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Introduction to Criminology Why Do They Do It?

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ISBN-10: 1506347568

ISBN-13: 9781506347561

Edition: 2nd 2018

Authors: Pamela J. Schram, Stephen G. Tibbetts

List price: $100.00
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Introduction to Criminology, second edition offers a contemporary and integrated discussion of the key theories that help us understand crime in the 21st century. With a focus on why offenders commit crimes, authors Pamela Schram and Stephen Tibbetts skillfully engage students as they help them explore the fundamentals of criminology thorough real-world cases and examples. To better align with how instructors actually teach this course, coverage of crime typologies have been integrated in with the theory chapters. Unlike the others on the market, Introduction to Criminology discusses issues of diversity in each chapter. Transnational comparisons regarding crime rates and the way other…    
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Book details

List price: $100.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/17/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 616
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.014
Language: English

Pamela Schram has published on such topics as female offenders, especially those women involved in violent offenses as well women in prison. Her research interests also include examining treatment effects on gang and non-gang members. She is currently focusing on issues pertaining to elderly prisoners. Dr. Schram has been involved in various research projects that have primarily focused on evaluating treatment effectiveness such as juvenile diversion options and programs for at-risk youths. She has published three books, four book chapters, and over 20 scholarly papers. Dr. Schram received her Ph.D. from Michigan State University. She is currently the Associate Dean of the College of Social…    

Stephen G. Tibbetts, currently a Professor at California State University, San Bernardino,nbsp; has been pursuing an understanding of criminal offending for over the past two decades. He has attempted to discover the extent to which individuals' inherent dispositions and attitudinal traits contribute to their offending decisions, especially in relation to other factors, such as demographic, developmental, and situational factors. Dr. Tibbetts' research has included work on the differences between men and women in their decisions to commit deviant behavior, as well as their perceptions of risk and consequences of getting caught. His additional research interests include the effects of…