Criminology Theory

Criminology Theory

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This text covers all major sociological theories of crime. The major points of each theory are summarized in a proposition format and the theories are placed in relation to time and history and their intellectual and social heritage. The book provides a bibliography of major works on each theory with a new research bibliography for each theory. This edition contains a new chapter on major new theoretical developments, including feminist perspectives, and a revised discussion on the direction of theory.
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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 152.4 x 223.52 x 20.32mm | 385.55g
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130302899
  • 9780130302892

Table of contents

The classical school; the positive school; the Chicago school; differential association theory; anomie theory; subculture theories; labelling theory; conflict theory; social control theory; social learning theory; rational, general and gender theories; the future of criminological theory.
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