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An introduction to criminological theory

Author: Roger Hopkins Burke
Publisher: Cullompton ; Portland, OR : Willan Pub., 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This second edition of An Introduction to Criminological Theory comprises a substantially revised and expanded, comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to criminological theory worldwide. Each chapter has been revised to take account of recent theoretical developments; the enduring validity of established theories has been explored through application to crucial contemporary criminological issues such as hate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Burke, Roger Hopkins.
Introduction to criminological theory.
Cullompton, Devon, UK ; Portland, Or. : Willan Pub., 2005
(DLC) 2005283380
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Hopkins Burke
ISBN: 9781843926306 184392630X 9781843921646 1843921642 9781843921653 1843921650 9781135050481 1135050481
OCLC Number: 430341032
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 300 pages)
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: Cover; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction: crime and modernity; Part 1 The rational actor model of crime and criminal behaviour; 2 Classical criminology; 3 Populist conservative criminology; 4 Contemporary rational actor theories; Part 2 The predestined actor model of crime and criminal behaviour; 5 Biological positivism; 6 Psychological positivism; 7 Sociological positivism; 8 Women and positivism; Part 3 The vicitmized actor model of crime and criminal behaviour; 9 Labelling theories; 10 Conflict and radical theories; 11 The gendered criminal; Critical criminology.
Responsibility: Roger Hopkins Burke.
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This second edition of An Introduction to Criminological Theory comprises a substantially revised and expanded, comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to criminological theory worldwide. Each chapter has been revised to take account of recent theoretical developments; the enduring validity of established theories has been explored through application to crucial contemporary criminological issues such as hate crimes; an extra chapter has been included on the traditional positivist approach to female criminality; and the continuing relationship between government, criminal justice policy and.

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