Criminology

The seventh edition of Criminology provides students with a comprehensive analysis of the major criminological theories. Drawing on a wide range of research in order to consider both sociological and psychological explanations of criminal behaviour, Jones poses the important questions, inviting readers to critically engage with the subject. Les mer
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The seventh edition of Criminology provides students with a comprehensive analysis of the major criminological theories. Drawing on a wide range of research in order to consider both sociological and psychological explanations of criminal behaviour, Jones poses the important questions, inviting readers to critically engage with the subject. Thoroughly referenced and written in a clear and accessible style, this book provides the firm foundation of knowledge
that students need to develop a strong and secure understanding of criminological theory.

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Introduction: Criminology: its origins and research methodsPart I: Crime and Crime Control: Alternative Discourses 1: Crime: definitions and conflicting images 2: The statistics on crime and their meaning 3: The media and 'law and order'Part II: Sociological Explanations of Crime 4: The classical and positivist traditions 5: Crime and the environment 6: Poverty, anomie and strain 7: Subcultural theories 8: Interactionism and phenomenology 9: Conflict, Marxist and radical theories of crime 10: Realist criminology and victims 11: Theories of control 12: Gender and crimePart III: Biological and Psychological Aspects of Crime 13: Biological factors and crime 14: Intelligence, mental disorder and crime 15: Personality theories 16: Violent, aggressive and sexual offences