Handbook on Crime and Deviance (Google eBook)

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Springer Science & Business Media, Jan 15, 2010 - Social Science - 620 pages
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This handbook is designed to review the important recent developments in the sociology of crime and deviance. The chapters will identify and discuss the “hot topics” and the cutting edge research of the field. The work is divided into 5 major sections: - History of the Discipline, - Methodological Issues in Crime Research, - Explanations of Crime, - Theory-Based Practice,- Special Topics. The editors have organized a comprehensive treatment of the field of criminology at the turn of the 21st century.
  

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Contents

I Methodological Issues In Crime Research
1
II Explanations of Crime
75
III Criminal JusticeRelated Issues
237
IV Special Topics In Crime And Deviance
381
Subject Index
585
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About the author (2010)

Charis E. Kubrin is Associate Professor of Sociology at George Washington University. She is coeditor of Crime: Readings (2007) and coauthor of Privileged Places: Race, Residence, and the Structure of Opportunity (2006).
Thomas D. Stucky is Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. He is author of Urban Politics, Crime Rates, and Police Strength (2005).
Marvin D. Krohn is Professor and Chair of the Department of Criminology, Law, and Society at the University of Florida. He is coauthor of Gangs and Delinquency in Developmental Perspective (2003), which was a recipient of the American Society of Criminology's Michael J. Hindelang Award.

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