Crime and Criminology
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Crime and Criminology

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Crime and Criminology 5E analyses the causes of crime, while exploring the major theories and perspectives that attempt to explain criminal behaviour in our society. The fifth edition of this very popular book provides an accessible and engaging introduction to all the major theories and approaches to crime, including classical theory, biological and psychological positivism, strain theory, labelling, Marxism, feminism, new right, left realism, republicanism and critical theory. It encourages students to debate, compare and question different perspectives and theories of criminology.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 170 x 242 x 18mm | 439.98g
  • Oxford University Press Australia
  • OUP Australia and New Zealand
  • Melbourne, Australia
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • 0195518306
  • 9780195518306
  • 53,459

About Rob White

Rob White is a Professor at the School of Sociology and Social Work, University of Tasmania. Fiona Haines is an Associate Professor in the School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne Nicole Asquith is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Government, University of Tasmania.show more

Table of contents

1. The Study of Crime2. Classical Theory3. Biological and Psychological Positivism4. Strain Theory5. Labelling Perspectives6. Marxist Criminology7. Feminist Perspectives8. New Right Criminology9. Left Realism10. Republican Theory and Restorative Justice11. Critical Criminology12. Conclusionshow more