Criminological Theory (eBook)
Context And Consequences
de Francis T. Cullen, J. Robert Lilly e Richard A. Ball
Sobre o livro
Offering a rich introduction to how scholars analyze crime,Criminological Theory: Context and Consequences moves readers beyond a commonsense knowledge of crime to a deeper understanding of the importance of theory in shaping crime control policies. TheSeventh Edition of the authors’ clear, accessible, and thoroughly revised book covers traditional and contemporary theory within a larger sociological and historical context. It includes new sources that assess the empirical status of the major theories, as well as updated coverage of crime control policies and their connection to criminological theory.
Features and Benefits:
- Diverse coverage of major criminological theories includes perspectives ranging from biosocial theories to cultural criminology.
- The development of theories is covered within a broader sociological and historical context.
- The authors explore policy implications and applications.
- Chapter-opening photos of key theorists inform the discussions that follow.
- A unique chapter on white collar crime is indicative of the comprehensive theory coverage offered in this book.
NEW TO THIS EDITION:
- Discussions of new theoretical developments now include subterranean values and delinquency, low self-control and victimization, procedural justice theory, place management, the social development model, and the feared self theory of desistance.
- The inclusion of more than 400 new sources that assess developments within, and the empirical status of, the major theories
- Important changes in the contemporary social context in the United States and in Europe are examined, including The Great Recession, law and order issues under the Trump administration, and the impact of big data and surveillance.
- Updated coverage of crime control policies and their connection to criminological theory can be found throughout the book