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Engaged Criminology

Engaged Criminology
An Introduction

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Criminology (General)

November 2022 | 472 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

Engaged Criminology: An Introduction invites students to learn and think like a criminologist through its applied learning approach. Author Rena C. Zito adopts a conversational tone, prompting students to interrogate inequalities, consider unintended consequences, and envision solutions, all while highlighting the role of systemic inequalities as predictors and outcomes of criminal conduct and punishment. Real-world examples and hands-on activities get students doing criminology rather than just retaining definitions, as well as fostering critical interaction with the most central ideas in contemporary criminology.

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Chapter 1 What is Criminology?
Chapter 2 Researching Crime
Chapter 3 Common Crime Typologies: Violent, Property, and Public-Order Crimes
Chapter 4 White-Collar Crime, Organized Crime, Cybercrime, Hate Crime, and Terrorism
Chapter 5 Patterns in Crime
Chapter 6 Origins of Criminology
Chapter 7 Contemporary Schools of Thought
Chapter 8 Control Perspectives
Chapter 9 Learning and Subcultural Perspectives
Chapter 10 Strain Perspectives
Chapter 11 Labeling and Defiance
Chapter 12 What is Victimology?
Chapter 13 Theories of Punishment
Chapter 14 Place-Based Approaches to Preventing Crime


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