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Piquero, Alex R.

The Handbook of Criminological Theory

Piquero, Alex R. - The Handbook of Criminological Theory, ebook

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An indispensable resource for all levels, this handbook provides up-to-date, in-depth summaries of the most important theories in criminology.

  • Provides original, cutting-edge, and in-depth summaries of the most important theories in criminology
  • Covers the origins and assumptions behind each theory, explores current debates and research, points out knowledge gaps, and offers directions for future research
  • Encompasses theory, research, policy, and practice, with recommendations for further reading at the end of each essay
  • Features discussions of broad issues and topics related to the field, such as the correlates of crime, testing theory, policy, and prediction
  • Clearly and accessibly written by leading scholars in the field as well as up-and-coming scholars

Keywords: Criminology, crime theories, crime theory, correlates of crime, deterrence, social disorganization, environmental criminology, differential association, labeling, biosocial theory, crime prediction, prevention, criminal justice, deterrence, social disorganization, routine activities, control theory, strain theory, differential association, social learning, cultural transmission, labeling theory, integrated theory

Author(s)
Editor
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Wiley Handbooks in Criminology and Criminal Justice
Page amount
560 pages
Category
Upbringing, Education
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118512326
Printed ISBN
9781118512388

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