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Criminological theory : context and consequences (Seventh edition)

By: Ball, Richard A. Cullen, Francis T. Lilly, J. Robert

1544327897 / 9781544327891
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568 pages
Tertiary Education (US: College)  Learn More
Previous edition: 2015.

The seventh edition of Criminological Theory: Context and Consequences builds on its prior success with updated coverage of criminological theory and a fresh look at policy implications.

The new edition continues to offer a rich introduction to how scholars analyze crime in a clear, accessible text which moves readers beyond commonsense knowledge of crime to a deeper understanding of the importance of theory in shaping crime control policies.

This thoroughly revised edition covers traditional and contemporary theory within a larger sociological and historical context, and offers diverse coverage of major criminological theories includes perspectives ranging from biosocial theories to cultural criminology.

The development of theories is covered within a broader sociological and historical context.

The authors explore policy implications and applications.

Chapter-opening photos of key theorists help motivate the discussions that follow, while a unique chapter on white collar crime is indicative of the comprehensive theory coverage offered in this book.


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