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Taking Sides Clashing Views in Crime and Criminology

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ISBN-10: 0073397210

ISBN-13: 9780073397214

Edition: 8th 2008

Authors: Thomas J. Hickey

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This Eighth Edition of TAKING SIDES: CLASHING VIEWS IN CRIME AND CRIMINOLOGY presents current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Each issue is thoughtfully framed with an issue summary, an issue introduction, and a postscript. An instructor’s manual with testing material is available for each volume. USING TAKING SIDES IN THE CLASSROOM is also an excellent instructor resource with practical suggestions on incorporating this effective approach in the classroom. Each TAKING SIDES reader features an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites and is supported by our student website,…    
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Book details

List price: $36.25
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 8/28/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Preliminary Contents Unit 1 Definitions and Explanations of Crime 700064 Issue 1. Is Crime Beneficial to Society? YES: 25884 Emile Durkheim, translated by Sarah A. Solovay and John H. Mueller. Edited by George E.G. Catlin, from "Rules of Sociological Method," Free Press (1938) NO: 14320 Daniel Patrick Moynihan, from "Defining Deviancy Down," The American Scholar (Winter 1993) Classic sociologist Emile Durkheim (1858-1917) theorizes that crime reaffirms moral boundaries and helps bring about needed social changes. Former U.S. Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D-New York) argues that modern crime has gone way beyond the point of being functional. 700065 Issue 2. Is Criminal Behavior…