Rational Choice and Criminal Behavior: Recent Research and Future Challenges
Alexis Russell Piquero, Stephen G. Tibbetts
Psychology Press, 2002 - Social Science - 353 pages
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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