Criminology and the Criminal Justice System

ISBN-10: 0073124478

ISBN-13: 9780073124476

Edition: 6th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Freda Adler, Gerhard O. W. Mueller, William S. Laufer

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Intended for courses in criminology, this title is available in two versions - with coverage of the criminal justice system for schools that retain the traditional criminology course, and without the coverage for schools that offer a separate introductory course in criminal justice.
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List price: $231.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 7/21/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 704
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.684
Language: English

Dr. Freda Adler is a Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University, School of Criminal Justice. She has served as the President of the American Society of Criminology and as a criminology advisor to the United Nations, as well as federal, state, and foreign governments. She is on the Board of Directors of The Police Foundation and is Chair of its Research Committee.

Dr. Gerhard O. W. Mueller is Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University, School of Criminal Justice. Between 1974 and 1982, he served as Chief of the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Branch. As such, he was responsible for all of the United Nations¿ programs dealing with problems of crime and justice worldwide. He has been a faculty member of universities and colleges across the country and around the world.

Dr. William S. Laufer is Associate Professor of Legal Studies at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. Teaching since 1987, his subjects include criminological theory, corporate and white collar crime, and business ethics. Dr. Laufer’s research has appeared in a wide range of journals.

Understanding Criminology
The Changing Boundaries of Criminology
Counting Crime and Measuring Criminal Behavior
Schools of Thought throughout History
Explanations Of Crime And Criminal Behavior
Psychological and Biological Perspectives
Strain and Cultural Deviance Theories
The Formation of Subcultures
Social Control Theory
Labeling, Conflict, and Radical Theories
Environmental Theory
Types Of Crimes
Violent Crimes
Crimes against Property
White-Collar and Corporate Crime
Public Order Crimes
International and Comparative Criminology
A Criminological Approach To The Criminal Justice System
Processes and Decisions
Enforcing the Law: Practice and Research
The Nature and Functioning of Courts
A Research Focus on Corrections
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