Criminology A Sociological Understanding

ISBN-10: 0135109795

ISBN-13: 9780135109793

Edition: 5th 2012 (Revised)

Authors: Steven E. Barkan

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Taking a sociological perspective, this book offers coverage of criminology and highlights issues of race, ethnicity, gender and social class throughout. This edition includes a new chapter on classical and neoclassical theories, over 160 recent references and unique chapters on political crime and public opinion, crime and the media.
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List price: $123.99
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 1/28/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 592
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.838
Language: English

Understanding Crime And Victimization
Criminology and the Sociological Perspective
Public Opinion, the New Media, and the Crime Problem
The Measurement and Patterning of Criminal Behavior
Victims and Victimization
Explaining Crime
Classical and Neoclassical Perspectives
Biological and Psychological Explanations
Sociological Theories: Emphasis on Social Structure
Sociological Theories: Emphasis on Social Process
Sociological Theories: Critical Perspectives
Criminal Behaviors
Violent Crime: Homicide, Assault, and Robbery
Violence Against Women
Property and Crime Fraud
White-Collar and Organized Crime
Political Crime
Consensual Crime
Controlling And Preventing Crime
Policing; Dilemmas of Crime Control in a Democratic Society
Prosecution and Punishment
Conclusion: How Can We Reduce Crime?
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