- 0199218099 (pbk.)
- 9780199218097 (pbk.)
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- Previous ed.: 2006.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- INTRODUCTION: Criminology: its origins and research methods; PART 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 crime; PART 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
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