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Crime and Criminology By Robert D. White

Crime and Criminology
by Robert D. White

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About the causes of crime, this third edition describes the diverse and at times competing perspectives within criminology, and their attempts to explain why certain types of people engage in certain types of behaviour that have been identified as being criminal in nature.
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Crime and Criminology: An Introduction by Robert D. White

This book describes the diverse and at times competing perspectives within criminology, and their attempts to explain why certain types of people engage in certain types of behaviour that have been identified as begin criminal in nature. The authors are White from University of Tasmania, and Haines from University of Melbourne.

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About Robert D. White



Rob White is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Criminology Research Unit, School of Sociology and Social Work, University of Tasmania. Fiona Haines is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Criminology at the University of Melbourne.

Table of Contents


LIST OF CHARTS; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; 1. The Study of Crime; 2. Classical Theory; 3. Biological and Psychological Positivism; 4. Strain Theory; 5. Labelling Perspectives; 6. Marxist Criminology; 7. Feminist Perspectives; 8. New Right Criminology; 9. Left Realism; 10. Republican Theory and Restorative Justice; 11. Critical Criminology; 12. Conclusion; REFERENCES; INDEX

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GOR002692808
Crime and Criminology: An Introduction by Robert D. White
Robert D. White
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press Australia
2004-08-19
242
0195517326
9780195517323
N/A
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