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Criminological Theory Readings and Retrospectives

ISBN-10: 0073380016

ISBN-13: 9780073380018

Edition: 2010

Authors: Heith Copes, Volkan Topalli

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Criminological Theory: Readings and Retrospectivesoffers a comprehensive collection of classical theoretical pieces in criminology combined with original Contemporary Retrospective essays on each theory. The Contemporary Retrospective essays were written exclusively for this book by some of the best established and up-and-coming criminologists today. This combination of classic articles and contemporary essays provides the reader with a solid foundation for understanding classic criminological theories while providing insight on how they have evolved over time.
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List price: $127.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 9/22/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 7.25" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Classical and Neoclassical Theories
Rational Choice Theories
An Essay on Crimes and Punishments
Modeling Offenders' Decisions: A Framework for Research and Policy
Contemporary Retrospective on Rational Choice Theories
Classical and Rational Choice Perspectives
Routine Activity Theory
Social Change and Crime Rate Trends: A Routine Activity Approach
Contemporary Retrospective on Routine Activity Theory
Routine Activity Theory: An Assessment of a Classical Theory
Biosocial Theories
Criminal Man-Gina Lombroso-Ferrero
Crime and Human Nature
Contemporary Retrospective on Biological Theories
Contemporary Perspectives on Biological and Biosocial Theories of Crime
Social Disorganization Theory
Juvenile Delinquency and Urban Areas
Neighborhoods and Violent Crime: A Multilevel Study of Collective Efficacy
Contemporary Retrospective on Social Disorganization Theory
Social Disorganization Theory
Anomie and Strain Theories
Anomie Theories
Social Structure and Anomie
Delinquency and Opportunity: A Theory of Delinquent Gangs
The Present and Future of Institutional - Anomie Theory
Contemporary Retrospective on Anomie Theories
Anomie in Perspective
General Strain Theory
Foundations for a General Strain Theory of Crime and Delinquency
Contemporary Retrospective on General Strain Theory
The Status of General Strain Theory
Subcultural Theories
Delinquent Boys: The Culture of the Gang
Lower Class Culture as a Generating Milieu of Gang Delinquency
The Subculture of Violence: Towards an Integrated Theory in Criminology
The Code of the Streets
Contemporary Retrospective on Subcultural Theories
Examining the Logic of Subcultural Models
Differential Association, Social Learning, and Neutralization Theories
Differential Association
A Differential Association-Reinforcement Theory of Criminal Behavior
Techniques of Naturalization: A Theory of Delinquency
Contemporary Retrospective on Differential Association and Social Learning Theories
Learning Theory: From Seminal Statements to Hybridization
Control Theories
Social Control Theories
Self Concept as an Insulator Against Delinquency
A Control Theory of Delinquency
Crime in the Making: Pathways and Turning Points through Life
Contemporary Retrospective on Social Control Theories
Introduction to Social Control Theories of Crime
Self-Control Theory
A General Theory of Crime
Contemporary Retrospective on Self-Control Theory
Overview of Self-Control Theory
Pure Sociology
Crime as Social Control
Contemporary Retrospective on Pure Sociology
Twenty-Five Years of "Crime as Social Control"
Interactionist Theories
Labeling Theories
Crime and the Community
Social Pathology
Crime, Shame and Reintegration
Contemporary Retrospective on Labeling Theories
Labeling and Secondary Deviance
Symbolic Interactionist and Phenomenological Theories
Seductions of Crime: Moral and Sensual Attractions in Doing Evil
Violent Criminal Acts and Actors Revisited
Contemporary Retrospective on Symbolic Interactionist and Phenomenological Theories
The Embeddedness of Symbolic Interactionism in Criminology
Critical Theories
Conflict and Radical Theories
Criminality and Economic Conditions
Culture Conflict and Crime
Class, State, and Crime: On the Theory and Practice of Criminal Justice
Contemporary Retrospective on Conflict and Radical Theories
Conflict Criminology: Developments, Directions and Destinations Past and Present
Feminist Theories
Sisters in Crime: The Rise of the New Female Offender
Doing Feminist Criminology
Gender and Crime: Toward a Gendered Theory of Female Offending
Contemporary Retrospective on Feminist Theories
Looking Back, Looking Ahead: Assessing Contemporary Feminist Criminology
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