Uffculme : Willan Publishing, 2009.Edition: 3rd edISBN:
  • 9781843927150
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: An Introduction to Criminological TheoryDDC classification:
  • 364.01
LOC classification:
  • HV6018.B87 2009
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Contents:
An Introduction to Criminological Theory; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 Introduction: crime and modernity; Part One The rational actor model of crime and criminal behaviour; Chapter 2 Classical criminology; Chapter 3 Populist conservative criminology; Chapter 4 Contemporary rational actor theories; Part Two The predestined actor model of crime and criminal behaviour; Chapter 5 Biological positivism; Chapter 6 Psychological positivism; Chapter 7 Sociological positivism; Chapter 8 Women and positivism; Part Three The victimised actor model of crime and criminal behaviour
Chapter 20 Conclusions: radical moral communitarian criminologyGlossary of terms; References; Index
Chapter 9 Labelling theoriesChapter 10 Conflict and radical theories; Chapter 11 The gendered criminal; Chapter 12 Critical criminology; Part Four Integrated theories of crime and criminal behaviour; Chapter 13 Socio-biological theories; Chapter 14 Environmental theories; Chapter 15 Social control theories; Chapter 16 Left realism; Part Five Crime and criminal behaviour in the age of moral uncertainty; Chapter 17 Crime and the postmodern condition; Chapter 18 Cultural criminology and the schizophrenia of crime; Chapter 19 Crime, globalisation and the risk society
Summary: This book provides a comprehensive and up to date introduction to criminological theory for students taking courses in criminology at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
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An Introduction to Criminological Theory; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 Introduction: crime and modernity; Part One The rational actor model of crime and criminal behaviour; Chapter 2 Classical criminology; Chapter 3 Populist conservative criminology; Chapter 4 Contemporary rational actor theories; Part Two The predestined actor model of crime and criminal behaviour; Chapter 5 Biological positivism; Chapter 6 Psychological positivism; Chapter 7 Sociological positivism; Chapter 8 Women and positivism; Part Three The victimised actor model of crime and criminal behaviour

Chapter 20 Conclusions: radical moral communitarian criminologyGlossary of terms; References; Index

Chapter 9 Labelling theoriesChapter 10 Conflict and radical theories; Chapter 11 The gendered criminal; Chapter 12 Critical criminology; Part Four Integrated theories of crime and criminal behaviour; Chapter 13 Socio-biological theories; Chapter 14 Environmental theories; Chapter 15 Social control theories; Chapter 16 Left realism; Part Five Crime and criminal behaviour in the age of moral uncertainty; Chapter 17 Crime and the postmodern condition; Chapter 18 Cultural criminology and the schizophrenia of crime; Chapter 19 Crime, globalisation and the risk society

This book provides a comprehensive and up to date introduction to criminological theory for students taking courses in criminology at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.