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Criminological Theory Context and Consequences

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ISBN-10: 1506387306

ISBN-13: 9781506387307

Edition: 7th 2019

Authors: J. Robert Lilly, Francis T. Cullen, Richard A. Ball

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Offering a rich introduction to how scholars analyze crime, Criminological Theory: Context and Consequences moves readers beyond a commonsense knowledge of crime to a deeper understanding of the importance of theory in shaping crime control policies. The Seventh Editionof the authors' clear, accessible, and thoroughly revised book covers traditional and contemporary theory within a larger sociological and historical context. It includes new sources that assess the empirical status of the major theories, as well as updated coverage of crime control policies and their connection to criminological theory. Features and Benefits: Diverse coverage of major criminological theories includes…    
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Book details

List price: $96.00
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/29/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.266
Language: English

Cheryl Lero Jonson is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice at Northern Kentucky University. She received a Ph.D. (2010) in criminal justice from the University of Cincinnati. She is co-editor of The Origins of American Criminology. Her published work has appeared in Criminology and Public Policy, Crime and Justice: A Review of Research, and Victims and Offenders. Her current research interests include the impact of prison on recidivism, sources of inmate violence, the use of meta-analysis to organize criminological knowledge, early intervention and crime prevention, and work-family conflict among law enforcement officials.Francis T. Cullen is…    

Richard A. Ball is Professor of Administration of Justice at Penn State--Fayette and former Program Head for Administration of Justice for the 12-campus Commonwealth College of Penn State. He is former Chair of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at West Virginia University, and received his doctorate from Ohio State University in 1965. He has authored several monographs on community power structure and correctional issues and co-edited a monograph and a book on white-collar crime. He has authored or coauthored approximately 100 articles and book chapters, including articles in the American Journal of Corrections, American Sociological Review, The American Sociologist, British…