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Criminological Theory A Brief Introduction

ISBN-10: 0135071518

ISBN-13: 9780135071519

Edition: 3rd 2011

Authors: J. Mitchell Miller, Christopher J. Schreck, Richard Tewksbury

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For courses in criminology and criminological theory.Criminological Theory: A Brief Introduction, Third Edition, offers an accessible discussion of the major theories of crime, delinquency, social deviance, and social control with an objective and neutral approach. The text provides students with an understanding of not only what the central tenets are of criminological theories but also focuses on providing real-life examples and implications for criminal justice policy and practice.
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Book details

List price: $76.60
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 3/10/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

J. Mitchell Miller (Ph.D., University of Tennessee, 1996) is a Professor at the University of Texas at San Antonio, where he serves as Chair of the Department of Criminal Justice.nbsp; He has also served two years (2000-2002) as a Visiting Professor at Moscow International University in Russia and as Director the Graduate Studies Program in Drugs and Addictions at the University of South Carolina (2002-2006).nbsp; He was Editor-in-Chief of the 3-volume Encyclopedia of Criminology (Taylor & Francis, 2005) and has authored or co-authorednbsp;five textbooks andnbsp;one monograph andnbsp;46 articles and book chapters.nbsp; He hasnbsp;alsonbsp;served as Editor ofnbsp;two journals ( Journal of Crime & Justice , 1999-2002; Journal of Criminal Justice Education , 2005-2009). The National Criminal Justice Honor Society named him National Advisor of the Year in 2002, and he is actively involved in both national and regional criminology and criminal justice associations (ASC, ACJS, ASA, etc.).