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Textbook on criminology / Katherine S Williams.

By: Williams, Katherine SMaterial type: TextTextLanguage: English Publication details: Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2012. Edition: 7th edDescription: xv, 660 p. ; 25 cmISBN: 9780199592708; 0199592705 Subject(s): Criminology -- England | Criminology -- WalesDDC classification: 364.942 LOC classification: HV6025 | .W485 2012Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
TOC What is criminological theory? -- Definitions, terminology and the criminal process -- Public conceptions and misconceptions of crime -- The extent of crime: a comparison of official and unofficial calculations -- Victims, survivors and victimology -- Influences of physical factors and genetics on criminality -- Influences of biochemical factors and of the central and autonomic nervous systems on criminality -- Psychological theories of criminality -- Mental disorder (psychopathology) and criminality -- Intelligence and learning -- The sociology of criminality -- Anomie, strain and juvenile subculture -- Control theories -- Labelling, phenomenology and ethnomethodology -- Critical criminology: conflict, radical and cultural criminologies -- Criminology and realism -- Positivist explanations of female criminality -- Feminist theories -- Terrorism and state violence -- Governance, risk and globalisation theories.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

TOC What is criminological theory? --
Definitions, terminology and the criminal process --
Public conceptions and misconceptions of crime --
The extent of crime: a comparison of official and unofficial calculations --
Victims, survivors and victimology --
Influences of physical factors and genetics on criminality --
Influences of biochemical factors and of the central and autonomic nervous systems on criminality --
Psychological theories of criminality --
Mental disorder (psychopathology) and criminality --
Intelligence and learning --
The sociology of criminality --
Anomie, strain and juvenile subculture --
Control theories --
Labelling, phenomenology and ethnomethodology --
Critical criminology: conflict, radical and cultural criminologies --
Criminology and realism --
Positivist explanations of female criminality --
Feminist theories --
Terrorism and state violence --
Governance, risk and globalisation theories.

Textbook on Criminology provides a comprehensive consideration of the theoretical, practical, and political aspects of crime and criminology. The clarity of approach makes it an ideal text for Read more...

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