Criminological Theory: Past to Present: Essential Readings

ISBN-13: 9780199301119

ISBN-10: 0199301115

Author: Francis T. Cullen, Robert Agnew, Pamela Wilcox

Edition: 5

Publication date:
2013
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Format:
Paperback 688 pages
 
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Acknowledged author Francis T. Cullen wrote Criminological Theory: Past to Present: Essential Readings comprising 688 pages back in 2013. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0199301115 and 9780199301119. Since then Criminological Theory: Past to Present: Essential Readings textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.


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Criminological Theory: Past to Present--Essential Readings is a comprehensive reader that exposes students to both classic and contemporary theories of crime. Editors Francis T. Cullen, Robert Agnew, and Pamela Wilcox provide accessible yet detailed introductions, preparing students for what they are about to read and placing each selection in context. The fifth edition includes a new Part XIV, entitled "Paying Attention to Race: Theoretical Developments," and new readings covering biology and crime, defensible space, decision-making by criminals, environmental corrections, and the relationship between race, racism, and crime.