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Criminology

Author: Freda Adler; Gerhard O W Mueller; William S Laufer
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 8th edView all editions and formats
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Discusses criminological problems, their origins, and possible solutions in a clear, practical, straightforward fashion. This book intended to incorporate the findings from criminological research  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Freda Adler; Gerhard O W Mueller; William S Laufer
ISBN: 9780078026423 0078026423
OCLC Number: 794624787
Description: xxviii, 383, [82] pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 28 cm
Contents: 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
Responsibility: Freda Adler, Gerhard O.W. Mueller, William S. Laufer.

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