The SAGE Handbook of Criminological Theory

Written By Eugene McLaughlin
The SAGE Handbook of Criminological Theory
  • Publsiher : SAGE
  • Release : 06 July 2010
  • ISBN : 1446248364
  • Pages : 552 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The SAGE Handbook of Criminological Theory written by Eugene McLaughlin which was release on 06 July 2010, this book published by SAGE. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: '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.

The SAGE Handbook of Criminological Theory

The SAGE Handbook of Criminological Theory
  • Author : Eugene McLaughlin,Tim Newburn
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2010-07-06
  • Total pages : 552
  • ISBN : 1446248364
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Summary : '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 ...

Criminological Theory

Criminological Theory
  • Author : Marilyn D. McShane,Franklin P. Williams
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Total pages : 406
  • ISBN : 1446248364
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Summary : First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

The Handbook of Criminological Theory

The Handbook of Criminological Theory
  • Author : Alex R. Piquero
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-11-02
  • Total pages : 560
  • ISBN : 1446248364
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Summary : 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 ...

Criminological Theory in Context

Criminological Theory in Context
  • Author : John Martyn Chamberlain
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2015-01-19
  • Total pages : 232
  • ISBN : 1446248364
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Summary : This book provides a lively, concise and definitive introduction to the study of the causes of crime. Authoritative yet accessible, it offers a guide to the historical development of criminology as an academic discipline and in doing so: presents an overview of a range of different theories of crime, including ...

Criminological Theory

Criminological Theory
  • Author : J. Robert Lilly,Francis T. Cullen,Richard A. Ball
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2018-10-17
  • Total pages : 592
  • ISBN : 1446248364
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Summary : "The best organized and most comprehensive theory textbook to use for both graduate and undergraduate students. It provides historical context to the theories, and the authors make it easier for students to relate theory to reality." —Mirlinda Ndrecka, Ph.D., University of New Haven Updated Edition of a Best-Seller! Offering ...

Taking Stock

Taking Stock
  • Author : Francis T. Cullen
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-07-05
  • Total pages : 468
  • ISBN : 1446248364
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Summary : Criminology is in a period of much theoretical ferment. Older theories have been revitalized, and newer theories have been set forth. Th e very richness of our thinking about crime, however, leads to questions about the relative merits of these competin paradigms. Accordingly, in this volume advocates of prominent theories ...

Criminological Theory

Criminological Theory
  • Author : George E. Higgins,Catherine D. Marcum
  • Publisher : Wolters Kluwer
  • Release Date : 2015-11-17
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 1446248364
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Summary : Criminological Theory provides easy access to criminological theory through simplicity in writing, drawing the theories, and providing summary statements of the theory. The purpose of this book is to bring criminological theory to non-abstract thinker by presenting the theories in a manner that is easy to understand written in everyday ...

An Introduction to Criminological Theory

An Introduction to Criminological Theory
  • Author : Roger Hopkins Burke
  • Publisher : Willan Pub
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 300
  • ISBN : 1446248364
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Summary : This second edition of An Introduction to Criminological Theory comprises a substantially revised and expanded, comprehensive and up-to-date introduction to criminological theory worldwide. Each chapter has been revised to take account of recent theoretical developments; the enduring validity of established theories has been explored through application to crucial contemporary criminological ...

Encyclopedia of Criminological Theory

Encyclopedia of Criminological Theory
  • Author : Francis T. Cullen,Pamela Wilcox
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2010-09-23
  • Total pages : 1176
  • ISBN : 1446248364
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Summary : 'Consistently excellent.... The level and coverage of the content make this an invaluable reference for students studying criminology or taking criminal psychology modules at degree level and beyond' - Adam Tocock, Reference Reviews In discussing a criminology topic, lecturers and course textbooks often toss out names of theorists or make ...

Criminological Theory

Criminological Theory
  • Author : J. Mitchell Miller,Christopher J. Schreck,Richard A. Tewksbury
  • Publisher : Pearson College Division
  • Release Date : 2010-03
  • Total pages : 238
  • ISBN : 1446248364
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Summary : Criminological Theory: A Brief Introduction, Third Edition, offers an accessible discussion of the major theories of crime, delinquency, social deviance, and social control with an objective and neutral approach. The text provides students with an understanding of not only what the central tenets are of criminological theories but also focuses ...

Criminological Theories

Criminological Theories
  • Author : Ronald L. Akers
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-07-04
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 1446248364
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Summary : In Criminological Theories, the noted criminologist Ronald Akers provides thorough description, discussion, and appraisal of the leading theories of crime/delinquent behavior and law/criminal justice - the origin and history of each theory and its contemporary developments and adherents. Akers offers a clear explanation of each theory (the central ...

Criminological Theory

Criminological Theory
  • Author : Stephen G. Tibbetts,Craig Hemmens
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2009-10-15
  • Total pages : 789
  • ISBN : 1446248364
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Summary : This book provides the best of both worlds-- authored text sections with carefully selected accompanying readings covering criminological theory from past to present and beyond. The articles, from leading journals in criminology and criminal justice, reflect both classic studies and state-of-the-art research. Key Features " Begins with an introductory chapter that ...

The Oxford Handbook of Criminological Theory

The  Oxford  Handbook of Criminological Theory
  • Author : Pamela Wilcox
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-12-01
  • Total pages : 768
  • ISBN : 1446248364
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Summary : Criminological theory texts typically follow a conventional format. Diverse writings are neatly packaged into schools of thought, which are given clear labels and conveyed a chapter at a time, with topics like control theory in one chapter and strain theory in another. The Oxford Handbook of Criminological Theory takes a ...

Advances in Criminological Theory Volume 1

Advances in Criminological Theory  Volume 1
  • Author : William S. Laufer,Freda Adler
  • Publisher : Transaction Publishers
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1446248364
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Summary : Titles: v.3 Facts, frameworks, and forecasts ; v.4 New directions in criminological theory....

Criminological Theory

Criminological Theory
  • Author : Stephen G. Tibbetts
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2018-01-12
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 1446248364
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Summary : Criminological Theory: The Essentials, Third Edition offers you a brief yet comprehensive overview of classic and contemporary criminologists and their theories. Putting criminological theory in context, acclaimed author Stephen G. Tibbetts examines policy implications brought about by theoretical perspectives to demonstrate to you the practical application of theories to contemporary ...