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This best-selling text provides a comprehensive analysis of criminological theory, crime typologies, and the criminal justice system. Renowned for its unbiased presentation of theories, issues, and controversies and for its exhaustive research base, this book presents cutting-edge, seminal research, as well as up-to-the-minute policy and newsworthy examples. In this latest edition, the author has updated the text to address the latest topics, and has rewritten it for clarity and impact. This edition provides students with a gateway to online and multimedia resources that capture the immediacy of the field through CNN? videos, a CD-ROM, and the Internet. And, to help students assess their mastery of key chapter concepts, CriminologyNow?-the ultimate web-based student tutorial for the criminology course-is available FREE when packaged with the text. With its updates and array of supplements, the Ninth Edition of CRIMINOLOGY presents a powerful set of teaching and learning tools for instructors and students alike.

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This text offers a look at all areas of criminological theory, crime typologies and criminal justice system areas. Renowned for its research base, it presents cutting-edge and seminal research as well as newsworthy examples.

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This best-selling text provides a comprehensive, in-depth analysis of criminological theory, crime typologies, and the criminal justice system. Renowned for its unbiased presentation of theories, issues, and controversies and its exhaustive research base, this book presents cutting-edge, seminal research, as well as up-to-the-minute policy and newsworthy examples. In this latest edition, the author has updated the text to address the latest hot topics, as well as rewritten it for greater clarity and impact. This edition provides students with a gateway to online and multimedia resources that capture the immediacy of the field through CNN video, CD-ROM, and the Internet. With its many updates and new hot topics, and greater array of supplements, the Eighth Edition of CRIMINOLOGY presents a powerful and exciting set of teaching and learning tools for instructors and students alike.

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Larry J. Siegel was born in the Bronx in 1947. Growing up in the City, he became fascinated by the effects social forces had on human development and behavior. While attending the City College of New York in the 1960's, he came to the realization, at the

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Part I: CONCEPTS OF CRIME, LAW, AND CRIMINOLOGY. 1. Crime, Criminology, and the Criminal Law. 2. The Nature and Extent of Crime. 3. Victims and Victimization. Part II: THEORIES OF CRIME CAUSATION. 4. Choice Theory. 5. Trait Theories. 6. Social Structure Theories. 7. Social Process Theories. 8. Social Conflict Theory: Critical Criminology and Restorative Justice. 9. Developmental Theories: Life Course and Latent Trait. Part III: CRIME TYPOLOGIES. 10. Violent Crime. 11. Property Crimes. 12. Enterprise Crime: White-Collar, Cyber Crime, and Organized Crime. 13. Public Order Crimes. Part IV: THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. 14. Overview of the Criminal Justice System. 15. Police and Law Enforcement. 16. The Judicatory Process. 17. Corrections.

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ISBN:
9780534526542
Author:
SIEGEL, LARRY (UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS, LOWELL, USA)
Publisher:
Wadsworth Publishing
Compiled:
Cram 101
Author:
Cram 101
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews, Textbook Revie
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Author:
Siegel, 8th Edition
Location:
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Subject:
Book Notes
Subject:
Criminology
Subject:
Criminal Procedure
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Edition Description:
8TH ED
Series:
Cram101 Textbook Outlines
Publication Date:
December 2006
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
672
Dimensions:
2.30 in.

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"Synopsis" by , This best-selling text provides a comprehensive, in-depth analysis of criminological theory, crime typologies, and the criminal justice system. Renowned for its unbiased presentation of theories, issues, and controversies and its exhaustive research base, this book presents cutting-edge, seminal research, as well as up-to-the-minute policy and newsworthy examples. In this latest edition, the author has updated the text to address the latest hot topics, as well as rewritten it for greater clarity and impact. This edition provides students with a gateway to online and multimedia resources that capture the immediacy of the field through CNN video, CD-ROM, and the Internet. With its many updates and new hot topics, and greater array of supplements, the Eighth Edition of CRIMINOLOGY presents a powerful and exciting set of teaching and learning tools for instructors and students alike.
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