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Criminological Theory
The Essentials

Fourth Edition


March 2022 | 344 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Criminological Theory: The Essentials, Fourth Edition offers students a brief yet comprehensive overview of classic and contemporary criminologists and their theories. Putting criminological theory in context, acclaimed authors Stephen G. Tibbetts and Alex R. Piquero examine policy implications brought about by theoretical perspectives to demonstrate to students the practical application of theories to contemporary social problems. The new edition has been thoroughly updated with the latest theoretical extensions and empirical research and  links have been made to specific theories and recent events, including the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis as well as the coronavirus pandemic.
 
Chapter 1. Introduction to the Book: An Overview of Issues in Criminological Theory
 
Chapter 2. Preclassical and Classical Theories of Crime
 
Chapter 3. Modern Applications of the Classical Perspective: Deterrence, Rational Choice, and Routine Activities or Lifestyle Theories of Crime
 
Chapter 4. Early Positive School Perspectives of Criminality
 
Chapter 5. Modern Biosocial Perspectives of Criminal Behavior
 
Chapter 6. Early Social Structure and Strain Theories of Crime
 
Chapter 7. The Chicago School and Cultural and Subcultural Theories of Crime
 
Chapter 8. Social Process and Learning Theories of Crime
 
Chapter 9. Social Reaction and Critical Models of Crime
 
Chapter 10. Feminist Models of Crime
 
Chapter 11. Life-Course Perspectives of Criminality
 
Chapter 12. Integrated Theoretical Models and New Perspectives of Crime

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