Criminology Today: An Integrative Introduction, 10th edition
Published by Pearson (July 1st 2020) - Copyright © 2021
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Table of contents
PART I: CRIME AND CRIMINOLOGY
1. What Is Criminology — Understanding Crime and Criminals
2. Where Do Theories Come From? — From Idea to Evidence
PART II: CRIME CAUSATION
3. Classical and Neoclassical Thought — Choice or Consequences
4. Early Biological Perspectives on Criminal Behavior — It’s What We Are
5. Biosocial and Other Contemporary Perspectives — Interaction Is Key
6. Psychological and Psychiatric Foundations of Criminal Behavior — It’s How We Think
PART III: CRIME CAUSATION REVISITED
7. Social Structure Theories — It’s Where and How We Live
8. Theories of Social Process and Social Development — It’s What We Learn
9. Social Conflict Theories — It’s How We Relate
PART IV: THE CRIME PICTURE
10. Criminal Victimization — It’s Personal
11. Crimes against Persons — It’s What We Fear
12. Crimes against Property — It’s What We Lose
13. White-Collar and Organized Crime — Crime as a Job
14. Drug and Sex Crimes — Recreational Offenses
15. Technology and Crime — It’s a Double-Edged Sword
16. Globalization and Terrorism — Our Small World
EPILOGUE: Future Directions — It’s What’s to Come
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