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Criminological perspectives : a reader

Author: John Muncie; Eugene McLaughlin; Mary Langan
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, in association with the Open University, 1996.
Series: Crime, order and social control.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents readings from the diverse criminology literature, and provides students and academics with direct access to the main theories and perspectives, which underpin and shape the discipline of  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Muncie; Eugene McLaughlin; Mary Langan
ISBN: 0761950028 9780761950028 0761950036 9780761950035
OCLC Number: 34325458
Description: xxiv, 530 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Criminological Perspectives: an introduction --
pt. 1. Criminological formations. 1. On crimes and punishments / Cesare Beccaria. 2. Of the development of the propensity to crime / Adolphe Quetelet. 3. The criminal type in women and its atavistic origin / Cesare Lombroso and William Ferrero. 4. Causes of criminal behavior / Enrico Ferri. 5. Criminality and economic conditions / Willem Bonger. 6. The normal and the pathological / Emile Durkheim. 7. Law and authority / Peter Kropotkin. 8. British criminology before 1935 / David Garland --
pt. 2. The problem of crime I: causation. 9. Genetic factors in the etiology of criminal behavior / Sarnoff A. Mednick, William F. Gabrielli, Jr. and Barry Hutchings. 10. Personality theory and the problem of criminality / H.J. Eysenck. 11. Explanations of crime and place / Anthony E. Bottoms and Paul Wiles. 12. Crime and consumption / Simon Field. 13. The underclass / Charles Murray. 14. Relative deprivation / John Lea and Jock Young.
Series Title: Crime, order and social control.
Responsibility: edited and introduced by John Muncie, Eugene McLaughlin and Mary Langan.
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