Of Crime and Criminality The Use of Theory in Everyday Life

ISBN-10: 0761986383
ISBN-13: 9780761986386
Edition: 2000
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Description: Contributors to this volume address traditional and innovative approaches to crime theory. They cover diverse topics such as women, race, hegemony, community, schools and juveniles and drug abuse.

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List price: $92.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/15/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Contributors to this volume address traditional and innovative approaches to crime theory. They cover diverse topics such as women, race, hegemony, community, schools and juveniles and drug abuse.

Sally S. Simpson is Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Maryland, College Park. Her research interests include corporate crime, criminological theory, and the intersection between gender, race, class, and crime. Simpson is a Fellow of the American Society of Criminology and,in 2008, was named Distinguished Scholar by the Division on Women and Crime, American Society of Criminology. Simpson has served as President of the Association of Doctoral Programs in Criminology and Criminal Justice. She is former Chair of the Crime, Law, and Deviance Section of the American Sociological Association and past President of the White-Collar Crime Research Consortium. Recipient of the Herbert Bloch Award from the American Society of Criminology, in 2010 Simpson was named Woman of the Year by the President's Commission on Women's Issues at the Unviersity of Maryland.

Robert Agnew is Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Sociology at Emory University and President Elect of the American Society of Criminology. He is also the author of many books, including Criminological Theory: Past to Present; Pressured into Crime: An Overview of General Stain Theory; and Why Do Criminals Offend? A General Theory of Crime and Delinquency.

Prelude
Introductory Chapter
Criminology, Criminologists, and Criminological Theory
Accounting For Gender, Race And Class Differences In Criminality And Crime Control
Differential Association Theory and Female Crime
Feminist Theories of Women's Crime
Robbery as a Case Study
Racial Hoaxes
Applied Critical Race Theory
The War on Crime as Hegemonic Strategy
A Neo-Marxian Theory of New Punitiveness in U.S. Criminal Justice Policy
Traditional Criminological Theory Updated
The Systematic Theory of Neighborhood Crime Rates
Strain Theory and School Crime
The Dramatization of Evil
Reacting to Juvenile Delinquency During the 1990's
New Directions In Theory - New Ideas - Application, And Issues
The Social Control of Corporate Criminals
Shame and Informal Sanction Threats
Whither the Beast?
The Role of Emotions as a Rational Choice Theory of Crime
Understanding Illicit Drug Use
Lessons from Developmental Theory
The Routine Activity Approach as a General Crime Theory

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