Criminological Theory: A Brief Introduction (4th Edition)

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ISBN-13: 9780133512373
ISBN-10: 0133512371
Edition: 4
Author: J. Mitchell Miller, Christopher J. Schreck, Richard Tewksbury, J.C. Barnes
Publication date: 2014
Publisher: Pearson
Format: Paperback 240 pages
Category: Criminology
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ISBN-13: 9780133512373
ISBN-10: 0133512371
Edition: 4
Author: J. Mitchell Miller, Christopher J. Schreck, Richard Tewksbury, J.C. Barnes
Publication date: 2014
Publisher: Pearson
Format: Paperback 240 pages
Category: Criminology

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Acknowledged authors J. Mitchell Miller , Christopher J. Schreck , Richard Tewksbury , J.C. Barnes wrote Criminological Theory: A Brief Introduction (4th Edition) comprising 240 pages back in 2014. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0133512371 and 9780133512373. Since then Criminological Theory: A Brief Introduction (4th Edition) textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 22.07 or rent at the marketplace.

Description

This concise, up-to-date text provides student-friendly examples of all theoretical approaches that emphasize the complex relationships between 21st century social structures, cultures, and crime.

Criminological Theory: A Brief Introduction, 4e provides students and instructors with a concise, up-to-date, and thorough discussion and explication of major criminological schools of thought. The text focuses on providing students with understandings of not only what the central tenets are of criminological theories but also focuses on providing real-life examples and implications for criminal justice policy and practice. The various theories examined across the chapters are illustrated through examples drawing upon contemporary cultural developments of particular interest to college age students that increase interest and engagement.

Teaching and Learning Experience

This book offers an accessible discussion of the major theories of crime, delinquency, social deviance and social control with an objective and neutral approach. It provides:

  • Expanded coverage of theory development, assessment, and integration: Provides thorough yet concise coverage
  • Theories grouped by type and subtype: Gives students an appreciation of the historical development of theoretical criminology and the significance of classical statements to contemporary perspectives
  • Strong pedagogical support: Reinforces chapter information to ensure mastery

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