Freda Adler, Gerhard O.W. Mueller and William S. Laufer.
- 8th ed.
- New York, NY : McGraw-Hill, 2013.
- xxviii, various pagings : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Part I: Understanding Criminology Chapter 1. The Changing Boundaries of Criminology Chapter 2. Counting Crime and Measuring Criminal Behavior Chapter 3. Schools of Thought throughout History Part II: Explanations of Crime and Criminal Behavior Chapter 4. Psychological and Biological Perspectives Chapter 5. Strain and Cultural Deviance Theories Chapter 6. The Formation of Subcultures Chapter 7. Social Control Theory Chapter 8. Labeling, Conflict, and Radical Theories Chapter 9. Environmental Theory Part III: Types of Crime Chapter 10. Violent Crimes Chapter 11. Crimes against Property Chapter 12. White-Collar and Corporate Crime Chapter 13. Public Order Crimes Chapter 14. International and Comparative Criminology Part IV: A Criminologicol Approoch to the Criminal Justice System Chapter 15. Processes and Decisions Chapter 16. Enforcing the Law: Practice and Research Chapter 17. The Nature and Functioning of Courts Chapter 18. A Research Focus on Corrections Notes Glossary Credits Indexes Table of contents
Summary: Discusses criminological problems, their origins, and possible solutions. In this book, students develop a thorough understanding of today's issues in criminology and are prepared to address and Read more...