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Biosocial criminology : new directions in theory and research

Author: Anthony Walsh; Kevin M Beaver
Publisher: New York : Routledge/Taylor and Francis Group, 2009.
Series: Criminology and justice studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is designed to bring criminology into the 21 st century by showing how leading criminologists have integrated aspects of the biological sciences into their discipline. These authors cover behavior and molecular genetics, epigenetics, evolutionary biology, and neuroscience, and apply them to various correlates of crime such as age, race, and gender. There are also chapters on substance abuse, psychopathy,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Biosocial criminology.
New York : Routledge/Taylor and Francis Group, 2009
(DLC) 2008013700
(OCoLC)214322966
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Walsh; Kevin M Beaver
ISBN: 9780203929919 0203929918
OCLC Number: 275278546
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 285 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction to biosocial criminology / Anthony Walsh and Kevin M. Beaver --
Criminal behavior from heritability to epigenetics : how genetics clarifies the role of the environment / Anthony Walsh --
Molecular genetics and crime / Kevin M. Beaver --
The ghost in the machine and criminal behavior : criminology for the 21st century / John Paul Wright [and others] --
Evolutionary psychology and crime / Satoshi Kanazawa --
Gender and crime : an evolutionary perspective / Anne Campbell --
Inconvenient truths : science, race, and crime / John Paul Wright --
Crazy by design : a biosocial approach to the age-crime curve / Anthony Walsh --
Substance abuse and crime : biosocial foundations / Michael G. Vaughn --
Testosterone and violence among young men / Allan Mazur --
Neuroscience and the holy grail : genetics and career criminality / Matt DeLisi --
Psychopathy / Richard P. Wiebe --
No longer taboo : crime prevention implications of biosocial criminology / Matthew Robinson.
Series Title: Criminology and justice studies.
Responsibility: edited by Anthony Walsh and Kevin M. Beaver.

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Shows how criminologists have integrated aspects of the biological sciences into their discipline. This book covers behavior and molecular genetics, epigenetics, evolutionary biology, and  Read more...

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