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Criminology

Author: Leonard Glick; J Mitchell Miller
Publisher: Boston : Allyn & Bacon, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Criminology," 2n edition is the most accessible, hands-on introductory textbook on the market. The author uses a unique method for organizing the material in this manageable, 14-chapter textbook. A student-friendly format -- bulleted lists, summary statements, a running glossary, and a built-in study guide -- prepare students for success.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Glick; J Mitchell Miller
ISBN: 9780205536931 020553693X
OCLC Number: 167764123
Description: xxviii, 443, [66] pages : illustrations (chiefly color) I ; 28 cm
Contents: Crime and criminology --
The nature and extent of crime : measuring behavior --
Explanations for criminal behavior --
Biological explanations for criminal behavior --
Psychological explanations for criminal behavior --
Sociological theories I : social-structural explanations of criminal behavior --
Sociological theories II : social control, conflict, feminist, and labeling theories --
Crimes of violence : assault and rape --
Crimes of violence : robbery, murder, hate crime, and terrorism --
Property crimes --
Organizational criminality : white-collar and organized crime --
Morality crimes : drugs, alcohol, and sex.
Responsibility: Leonard Glick, J. Mitchell Miller.
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"Criminology," 2n edition is the most accessible, hands-on introductory textbook on the market. The author uses a unique method for organizing the material in this manageable, 14-chapter textbook. A student-friendly format -- bulleted lists, summary statements, a running glossary, and a built-in study guide -- prepare students for success.

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TheGlick book is wonderful for Community College Criminology classes. It has original works excerpts so students can hear the "voices" of people like Durkheim on Crime, or Sutherland on Elite Read more...

 
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