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The nurture versus biosocial debate in criminology : on the origins of criminal behavior and criminality

Author: Kevin M Beaver; James C Barnes; Brian B Boutwell
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, California : SAGE, [2015]
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Providing a contemporary approach to the nature versus nurture debate, this book encourages reflection on the contest between environmental factors and the interplay between biology/genetics and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin M Beaver; James C Barnes; Brian B Boutwell
ISBN: 9781452242255 1452242259 1483311767 9781483311760
OCLC Number: 856647663
Description: x, 461 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Gender --
Race --
Social Class --
Learning theory --
Self-control theory --
Strain theory --
Social bond theory --
Intimate partner violence --
Childhood antisocial behavior/conduct disorder --
Drug use and abuse --
The crime drop --
The age-crime curve --
Policy implications. pt. I. Criminological correlates --
Gender --
1. Sociological explanations of the gender gap in offending / Abigail A. Fagan --
2. A biosocial explanation for male-female differences in criminal involvement / Kevin M. Beaver and Joseph L. Nedelec --
Race --
3. Sociological viewpoint on the race-crime relationship / Nicole Leeper Piquero, Alex R. Piquero, and Eric S. Stewart --
4. Human biodiversity and the egalitarian fiction / John Paul Wright and Mark Alden Morgan --
Social class --
5. A sociological analysis of social class / Karen F. Parker and Thomas Mowen --
6. The role of intelligence and temperament in interpreting the SES-Crime relationship / Anthony Walsh, Charlene Y. Taylor, and Ilhong Yun. pt. II. Theoretical perspectives --
Learning theory --
7. Learning theories of crime : promises and potential / Jonathan R. Brauer and Jonathan D. Bolen --
8. The integration of biological and genetic factors into social learning theory / Jamie Vaske --
Self-control theory --
9. Self-control and crime : a sociological perspective / Callie H. Burt --
10. Low self-control is a brain-based disorder / Matt DeLisi --
Strain theory --
11. The role of the social environment in general strain theory / Robert Agnew --
12. General strain theory and biosocial criminology : pathways to successful theoretical integration / John M. Stogner --
Social bond theory --
13. Social bonding and crime / Ryan Schroeder --
14. A biosocial view of social bond theory / Danielle Boisvert--
pt. III. Specific types of antisocial behaviors --
Intimate partner violence --
15. When violence is the norm : sociological perspectives on intimate partner violence / Tasha A. Menaker and Cortney A. Franklin --
16. Some kind of madness : the biosocial origins of intimate partner violence / Brian B. Boutwell and Richard Lewis --
Childhood antisocial behavior/conduct disorder --
17. Parents, peers, and socialization to institutions in childhood and adolescence : implications for delinquent behavior / Carter Rees and Jacob T.N. Young --
18. A biosocial review on childhood antisocial behavior / Chris L. Gibson and Elise T. Costa --
Drug use and abuse --
19. Sociological criminology and drug use : a review of leading theories / J. Mitchell Miller and Holly Ventura Miller --
20. Drug abuse, addiction, and crime : a cell to society perspective / Michael G. Vaughn, Christopher P. Salas-Wright, and Brandy R. Maynard. pt. IV. Trends, current issues, and policy implications --
The crime drop --
21. A sociological explanation of crime rates and trends / Wesley G. Jennings and Jennifer M. Reingle --
22. Darwin, Dawkins, Wright, Pinker, and the reasons that crime declined / Brian B. Boutwell and J.C. Barnes --
The age-crime curve --
23. The age and crime relationship : social variation, social explanations / Jeffery T. Ulmer and Darrell Steffensmeier --
24. The puzzling relationship between age and criminal behavior : a biosocial critique of the criminological status quo / J.C. Barnes, [et al. ...] --
Policy implications --
25. Policy implications of sociological theories of crime : why are they so seldom considered or discussed? / Danielle J.S. Bailey, Robert Lytle, and Lisa L. Sample --
26. Policy implications of biosocial criminology : crime prevention and offender rehabilitation / Michael Rocque, Brandon C. Welsh, and Adrian Raine.
Responsibility: Kevin M. Beaver, Florida State University, J.C. Barnes, the University of Texas at Dallas, Brian B. Boutwell, Sam Houston State University, editors.

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