Crime and Criminology

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. Highlights of this edition: Incorporates discussion of new trends in criminological theory New 'From Theory to Practice' feature offers readers an opportunity to see theory in action, and evaluate the ways in which these theories are employed by criminologists in their analysis of contemporary criminological issues. Comprehensively revised and updated throughout

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  • 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
  • 44,171

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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.

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