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    Description'For any criminologist looking to make sense of recent developments in the field, this is the go-to book. In essays by leading specialists, it provides the latest updates on traditional theories whilst charting new directions. It also offers intepretive frameworks for criminology's current flux and fragmentation and closely examines relationships among theory, policy, and criminal justice practice. Invaluable and indispensible!' - Nicole Rafter, Professor, Northeastern University The SAGE Handbook of Criminological Theory re-centres theory in the boldest, most thought-provoking form possible within the criminological enterprise. Written by a team of internationally respected specialists, it provides readers with a clear overview of criminological theory, enabling them to reflect critically upon the variety of theoretical positions - traditional, emergent and desirable - that are constitutive of the discipline at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Each chapter has been specially commissioned to include the following: " A brief historical overview of the theoretical perspective " Core ideas and key associated concepts " A critical review of the contemporary status of the perspective " Reflections on future developments In addition the Handbook features a substantive introduction by the editors, providing a review of the development of criminological theory, the state of contemporary criminological theory and emergent issues and debates. The SAGE Handbook of Criminological Theory is an indispensable international resource for libraries and scholars of all levels studying the rapidly developing, interdisciplinary field of criminology.

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    The Sage Handbook of Criminological Theory
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Tim Newburn, Edited by Eugene McLaughlin
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 552
    Width: 180 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 42 mm
    Weight: 1,120 g
    ISBN 13: 9781412920384
    ISBN 10: 1412920388

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    LC classification: HV6025 .S25 2010
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    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Sage Publications Ltd
    Imprint name
    Sage Publications Ltd
    Publication date
    05 August 2010
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    Author Information
    Eugene McLaughlin is Professor of Criminology at City University and is one of the UK's foremost authorities in the study of policing. Tim Newburn is Professor of Criminology and Social Policy, and Head of Department of Social Policy at the London School of Economics. He is the author or editor of 35 books, the most recent of which are The Sage Handbook of Criminological Theory (edited with Eugene McLaughlin, 2010) and The Eternal Recurrence of Crime and Control (edited with David Downes and Dick Hobbs, Clarendon Press, 2010). Tim was previously the editor of the journal Policy Studies, and was the founding editor of the Sage journal Criminology and Criminal Justice. He is a former Director of the Mannheim Centre for Criminology at the LSE and a past President of the British Society of Criminology. Tim's primary research interests have been in crime and criminal justice policy, the sociology and governance of policing and security, disadvantaged and disaffected young people, youth crime and youth justice, drugs and alcohol, and comparative criminal justice policy-making and policy transfer. He has recently been involved in a study of the August 2011 English riots. An innovative project which aimed to undertake high quality social research at a speed and in a way that maximised opportunities for influencing public debate, Reading the Riots was run jointly with The Guardian, and its initial results were published in their entirety in the newspaper. Currently, together with Professors David Downes and Paul Rock, Tim is currently engaged in researching and writing of an Official History of Post-war Criminal Justice.
    Table of contents
    Introduction - Eugene McLaughlin and Tim Newburn PART ONE: CONTEMPORARY CRIMINOLOGICAL THEORY Genetics and Crime - Laura A Baker, Catherine Tuvblad and Adrian Raine Individual Differences and Offending - Darrick Jolliffe and David P Farrington Social Learning Theory - Ronald L Akers and Gary F Jensen Process and Structure in Criminal and Deviant Behavior Street Collectives and Group Delinquency - Simon Hallsworth and Tara Young Social Disorganization, Subcultures and beyond Strain Theories - Robert Agnew and Timothy Brezina Control Theories - Ray Paternoster and Ronet Bachman Labelling, Social Reaction and Social Constructionism - John Muncie Critical Criminology - Eugene McLaughlin Integrative Criminology - Gregg Barak Realist Criminology Revisited - Roger Matthews Routine Activities - Sharon Chamard Feminist Perspectives in Criminology: A Review with Gen Y in Mind - Kathleen Daly PART TWO: NEW DIRECTIONS Life-Course and Developmental Theories in Criminology - David P Farrington Crime Science - Ronald V Clarke Psychosocial Criminology - Tony Jefferson Cultural Criminology - Jeff Ferrell The Loose Can[n]on Governmental Criminology - Pat O'Malley New Institutionalism in Criminology - Susanne Karstedt Approaches, Theories and Themes Defiance, Compliance and Consilience - Lawrence W Sherman A General Theory of Criminology A Vision of Race, Crime and Justice through the Lens of Critical Race Theory - Lee E Ross A Green Criminology Perspective - Rob White Global Criminology - Katja Franko Aas Penology - Michael Cavadino Approaches to Victims and Victimization - Paul Rock News Media Criminology - Chris Greer