Criminological Thought

Criminological Thought : Pioneers Past and Present

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For courses in Criminological Theory.



Offering an extensive look into the lives and times of fifteen notable crime theorists, Criminological Thought: Pioneers Past and Present examines the people who have helped shape the discipline. Using a dual table of contents, theorists are organized chronologically and by schools of thought. Each chapter highlights one thinker and includes a biographical sketch, basic assumptions, and key ideas from that individual. Critiques of each theory and a bibliography of sources is also included.
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  • Hardback | 384 pages
  • 175.26 x 231.14 x 17.78mm | 544.31g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0131190466
  • 9780131190467

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Criminological Thought: Pioneers Past and Present explores criminological theory by introducing readers to fifteen leading historical and contemporary crime theorists. Each chapter of the text highlights one thinker, and features a biographical sketch, an overview of his basic assumptions, and an explanation of his key ideas. Critiques of each theory and a bibliography of primary and other sources are also included in each chapter.



Featured criminological pioneers include:



Cesare Beccaria

Cesare Lombroso

David Emile Durkheim

Sigmund Freud

Robert Ezra Park

William Herbert Sheldon

Edwin Hardin Sutherland

Walter Cade Reckless

Robert King Merton

Albert Kircidel Cohen

Lloyd Ohlin

Gresham M'Cready Sykes

Erving Goffman

Howard Becker

Earl Richard Quinney
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Table of contents

I Classicalism
Cesare Beccaria
Biographical Sketch
Basic Assumptions
Key Ideas
Critique
References
Bibliography
II Positivism
A Biological
Cesare Lombroso
Biographical Sketch
Basic Assumptions
Key Ideas
Critique
References
Bibliography
William Herbert Sheldon
Biographical Sketch
Basic Assumptions
Key Ideas
Critique
References and Bibliography
B Psychological
Sigmund Freud
Biographical Sketch
Basic Assumtions
Key Ideas
Critique
References and Bibliography
C Ecology
Robert Ezra Park
Biographical Sketch
Basic Assumptions
Key Ideas
Critique
References
Bibliography
D Social Learning
Edwin Hardin Sutherland
Biographical Sketch
Basic Assumptions
Key Ideas
Critique
References
Bibliography
E Strain/Sub-Cultural
David Emile Durkheim
Biographical Sketch
Basic Assumptions
Key Ideas
Critique
References and Bibliography
Robert K Merton
Biographical Sketch
Basic Assumtpions
Key Ideas
Critique
References
Bibliography
Albert Kircidel Cohen
Biographical Sketch
Basic Assumptions
Key Ideas
Critique
References and Bibliography
Lloyd Ohlin
Biographical Sketch
Basic Assumptions
Key Ideas
Critique
References
Bibliography
F Control
Walter Cade Reckless
Biographical Sketch
Basic Assumptions
Key Ideas
Critique
References
Bibliography
Gresham M'Cready Sykes
Biographical Sketch
Basic Assumptions
Key Ideas
Critique
References
Bibliography
III Social Interaction/Conflict
A Erving Goffman
Biographical Sketch
Basic Assumptions
Key Ideas
Critique
References
Bibliography
B Howard Saul Becker
Biographical Sketch
Basic Assumptions
Key Ideas
Critique
References
Bibliography
C Earl Richard Quinney
Biographical Sketch
Basic Assumptions
Key Ideas
Critique
References
Bibliography
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