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Criminology A Sociological Understanding

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ISBN-10: 0133458997

ISBN-13: 9780133458992

Edition: 6th 2015

Authors: Steve E. Barkan

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Taking a sociological perspective, this book offers award-winning coverage of criminology and highlights issues of race, ethnicity, gender and social class throughout. Criminology: A Sociological Understanding, 6e, provides a sociological perspective on crime and criminal justice by treating social structure and social inequality as central themes in the study of crime—and major factors in society's treatment of criminals. It gives explicit attention to key sociological concepts such as poverty, gender, race, and ethnicity, and demonstrates their influence on crime. Moving beyond simple “get tough” approaches, the book emphasizes the need to understand social causes of criminal behavior…    
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Book details

List price: $190.80
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 2/28/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English