Canadian Criminology Today: Theories and Applications, Sixth Canadian Edition, 6th edition

  • Rebecca Volk

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Canadian Criminology Today offers a clear, contemporary, and comprehensive introduction to criminology that encourages students to think critically about the causes of crime and the outcomes of crime-prevention strategies. Throughout the text, Schmalleger and Volk use plentiful examples and current case studies to present the consequences of criminological theory for social policy and the practical issues associated with crime control.  

Table of contents

1: What Is Criminology?

2: Crime Statistics

3: Patterns of Crime

4: Victimology: The Study of the Victim

5: Classical and Neo-Classical Thought

6: Biological Roots of Criminal Behaviour

7: Psychological and Psychiatric Foundations of Criminal Behaviour

8: The Meaning of Crime: Social Structure Perspective

9: The Meaning of Crime: Social Process Perspective

10: The Meaning of Crime: Social Conflict Perspective

11: Criminology and Social Policy

12: Future Directions and Emerging Trends

Published by Pearson Canada (March 13th 2017) - Copyright © 2018