Rational Choice and Criminal Behavior: Recent Research and Future Challenges

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Alexis Russell Piquero, Stephen G. Tibbetts
Psychology Press, 2002 - Social Science - 353 pages
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Rational Choice and Criminal Behavior" is a collection of essays by experts in the field of criminal justice examines various aspects of the rational choice framework, which deals with the degree to which criminal behavior represents a rational choice. The editors also include essays that cover specific policy approaches that stem from this framework, an argument that is crucial in the debate over punishment as a deterrent and the role of society in fostering criminal behavior.


  

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Contents

CHAPTER 2
25
CHAPTER 3
41
CHAPTER 4
65
CHAPTER 5
85
CHAPTER 6
109
CHAPTER 7
137
CHAPTER 8
163
CHAPTER 9
197
CHAPTER 10
219
CHAPTER 11
241
CHAPTER 12
265
CHAPTER 13
279
CHAPTER 14
297
CHAPTER 15
323
Contributors
341
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