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.
- Paperback | 240 pages
- 152.4 x 223.52 x 20.32mm | 385.55g
- 01 Feb 1994
- Pearson Education Limited
- Harlow, United Kingdom
- 2nd edition
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.